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What's behind the spike in pump prices where you are?
10 Jun 2013 at 7:47am
After prices spiked much higher than average in several parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they're suddenly shelling out more to fill up.
Part 1: Energy boom dawning in America
18 Mar 2013 at 7:23am
In a turnaround that industry insiders describe as nothing short of amazing, advances in drilling technology have drastically altered America's energy picture, setting the stage for a boom that many believe could supercharge the entire economy.
Part 2: Boom begins to ripple through US economy
25 Mar 2013 at 1:52am
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
Part 3: Energy boom could shake global order
31 Mar 2013 at 9:25am
Power Shift: A dramatic change is occurring in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world ? one that could lead to far-reaching changes in geopolitics.
Part 4: Disputes on fracking impact obscure its future
12 Apr 2013 at 2:33pm
Many facts about fracking's impact on the environment remain hotly contested. Consequences like water contamination have proven, but often it is not clear if they were directly caused by fracking or the result of sloppy drilling practices.
Video: Oil may again alter Mideast's course
29 Mar 2013 at 1:32pm
As energy production in North America climbs, NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel explores what it will mean to oil-producing countries in the Middle East. (NBCNews.com)
Interactive map: Where US energy is produced
18 Mar 2013 at 7:39am
See which states produce different types of energy, and where "fracking" is taking place.
Video: Residents welcome energy boom, while it lasts
15 Mar 2013 at 7:12pm
New technology is creating a boom in energy extraction in the Permian Basin. For most residents, it's a welcome boost to the economy. (NBCNews.com)
Video: Boom town companies compete for employees
14 Mar 2013 at 1:00pm
Restaurant lines are long and big ticket items are flying off the shelf in Midland-Odessa where energy is booming and employees are scarce (NBCNews.com)
Slideshow: Drilling down and out in Texas
14 Mar 2013 at 1:08pm
Watch a drilling crew at work near the small town of Garden City as they drill an oil well that eventually will extend more than a mile deep and a mile sideways in the Permian Basin.
Oil firms, environmentalists OK new fracking rules
20 Mar 2013 at 10:42am
In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast.
Drivers could see lower gas prices this summer
3 Apr 2013 at 3:26pm
Drivers can expect "significantly lower" gasoline prices this summer, but only if gas futures drop below the key level of $2.90 a gallon, professional trader Jim Iuorio told CNBC on Wednesday.
For oil markets, China isn't what it used to be
20 Mar 2013 at 9:57am
Analysts argue that China has less pull on market prices than it did even a few short years ago.
Propane: It's not just for barbecues anymore
7 Mar 2013 at 8:32am
Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.
Drivers may soon find relief at the gas pump
5 Mar 2013 at 8:25am
It may not be fast enough for some consumers, but the drop in pump prices is accelerating. Retail gasoline prices are down a penny overnight to $3.74 a gallon for the national average on Tuesday, which is down 3 cents from a year ago.