May 1, 2012 ExxonMobil, one of the biggest companies in the world, has battled scandal after scandal and shaped much of how power works in modern society. How did it get to the top?
Heidi N. Moore
May 1, 2012 In a first for an airline, Delta plans to pay $150 million for an oil refinery in Pennsylvania in a effort to bring some order to its fuel prices. But even if Delta's oil refinery deal works out well, fares are probably not going to drop.
May 3, 2012 The airline has had enough of price hikes and supply interruptions. But whether the airline can run a refinery is another question.
Apr 19, 2013 Oil doesn't come from a gas pump, it comes from modern-day prospectors who depend on data ... and luck.
Apr 19, 2012 They always seem to come down slower than they went up, but gasoline prices are beginning to ease -- there could be more relief in sight.
Apr 17, 2012 There was an unexpected drop last month in housing starts. Meanwhile, President Obama has plans to crack down on those who manipulate oil prices.
Apr 17, 2012 President Obama announced a new crackdown on illegal manipulation of oil prices by traders. He's asking for stronger regulations, bigger penalties for violators and more cops on the regulatory beat.
Apr 17, 2012 The president wants $52 million to help the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shore up industry oversight, something analysts say will do little to oil prices.
Apr 17, 2012 Spanish oil giant Repsol currently controls Argentina's largest national oil company, but perhaps not for long.