oil prices


An earnings shock as Big Oil adjusts to low oil prices

Oct 30, 2015
Multinationals are built for the long haul, but low oil prices are making them pull back.
Posted In: Shell, big oil, oil prices
A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

Fracking firms face hard times

Oct 5, 2015
Many are filing for bankruptcy or going out of business.
Posted In: fracking, oil prices, employment
A view of a 14-foot wave made of plastic bottles in San Francisco, California

One victim of falling oil prices? Recycling

Sep 4, 2015
It's now cheaper to make new plastic than to recycle the old.
Posted In: recycling, waste, oil prices

Breaking down the price of oil

Sep 3, 2015
Gas prices are not as easy to calculate as you might think.
Posted In: oil prices, energy, sustainability

Do you care how much a barrel of oil costs?

Aug 28, 2015
We're going in depth on oil, and its role in our lives and the global economy.
Posted In: cheap oil, oil prices
A sign at a Mobil gas station in Pismo Beach, California.

Oil is cheap, but gas is still expensive in California

Jul 22, 2015
Shortages of the state's special blend causes prices to spike, but this feels different.
Posted In: gas prices, oil prices, california, refineries
The Suncor refinery in Edmonton, Canada, which has the capacity to refine 142,000 barrels of light oil a day, according to the company. Oil prices have been blamed for the state of Canada's economy.

Oil slump takes Canada into recession

Jul 16, 2015
Declines in exports are the cause. The rest of the economy is holding up.
Posted In: Canada, recession, oil prices, exports

North Dakota oil town: Is it a bust or a slowdown?

Jun 3, 2015
Some developers are pushing ahead in Williston despite lower prices per barrel.
Posted In: Williston, North Dakota, Bakken, oil prices, oil boom

Cheaper fuel, cheaper flights. But not for you.

May 25, 2015
Continued low oil prices mean airlines are saving billions of dollars.
Posted In: airline industry, oil prices, consumers
David Brown, vice president for operations at Capital Lodge.

Oil downturn takes men out of 'man camps'

May 12, 2015
Housing planned during North Dakota's oil boom is now short on occupants.
Posted In: Bakken, oil rigs, oil drilling, oil prices, North Dakota, Williston, mancamps