Natural gas prices have slipped by a quarter in weeks after one of the warmest winters on record, which has dented demand in the short-term.
We're on the cusp of a revolution in the energy industry. It's one that could redraw the energy map of the world, give humanity the ability to tap essentially unlimited power sources, and – if you make the right investments – make a fortune for investors.
In short, we're living through a change in the way the world produces and consumes energy. It is a transition that's well under way. And it's being driven by the convergence of several key technological trends that are showing no sign of abating.
While you wouldn't be alone in thinking that solar power was further away than ever, you could be wrong. Solar is on the brink of becoming the world's dominant energy source.
Russia and Saudi Arabia hope to curb output to raise prices. Would that work? John Stepek looks at the oil investment cycle – and foresees the end of an era.
The oil price jumped from around $42 to more than $50 a barrel in August. But in the past few days the momentum has weakened.
Industrial gas giants Linde and Praxair are set for a $60bn merger – but regulators won’t give them an easy ride.
The US should be on the brink of a new recession if history is any guide. But we shouldn’t be too quick jump to conclusions.
The oil price is back on the slide after almost doubling in May.
Oil’s recovery seems to be sputtering out. John Stepek looks at what a fresh slide in the oil price could mean for monetary policy, the economy, and for you.
Two big oil company bosses have called the bottom of the oil market, and are talking up the industry’s prospects. But there are still plenty of reasons to worry.