HOUSTON/ RUNGE, Texas, July 14- Two years ago, Reg MacDonald's 20- day drilling classes were packed to capacity, with nearly 40 students eager to land lucrative jobs in the booming oil and gas industry. The latest rout in oil prices has been the last straw for many workers just getting back on their feet after the last downturn in 2008, said MacDonald, president of... » Read More
Trying to pick the bottom of oil's surprise price plunge may be tougher this time around, with analysts turning to non-traditional indicators to make predictions.
Oil rig count numbers have a long way to drop, late to chase the price fall in gas prices.
A sale of parts of Halliburton's business to appease regulators could be a game-changer for smaller oilfield services companies, analysts say.
Baker Hughes confirmed Thursday it is in preliminary talks with Halliburton regarding a potential business combination in a release.
Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn reported a 9.99 percent stake in Civeo and said that its CEO should be replaced on Thursday.
Oil and gas firms are "routinely" underpaying their workers, according to an investigation from ProPublica.
The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for all cash
The age of robots as mankind's master is beginning, but don't be Terminator-terrified. Profit from the rise of the machines.
Pipeline companies are viewed by Wall Street as engines of growth, especially as the oil boom in the U.S. continues.
Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.
BP will use unmanned aircraft systems to conduct aerial surveys of Alaska's North Slope.
Freeport-McMoRan is selling its Eagle Ford Shale assets in Texas to an Encana subsidiary for $3.1 billion.
Oil-by-rail shippers have mostly ignored U.S. government requests for data that aim to prevent mishaps, officials said on Friday.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
Barry Davis, EnLink Midstream president & CEO, discusses details of the massive deal that mergers Devon Energy with Crosstex Energy and shares his thoughts on processing areas rich in shale oil. The biggest headwind is managing regulations, says Davis.
Creating an export-driven natural gas renaissance in the United States requires building infrastructure—and a lot of it.
BP won a legal reprieve in its effort to force the administrator of a settlement related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Insight on the day's major selloff, with Ira Epstein, The Linn Group; Frank McGhee, Integrated Brokerage Services; Stephen Schork, The Schork Report; Komal Sri-Kumar, Sri-Kumar Global Strategies; and CNBC's Bob Pisani & Sharon Eppesron.
General Electric is paying $3.3 billion for Lufkin Industries to expand its oil and gas equipment business, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. What this means for the company, with Daniel Holland, Morningstar, and Christopher Glynn, Oppenheimer & Co.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.