As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.
Energy tycoon Boone Pickens predicted Friday that oil prices would be back near $70 or $80 a barrel by the fourth quarter of this year.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said oil's drop has led to the state's lowest rig count in five years.
Investors who believe in a long-term recovery in oil prices should look to exploration and production companies, said David Tameron.
Newly empowered Republicans are wasting no time in their agenda, with a push to revive the Keystone XL Pipeline bill.
Whlie falling oil prices are helping the U.S. economy, job prospects in the oil patch aren't so bright.
While some are praising New York's decision to ban fracking, some business owners who were hoping for a drilling-related boom are disappointed.
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.
Enterprise Products Partners is shelving a pipeline that would have transported crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma, the company said Friday.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Williston, North Dakota, on the impact of dropping oil prices. Sullivan is getting the feeling business isn't seeing a slowdown there yet.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports heavy debt loads are among the reasons why some of the Bakken stocks are taking a hit.
Oil stocks have taken a beating, but companies that run on energy have taken the Dow Transports to new highs.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Williston, North Dakota, on the concern of how fast the price of oil has declined.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Williston, North Dakota, on why many Bakken producers are not concerned yet with about $65 oil.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota, a long-time Democratic supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline, also said to just wait until next year.
Private equity is betting that gas and oil—notrenewables like wind and solar—will continue to dominate as energy sources in 25 years.
Philadelphia is developing a new reputation as a nexus of oil and gas transportation, which bodes well for its economy.
The recent drop in oil prices may soon take a big bite out of tax revenues in states that are big energy producers.
With the raging levels of oil production in the United States, Cramer shares his concerns about lack of legal infrastructure and storage of the oil.
Lifting the 1970s ban on crude exports would go a long way to reducing energy prices and increasing jobs in the U.S., the CEO of Hess tells CNBC.