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Rising crude supplies send oil futures down

Oil for November delivery decreased $1.47, or 1.7 percent, to $87.38 a barrel.  More »

Keystone be darned: Canada finds oil route around Obama

From the Canadian perspective, Keystone has become a tractor mired in an interminably muddy field.  More »

Shale boom tested as plummeting prices threaten U.S. drillers

More supply from hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, and less demand, are contributing to the tumble in West Texas Intermediate crude.  More »

American Water Works CEO says company could provide fracking services

The largest publicly traded water utility in the U.S. is in discussions about providing additional services to fracking companies.  More »

West Texas crude at 17-month low

Oil for November delivery fell $1.49, or 1.7 percent, to $88.85 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.  More »

New pipelines threaten U.S. Gulf Coast oil premium

U.S. Gulf crude is set to drop below international prices, after trading at a premium for the longest stretch in a year, as new pipelines bring additional supplies to the region.  More »

Putin power transition won’t be peaceful, exiled oil tycoon says

His comments come as Russia endures sanctions from the U.S. and European Union for its annexation of Crimea and investors pull money from the nation.  More »

Northeast U.S. gas at decade-high for winter on supply concern

Supplies in the so-called consuming east region, which covers the Northeast to the Midwest, are at the lowest seasonal level since 2000, government data show.  More »

Putin factions gridlocked over arrest as sanctions bite

Russia’s ruling elite is convulsing as the economy careens toward recession, the ruble hovers near a record low and the conflict in Ukraine pushes the country deeper into a standoff with the U.S and its allies.  More »

Tumbling oil prices punish hedge funds betting on gains

Hedge funds increased bets on rising oil prices just before crude futures tumbled to a 17-month low on signs that global supply is outstripping demand.  More »

West Texas crude settles below $90 a barrel

“You are seeing pretty good growth in oil supply and that’s weighing on the market,” an investor says.  More »

Kinder Morgan facing investor lawsuit over consolidation plan

Kinder, a Houston billionaire, is consolidating his pipeline empire as the U.S. shale drilling boom opens up $1.5 trillion in potential purchases and expansion projects.  More »