Oct 6- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, under pressure from activist shareholder Carl Icahn and weak commodity prices, said on Tuesday it is slashing its board size and exploring a return to its roots as a copper-focused mining company. Splitting up the company "is definitely what shareholders want," said Adrian Day, chief executive of Maryland- based Adrian Day Asset...» Read More
Sharply divergent climate change policies on opposite sides of the Atlantic are setting off political fireworks as European environmental regulators prepare to extend their reach across the ocean. Starting Jan. 1, the European Union will require all carriers entering or leaving its airports to either reduce their emissions or pay a charge — whether the airline is United, Air France or Lufthansa.
Bahrain might be the smallest petroleum producer in the Gulf but its strategic production and refining relationship with Saudi Arabia means that the hydrocarbon sector remains critical to the wider economy, according to oil minister, Dr. Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza.
Cramer is eyeing a promising sign for use of this alternative fuel source in the USA.
An increase in summer driving, particularly in the northeastern U.S., provided "a nice pickup in demand" for gas prices, Gulf Oil CEO Joe Petrowski told CNBC Monday.
A play on the comeback in natural gas, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
Stock picks for all energy investment needs, with Dan Rice, BlackRock portfolio manager/head of global resources, who says his firm is currently trying to predict the long term price of crude oil, which might reach $120 per barrel.
Sizzling hot temperatures around the country are driving up natural gas and electricity demand, with air-conditioners and generators in overdrive in the 100-plus degree heat. But futures traders, who didn't bet on this intense heat a week ago, missed the wave, reports CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Find out what the “Mad Money” host thinks the BHP Billiton-Petrohawk Energy deal means for other gas and shales plays.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a look at energy stocks, especially nat gas places.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on earnings and chip stocks, and discuss the results of Euro banks' stress test and the euro, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale.
Discussing the internet company's blowout quarter and bright future, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on Google, Clorox, and natural gas trades to make today.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on which building stocks to trade, and a play on natural gas, with Dan Fisher, MBF trading.
Sovereign debt issues on both sides of the Atlantic could be what drives markets Thursday, as traders also get another dose of testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Gold is at a new high above $1,585 an ounce, silver surged more than 7 percent to its highest price in six weeks, and U.S. oil prices are nearing triple-digit territory again. It's a momentum trader's dream, and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has been a key driver.
Chesapeake Energy is spending $1 billion on a three-pronged plan to "break the headlock" of OPEC oil dependency, CEO Aubrey McClendon told CNBC Tuesday.
August Brent crude futures, while down nearly 1 percent from Monday’s close, remain solidly above $115 a barrel and mirror the relative strength of the OPEC basket price.
Unveiling new investments in the natural gas infrastructure, with Aubrey McClendon, Chesapeake Energy chairman/CEO.
The Iraqi government is expected to sign a $12 billion gas deal with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi Corp on Tuesday, Dow Jones reported.
It looks like it may be a busy weekend for Williams Companies, its advisors and its board of directors as the company seems likely to move ahead with an offer to top Energy Transfer's latest $40-a-share offer for Southern Union, according to sources.