Retail gasoline prices have hit their high for the year, but the news is not all bad. Despite the fact that AAA says prices have risen 17 cents a gallon, hitting $265 per gallon, prices are a lot lower than a year ago--and taking into consideration the fact that crude oil prices have soared, it could have been a lot worse.
Prices were four times more volatile in 2009 than they are today as production grows for the ninth straight year.
Prices were four times more volatile in 2009 than they are today as production grows for the ninth straight year.
Arthur Berman discusses the current state of the shale oil and natural gas markets.
How much faith can we put in our ability to decipher all the numbers out there telling us the United States is closing in on its cornering of the global oil market?
The explosion of natural gas production has far reaching consequences on the world. International Energy Agency Director Maria van der Hoeven discusses the long-term potential.
Not all shale plays are created equal, and one in particular is bucking the trend with robust economics and company share prices that show it. But is it too late to buy in?
Energy pundits sing natural gas' praises, but Bill Powers, author of "Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth," isn't buying it. He sees serious flaws in how reserves are reported.
Low natural gas prices and volatile oil prices should not hinder investors in the oil and gas sector. In fact, low prices carry their own benefits.
What will it take for alternative energy to deliver the returns investors have dreamed of? Continued global economic recovery, unsubsidized demand and prices that give customers a green incentive without added costs.