As oil demand weakens, companies are cutting back drilling workers and services. John Kilduff, Again Capital, and Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal, weigh in on the impact to the U.S. economy.
While some are praising New York's decision to ban fracking, some business owners who were hoping for a drilling-related boom are disappointed.
Oil at $50 a barrel is not going to scare some producers, and investors should focus on companies with core acreage in good basins, said Mike Kelly.
Oil rig count numbers have a long way to drop, late to chase the price fall in gas prices.
Energy stocks will reach a bottom when investors feel they can't own them at any price—and that time is near, said Fundstrat founder Tom Lee.
Enterprise Products Partners is shelving a pipeline that would have transported crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma, the company said Friday.
Global demand for oil from OPEC next year will be less than expected because of weaker growth in consumption and the U.S. shale boom.
We should heed the warning sign that the silent crash in commodities is flashing, says Ron Insana.
Vladimir Putin is trying to make the best of a tough geopolitical situation, and one NATO member is seeing big benefits.
Oil prices are expected to stabilize, but OPEC will probably be forced to cut production, analysts say.
CNBC's Jake Novak responds to reader comments on a recent CNBC.com column that blamed progressives and green activists for threatening the U.S. energy boom.
JMorgan's Jim Casey is "concerned" about the impact of falling oil on high-yield bonds but said some hedge funds see opportunity.
Denton, a small town north of Dallas is the first municipality to ban fracking for shale oil, reports NBC.
Saudi Arabia and OPEC may have just launched an 'oil war.' Here's what the US response should be, says Ron Insana.
Oil stocks have taken a beating, but companies that run on energy have taken the Dow Transports to new highs.
Discussing Saudi Arabia's possible objectives with the price of oil, and the potential bottom in crude, with Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners.
Oil prices continue to fall. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the crude economics of extracting oil from the ground.
Oil producer and driller stocks are falling after oil's dip, but other energy companies are also seeing their stocks drop.
A sale of parts of Halliburton's business to appease regulators could be a game-changer for smaller oilfield services companies, analysts say.
Halliburton bought Baker Hughes to be a bigger, stronger integrated company to compete in the marketplace, said CEO Dave Lesar.