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.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Aubrey McClendon of American Energy Partners is at it again, raising money for new drilling investments but there are a number of headwinds.
Oilman Harold Hamm says the Saudi hard line on production has turned the Russian "ruble into rubble" while also squeezing U.S. producers.
Oil supply running ahead of demand hasn't just pressured prices, it's also filling up storage space, potentially pushing crude toward another leg down.
Chevron announced it is relinquishing concessions in Romania, the last of its shale gas projects in Europe.
Activist hedge funds are buying stakes in North American oil and gas producers whose stocks have fallen because of the collapse of energy prices.
Falling oil prices have helped give rise to tech firms that focus on making drilling more efficient.
Oil's recovery may be short-lived, but some analysts believe now is the time to get back into energy stocks.
Energy bonds took a hit from fears low oil prices would spur a surge in defaults, but most issuers should stay resilient, Goldman Sachs said.
The life cycle of U.S. shale oil wells could put a question mark over American output and price stability.