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The path towards controversial gas extraction method fracking in the U.K. has been paved, with a north of England site likely the first to use it.
Nigeria is probing whether it was short-changed by deals to swap crude for refined products, the state oil company, traders and a security source said.
U.S. District Judge could be close to fining energy company BP for 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Times Picayune reported.
Saudi Arabia is set to increase oil output to a new record to meet a global demand rise, a senior state oil company official said.
Lower oil prices could exacerbate potential labor shortages in the energy industry, according to The Times-Picayune.
Blackstone Group has strengthened its ties to Nigeria, the West African country where it could put big money to work.
China and Iran are shifting from exchanging imported goods for oil to using cash for energy transactions, according to Breaking Energy.
Headlines about Mexico have been dominated by violence, corruption and weak growth. However, the country's fortunes may be revived, with banks like HSBC interested in investing.
The strong jobs report is a reminder that this factor may be saving the economy, says Larry Kudlow.
Norway's $890 billion government pension fund will sell off many of its investments related to coal, the New York Times reports.
The EPA said in a Thursday report that it found no evidence fracking has a "widespread" impact on drinking water.
Two different oil ministers from OPEC have suggested the cartel could raise its production target.
T. Boone Pickens says Saudi production is topping out at about 10 million barrels per day and oil prices will return to $70 per barrel by year end.
It's too soon for Saudi Arabia to take its victory bow. The decision not to cut has failed to bring frackers to their knees.
Weak global economic growth momentum and a supply glut will cap oil prices at around $60 for the rest of 2015 and into 2016, analysts say.
"Fast Money" traders discussed how to play oil stocks ahead of Wednesday's inventories and Friday's rig count.
The shale gas revolution will be "very painful for many parts of the world," with the U.S. potentially the new swing producer, the head of BP told CNBC.
American energy independence is an enormous red herring, no matter how much the shale hawks and politicians want it to be true.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister has defended his country's refusal to cut production, arguing that demand for oil is set to increase.
CNBC sat down with the top energy CEO's at the RBC Energy Conference to talk about their perspectives on the future of the industry.