Energy Department Says US Is Now World's Top Oil ProducerSeveral states hit record production in August including Texas, which accounts for about 40 percent of U.S. crude
Economy Keeps Growing Even With Rising Oil PricesAmerica's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.
OPEC Enters Meeting That Could Set Direction Of Oil PricesOfficials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much they will open the spigot remain a wild card.
US Oil Prices Top $70 A Barrel For First Time Since 2014Benchmark U.S. crude rose $1.01 to settle at $70.73 a barrel on the futures market in New York. The international standard, Brent crude, was up $1.30 to $76.17 in London.
Harvey Could Have Deep Impact On Texas Oil, U.S. EconomyMassive flooding caused by Harvey along Texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger U.S. economy.
Texas Senate OKs Plan To Slow Local Property Tax Increases The Texas Senate has approved a plan designed to slow the increase of local property taxes as Republicans scramble to deliver on fiscally conservative promises despite a state budget crunch.
OPEC Cuts Will Have A Muted Effect On ConsumersOPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
Analyst: Gas Prices Dip To US Average Of $2.20 Per GallonThe average price of regular grade gasoline has fallen nationally to $2.20 per gallon, a drop of 6 cents over the past two weeks.
Falling Oil Prices Leads ConocoPhillips To Cut SpendingConocoPhillips said it plans to slash spending on projects by 25 percent next year as the energy company and its rivals deal with plunging oil prices.
Gas Prices Drop To Cheapest National Average In Nearly 7 YearsBarring any unforeseen shifts in market fundamentals, averages are likely to continue to decline leading into 2016.
Falling Oil Prices Have Universities Concerned About Donations Coming InIt's easy to see what oil money means to the University of Texas.
Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend FactsLet's check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.