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  • Owning an Oil Play Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Owning an Oil Play

    EOG Resources is one of Cramer's faves, and EOG Chairman & CEO Mark Papa explains why his company is worth the investment.

  • Fire at BP Oil Refinery in Washington State Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    Fire at BP Oil Refinery in Washington State

    A large fire broke out at the BP Cherry Point oil refinery in northwestern Washington State. It is the largest oil refinery in the state and the fourth largest on the West Coast. The refinery can produce up to 230,000 barrels of fuel a day and has more than 700 full-time employees. The cause of the fire is unknown. A BP official tells the NBC affiliate in Seattle, KING-TV, that no one was injured.

  • Payroll Tax-Cut May Be Offset by Rising Gas Prices Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 12:25 PM ET
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    The latest inflation data shows rising gasoline prices could start to pinch consumers and steal away any savings from the just-approved extension of the payroll tax cut.

  • Rising Gas Prices May Limit Payroll-Tax Cut Savings Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 5:35 PM ET
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    Rising gasoline prices could bite into any savings from the expected extension of the payroll tax cut, but for now the higher costs could be somewhat offset by lower winter heating bills.

  • Icahn Wants CVR Energy to Sell Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 5:16 PM ET
    Icahn Wants CVR Energy to Sell

    Legendary investor, explains why he is calling for the sale of CVR Energy. Icahn has a 14.5% stake in CVI. The Fast Money crew with the play on the sale, and options activity.

  • Gas Approaching $4 a Gallon This Summer: Gulf CEO Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:29 PM ET
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    The chief executive of Gulf Oil sees gasoline approaching $4 a gallon this summer despite declining demand as more refineries close and tensions heat up in the Middle East.

  • After US Oil Snub, Canada Focuses on China Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 9:58 PM ET
    The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada.

    Canada will focus on exporting oil and other goods to China and other booming Asian economies even if Washington overturns its decision to block a pipeline that would have sent more Canadian crude to the United States.     

  • Iran Oil Ban Would Hurt EU, Boost Price: OPEC Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
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    Any decision by Iran to cut oil exports to the European Union will affect the price of oil and hurt the region's economy, OPEC Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri told CNBC on Monday.

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    East coast consumers could see the return of $4 gasoline before the rest of the country, as another key refinery serving the region plans to shut down.

  • Options Action: Tesoro    Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:52 PM ET

    An call spread options play on oil refiner, Tesoro, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.

  • Iran Won’t Risk Petrodollars In Gulf, Analyst Says Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Tough talk from Tehran this week sent crude oil prices higher, but what does a cost-benefit perspective suggest?

  • Use Oil Rally On Iran Fears to Sell, Say Pros Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    A couple of “Fast Money” pros largely brushed aside concerns about Iran’s effect on crude oil prices Tuesday, focusing instead on decreasing demand as the stronger factor in the commodities market.

  • Energy Analyst: Valero a Good Deal Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    Among the gainers in the energy sector Friday, Valero also stood out as a solid play looking ahead, said Oppenheimer energy analyst Fadel Gheit.

  • Trading the Tablet Wars Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 5:18 PM ET
    Trading the Tablet Wars

    Chris Danely, JPMorgan with the trade on the tablet wars. Also, the update on a court decision that could deliver a major blow to Rambus.

  • Oil Tops $100 & Other Planet Plays Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:21 PM ET
    Oil Tops $100 &  Other Planet Plays

    Rich Ilczyszyn, independent commodities trader, has the bullish play on oil's rally, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the nuclear bidding war for uranium developer, Hathor Exploration.

  • Mega-Mergers Send Middle Market Scrambling Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:07 PM ET
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    This week's mega-mergers have suddenly forced mid-sized players to reexamine their strategies.

  • Oil Stocks on Fire & Aluminum is Cheap Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 5:37 PM ET
    Oil Stocks on Fire & Aluminum is Cheap

    Paul Sankey, Deutsche Bank lead oil analyst with the play on oil refiner stocks, and the trade on metals, especially aluminum, which is cheap relative to other base metals, says Dan Dicker, Mercbloc president.

  • Job Promise Fuels Oil Drilling Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 1:48 PM ET
    Job Promise Fuels Oil Drilling

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the oil industry from Larose, Louisiana, where the promise of paying jobs is fueling the call for expanded drilling.

  • World’s Most Polluted Countries Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 12:50 AM ET
    Emerging nations around the world are often heralded for their fast growth, but we don’t often hear about the downsides of that rapid development.The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries. Almost all the worst offenders are either major oil and gas producers, or emerging economies that are growing rapidly.The WHO study looked at air quality in 91 countries, measured by t

    The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.

  • Time to Sell the Refiners? Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:28 PM ET
    Time to Sell the Refiners?

    Money is flowing back into crude oil with futures near ninety dollars a barrel. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, LLC weighs in on what it means for refiners and how to trade it.