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Energy: the MoneyWeek view

October 2014: Oil finally starts to slide The oil price fell more than 12% between July and September. It could fall to $90 a barrel by the end of the year. As for US natural gas, we'd expect the price to rise in the long-term as households and industries, prompted by tougher environmental regulations, switch.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

Chart of the week: Will Opec turn off the taps?

Members of oil cartel Opec are beginning to feel the fiscal squeeze of low oil prices – some more than others.

Fracking would unleash our very own economic miracle

The opportunity for fracking to transform some of Britain’s poorest areas is too good to pass up, says Matthew Lynn.

The end of fossil fuels

Renewed political commitment to tackling climate change, cheaper renewables technology, more costly prospecting – can fossil fuels survive this triple whammy? Simon Wilson reports.

Oil prices take another tumble

The return of high-grade Libyan oil to the market has caused a sharp slide in the price of crude.

Oil – the next big move

The price of oil has been stuck in a narrow range for some time. So are we due a breakout? Dominic Frisby looks at where oil might go next.

How to profit from the future of wind power

With demand for offshore wind power growing fast, there are plenty of opportunities for investors. Matthew Partridge picks one of the best ways to profit.

Oil price slides below $100

The price of oil has fallen into double digits, but don’t expect it to last.

Oil: expect a supply shock

Conflict in the Middle East could contribute to rising oil prices.

Mexico’s energy industry is open for business

President Enrique Peña Nieto has reformed Mexico’s energy industry. James McKeigue explains why that’s great news for investors.

US natural gas: a long-term bull market

Natural gas prices slipped over the summer, but expect prices to rise in the longer term.

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