US Oil Industry's Renaissance Since Last Dow Record
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 3:53 PM ET
When the Dow last set a record high in late 2007, the U.S. was worried about waning oil supplies and was producing about 40 percent less oil than now. But a technological breakthrough—the joining of hydraulic fracturing technology and horizontal drilling—has led to an energy revival.
Canadian Oil Minister on Oil Sands
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
Canadian Oil Minister Joe Oliver speaks out on the most critical issue facing Canada today: transporting the vast supply of oil from Canadian oil sands.
Oil Industry Mulls Next Steps for Venezuela
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:41 PM ET
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death is not likely to result in near-term changes to the Venezuelan oil industry or global energy landscape, but it could ultimately result in political change that would reopen the country's energy industry to foreign investment.
BP CEO Talks Cyber-Attacks
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
BP CEO Bob Dudley talks about the constant cyber-attacks to BP and how they protect themselves.
Consumers May Find Some Relief at Gas Pump
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
It may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Analysts said the gasoline price slide could continue.
A Bounty of Natural Gas From Barnett: Survey
Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:52 AM ET
The study, funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, showed a cumulative 44 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserves from Barnett, with production declining through the year 2030. T
Tumbling Oil Prices May Have Further to Fall
Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET
Oil prices could continue to feel pressure, if the global economy turns out to be weaker than expected and oil production continues to grow in places like the U.S., Brazil and Iraq, according to James Burkhard, vice president and head of oil market research at IHS.
Nat Gas Boom Brings Environmental Concerns
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 8:56 AM ET
The shale gas energy industry needs to put in place better practices and reporting about "fracking" before public concerns delay or even stop use of the technology that has created a boom in U.S. natural gas production, according to the MIT professor who led President Obama's subcommittee on shale gas.
Energy Boom Ripples Through US Economy
Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
Power Shift: Energy Boom Dawning in America
Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
NBC News looks at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.