Tom DiChristopher is an award-winning multimedia journalist who covers energy for CNBC.com. He previously coordinated online coverage of broadcast guests for a number of CNBC's Business Day programs.
DiChristopher joined CNBC.com at the outset of the 2014 crude price downturn and has since reported on the fallout in the U.S. oil patch and abroad. He co-developed CNBC.com's "Crude Realities" series to take an in-depth, data-driven approach to chronicling the upheaval in oil markets. He has also produced breaking news and packaged reports on the network's news desk.
Prior to CNBC, he worked as a commercial real estate reporter and digital producer for The Real Deal.
DiChristopher holds a B.A. in English from SUNY Albany and an M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. While there, he was a producer for CUNY TV's news magazine show 219West and a founding producer of the AudioFiles podcast. His work for AudioFiles earned two Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Prior to studying at CUNY, DiChristopher reported on economic development and contemporary culture in Vietnam as managing editor of AsiaLIFE magazine in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Trump White House is casting "energy dominance" as a break with the Obama era, but little has changed in terms of energy export policy.
Oil prices rose after government data showed a surprise rise in U.S. stockpiles and a drop in gasoline inventories as refineries cut output.
Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm on Wednesday warned U.S. oil producers against raising output too much.
Oil prices surged on Tuesday, as traders covered short positions and anticipated a drop in U.S. crude inventories.
After a brief drop in Saudi oil exports in April and May, June crude loadings are back on the rise, according to ClipperData.
A sharp drop in bullish bets on oil prices and rise in bearish speculation could signal that crude futures don't have much further to fall.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the United States could suffer a Fukushima-style disaster if it does not deal with its nuclear waste.
Oil prices fall below $43 a barrel to fresh seven-month lows.
U.S. crude oil fell into bear market territory on Tuesday, and the losses could continue in the coming months if historical trends hold.
EQT Corp. is poised to become the largest U.S. natural gas producer after announcing it will acquire fellow shale driller Rice Energy.