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  • Chevron earnings fell well below expectations Friday, raising new questions about shareholder returns at a time when oil prices are sliding again.

  • M&A key to rebalance the energy industry: researcher

    Michele Della Vigna, head of European energy research at Goldman Sachs, discusses what to look out for in oil stocks and the impact of shale on the industry.

  • A Marathon gas station in Chicago.

    CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Jim Lebenthal is buying an energy stock he believes will move higher regardless of the direction of oil prices.

  • Flared natural gas is burned at an Apache natural gas plant in the Permian Basin in Garden City, Texas.

    Companies are plowing billions into infrastructure projects, making long-term bets that demand for nat gas will keep growing.

  • Oil tanker at the Port of Long Beach, Calif.

    As oil slid on speculation of an Iran nuclear deal, Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" said one group could be a big beneficiary.

  • Congress should flip the calendar to 2015 and repeal the ban on crude-oil exports, says CME Group President Terry Duffy.

  • Workers from Select Energy Services at a Hess fracking site near Williston, N.D.

    A sudden oil price downturn puts drillers with weak balance sheets in a tough position ahead of a critical test of their health.

  • Shell's new Gulf project

    Marvin Odum, Shell Oil President, discusses the company's new project in the Gulf of Mexico. He says this is going to be a profitable project because the breakeven price is about $55 per barrel.

  • Floor hands work on an oil rig in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    The sharp drop in oil prices is squeezing drilling operations in North Dakota and the Bakken Formation. Will players in the region survive?

  • Oil workers on a drilling platform.

    Bankruptcy and dealmaking has yet to hit the U.S. oil patch, but drillers face another crucial test of their health this fall.

  • Drilling in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    Lower oil prices could exacerbate potential labor shortages in the energy industry, according to The Times-Picayune.

  • A file photo of workers entering an Exxon Mobil refinery

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on Exxon Mobil's fielding of questions about fracking activities at a state hearing. Discussing how big of a problem this could be for oil, with Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James.

  • OPEC keeps pumping

    OPEC decides to leave oil production levels where they are.

  • Oil pumps wells Monterey Shale fracking

    The EPA said in a Thursday report that it found no evidence fracking has a "widespread" impact on drinking water.

  • T. Boone Pickens.

    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.

  • A worker at Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian Basin outside Midland, Texas.

    Despite falling Tuesday amid fear of production hikes, crude oil prices may stabilize based on recent trends, an expert said.

  • Workers at an oil facility near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Technology made the US oil shale boom. New technology may allow oil giants Saudi Arabia and Norway to become the next fracking boomers.

  • Smog over Beijing, China.

    Governments globally charge prices for energy that do not account for its harmful side effects, amounting to a $5.3 trillion subsidy, the IMF said.

  • Crowdfunding in the oil patch

    Phil Racusin, EnergyFunders CEO, discusses why his company is financing drilling opportunities in small oil.

  • Fracking equipment at an Anadarko Petroleum site near Brighton in northern Colorado.

    With oil prices up, will companies dive back into drilling and fracking? Insight, with John Kilduff, Again Capital, and Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter.