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Oil Prices Stumble on Fears of Falling Demand
Oil prices dropped sharply Wednesday as data showing inventories rose last week reinforced concerns over slowing global demand.
U.S. Crude Oil Inventories Unexpectedly Increase
U.S. inventories of crude oil unexpectedly rose last week, while stockpiles of gasoline also increased, according to data released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.
Jerry Jones Is Betting on Natural Gas. Should You?
U.S. natural gas prices have fallen to three-year lows at a time of year when they should be rising, but the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys has bet more than $1 billion on the fuel.
Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels
Norway's parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies.
Energy & Utilities Roundup: Market Talk
The latest Market Talks covering Energy and Utilities
China, Russia Carriers to Ship Gas on Arctic Route
The agreement comes a year after Beijing released its first Arctic policy white paper in which it said it said it would encourage investment across the northern sea route and conduct commercial sailings that would be part of a "Polar Silk Road."
Oil Sanctions Reach Limits as Venezuela Is Wrung Dry
Venezuela's oil industry is reeling, but additional U.S. sanctions will have little effect as it trades with countries that will ignore them.
U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018
The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP.
Shell's Floating LNG Project Ships First Cargo
Royal Dutch Shells massive floating gas factory off Australia's northwest coast, a multibillion-dollar engineering achievement years in the making, has shipped its first cargo of liquefied natural gas.
Oil's Slide Lowers Fuel Prices Ahead of Summer Driving Season
Average retail gasoline prices have fallen in five consecutive weeks, putting many Americans on track to pay much less for fuel this summer.