Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski plans to introduce legislation this year to end the ban on US oil exports, in place since the 1970s.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on recovery 5 years after the disastrous BP Gulf oil spill.
US oil companies have quickly become the new swing factor in the oil market. How they react to the crash will be key to future oil prices.
Energy companies are in talks with bank lenders about borrowing money, which is prompting some to dump out of their bank loans, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Shell's takeover bid for BG may be a harbinger of more deals for Australia's resources sector, which has taken a body blow from low commodity prices.
Shell’s $69 billion bid for BG Group could increase its exposure to Brazil at a time when the country appears to be destabilizing and stagnating.
U.S. oil inventory and capex falls may boost prices modestly near term, but production growth is still too strong for substantial gains, Goldman said.
Plunging oil has been a windfall for U.S. consumers, but energy-reliant countries like Angola, however, the effect has been far less beneficial.
Is oil headed to $100? $30? It may not matter, says Ron Insana. It could be headed the way of the dinosaurs.
OPEC and lower global oil prices delivered a one-two punch to the drillers in North Dakota and Texas. Now they are fighting back.
The federal government unveiled the first mandates for fracking operations on federal and Indian lands on Friday.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan checks on the health of energy stocks as the price of Brent and WTI trade lower.
Exploration and production firms have issued nearly $9 billion in stock this year, well above recent first-quarter totals.
Billionaire oilman Harold Hamm tells CNBC that American refineries can't handle all the oil being produced domestically.
Harold Hamm, Continental Resources CEO, explains why he is calling to let American energy companies export their oil and level the playing field.
If investors know where to look they may find some opportunity in the oil-drilling sector, analyst Ken Sill said.
Brazil's Supreme Court will probe 34 politicians in connection with a multibillion-dollar kickback scheme at state-controlled oil company Petrobras.
The energy industry's failure to use the data it collects means it's not as efficient as it could be, leaving money on the table.
Despite the meltdown in oil, prices are more likely to rise than to fall further because of political instability, an industry consultant tells CNBC.
With oil's price collapse, we can now declare that OPEC's reign as king of the market is over.