Category: Crude oil

Corn to be planted in anti-pipeline message

About four acres of Ponka red corn will be planted this weekend in a field near Neligh, Nebraska, to fill out an anti-pipeline message carved into the ground earlier this spring.  More »

Oil ends the week down 1.6 percent

But benchmark U.S. crude finished the month up nearly 3 percent.  More »

Feds launch oil export studies

The federal government’s top energy analysts have kicked off their examination of issues surrounding the nation’s crude export ban, releasing a paper that examines the limited opportunities for offloading the light, sweet oil increasingly flowing out of U.S. wells.  More »

Oil back above $103 ahead on supply drop

Internationally, prices were still supported by the crisis in eastern Ukraine.  More »

Report: Exporting US oil would be economic boon

A new report says the U.S. would benefit from lifting a nearly four-decade-old ban on exporting domestic crude oil.  More »

Oil drops on expected rise in U.S. supply

Crude for July delivery fell $1.39 to close at $102.72 a barrel.  More »

Laredo Energy gets $130M to up drilling

Laredo Energy has landed $130 million in private equity funding to cover its Texas drilling efforts, the Houston company said Wednesday.  More »

Oil higher above $104 on crises in Ukraine, Libya

The price of oil inched higher above $104 a barrel Wednesday as the conflicts in Ukraine and Libya posed renewed risks to crude supplies.  More »

Oil stays above $104 on crises in Ukraine, Libya

The price of oil remained above $104 a barrel Tuesday as investors weighed how the conflicts in Ukraine and Libya were likely to affect crude supplies.  More »

Oil futures down to near $104 after Ukraine vote

Natural gas fell after a proposed solution to a dispute over Ukrainian natural gas debts to Moscow was revealed, raising hopes that a supply cutoff would be averted.  More »

Oil settles above $104 ahead of Ukraine vote

Holidays will keep markets closed on Monday in the U.S.  More »

Oil eases but remains near $104 a barrel

The U.S. oil price hit a one-month high earlier in the week.  More »