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Italy’s state-backed oil giant makes a major discovery off the shores of Angola

Italian oil company Eni said it has made a new oil discovery in offshore Angola.
A trader watches the screen at his terminal on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York October 15, 2014.

Dow dives nearly 500 points, wiping out its gains for the year

Wall Street wiped out gains for the year Thursday as concerns about a cocktail of factors weighed on global markets.

The US is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the oil market

After becoming the world's largest oil producer this year, US influence in the energy market has continued to grow.

13 ways you’re wasting electricity that are costing you

You might not realize that some of your mindless daily habits are upping the cost of your utility bill. Here's what you need to know.

The Silicon Valley startup behind bottled human ‘superfuel’ is launching an updated line of ‘smart drugs’

A Silicon Valley startup known for chewable coffee and human '"superfuel" is updating its product lineup with fresh ingredients informed by scientific research. HVMN says their new line of so-called "smart drugs" — pills to help with focus, energy, and sleep — is designed with athletes in mind.
An American flag hangs on the side of a Southern oil refinery.

Oil tumbles below $70, hits lowest level in nearly a month

Oil prices tumbled Wednesday to their lowest level since September after government data showed US inventories rose more than expected and as stocks paused an earlier rebound.

Saudi Arabia using the ‘oil weapon option’ could cause prices to soar to $150

While Saudi Arabia isn't likely to follow through with what many saw as a veiled threat to pressure the energy market if the West imposes sanctions against Riyadh, analysts aren't ruling that scenario out.

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming in the regions of the wind turbines. But they would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would help fight climate change and global warming.

Oil spikes to its highest level in almost 4 years as Iran sanctions loom

Oil prices rallied to near four-year highs Wednesday, erasing earlier losses as markets weighed the largest rise in US crude inventories this year against looming oil sanctions against Iran.