Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

How will the Fed respond to plummeting oil prices?

Dec 16, 2014
Cheap oil could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates. Or not.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices, The Fed, Federal Reserve
Chinese laborers repair an oil pumping unit at an oilfield on the outskirts of Hejian city, Hebei province, China.

Where the surplus oil goes

Dec 12, 2014
Basically, anywhere and everywhere it can be stored.
Posted In: Oil, oil surplus, global oil, China
Gas is flared as waste in March from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil is extracted using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, near Buttonwillow, California.

The problem with fracking

Nov 24, 2014
Fracked oil wells decline in output quickly -- requiring more fracked wells
Posted In: Oil, fracking, enviroment
French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius speaks to media upon arrival for nuclear talks with Iran in the Palais Coburg in Vienna on November 21, 2014.

What might happen after Iran sanctions are lifted

Nov 24, 2014
Monday is the deadline for a deal in Iran’s nuclear talks.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, nuclear, oil sanctions
A copy of S. 2280, a bill which would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C.

Does Keystone even matter anymore?

Nov 18, 2014
Argument for the Keystone pipeline lost steam in years before the Senate vote.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, Oil, Senate
Harold Hamm, Oklahoma oil tycoon attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, at Lincoln Center.

How important is a CEO to a company's success? It depends.

Nov 11, 2014
The question became a critical issue in the Continental CEO's $1 billion divorce case.
Posted In: divorce, ceo, Oil, harold hamm, oklahoma
A gas pump nozzle sits in a car at a Chevron gas station in San Francisco, California.

How falling prices affect big oil companies

Oct 31, 2014
Lower prices at least make refining more profitable
Posted In: oil earnings, Oil, ExxonMobil, Chevron, oil giants
US-Energy-Gas-Environment Jeff Boggs, responsible for the drilling at Consol Energy poses in front of one of the company's Horizontal Gas Drilling Rigs exploring the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA.

Ohio wants its slice of fracking's oil wealth

Oct 29, 2014
Some states tax oil production much more than other states
Posted In: Oil, fracking, Ohio, severance, severance tax
BP's oil refinery complex continues it's 24-hour production of petroleum and gas at Grangemouth in central Scotland. Projections for oil demand are the lowest since 2009.

Weak demand for oil is sign of weak global economy

Oct 14, 2014
What does weak demand for oil say about the overall economy?
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, international energy agency, global economy

Drill for the cure

Oct 8, 2014
An oil company finds a creative way to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness.
Posted In: Breast Cancer Awareness, Oil, promotion