Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will buy natural gas pipeline operator Copano Energy for $3.22 billion to tap into growing demand for infrastructure in Texas and Oklahoma.
Mark Lewis, director of commodities at Deutsche Bank Securities, tells CNBC prices are in oil are stable which is evidence that the crude oil market is tighter than people realize.
Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, tells CNBC that a general sense of instability post the Arab Spring has already been factored in to the oil price but there has been no direct impact from the Algerian hostage attack.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Gary Kaminsky speaks to Shelley Bergman, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, about why he sees opportunities in natural gas stocks.
Hess announced it is closing its Port Redding, NJ, refinery by the end of the month. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains what the closure of this key refinery in New York Harbor -- responsible for about 7.5 percent of gasoline production on the Eastern seaboard -- will be mean for drivers in the Northeast.
Oil companies at the heart of the US shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined in a practice causing growing concern about the waste of resources and damage to the environment.
In an ominously near-accurate prediction, intelligence experts warned twice last year that the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria could be the target of an attack by Islamic militants.
Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, tells CNBC that a big problem for the Middle East is that they are consuming too much of their own energy, with consumption up 500% in the last thirty years.
Peter Voser, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, tells CNBC about a ten billion dollar shale gas deal signed with Ukraine.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and says the rebound in WTI was driven by a pipeline bottleneck and refinery issues.
Union Pacific's decline in coal shipments is being partially offset by the shale boom and price increases, CFO Rob Knight told CNBC.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at the market's developing interest in pipelines across the U.S.
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Michael Ward, CSX Corporation chairman & CEO, breaks down his company's mixed fourth quarter results, as slumping coal demand and low natural gas prices continue to weigh on the sector.
The Fast Money traders discuss news that Microsoft is in talks with Silver Lake to invest between $1 billion and $3 billion as part of a Dell leveraged buyout. Also, Sasol is going to build the first U.S. plant that will convert nat gas diesel and other liquid fuels, with Andre de Ruyter, Sasol Limited.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets as oil hits a four-month high. And Nebraska's governor approves a new route for the Keystone pipeline.
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that avoids the environmentally sensitive Sandhills region.
Pro trader Jim Iuorio explains why the cold temperatures might push nat gas higher.
"Let's not forget this is an act of terror," said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in commenting on the hostages held in Algeria. Americans are still being held hostage, among others, with Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow.