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Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected.

Mnuchin: Existing sanctions against Iran are working
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. continues to have the "strongest sanctions ever."

Expecting oil prices to decline amid escalating geopolitical tensions: Morgan Stanley
Martijn Rats, global oil strategist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the oil market.

Sustainable energy's predictable yield makes it a strong investment, fund manager says
Peter Dickson, technical partner at clean energy fund manager Glennmont Partners, discusses investing in the sustainable energy sector.

G-20 meeting more important than OPEC for oil right now, says expert
Dan Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Market, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down oil prices amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

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Thrifty drillers go electric as low natural gas prices spur fuel switch
Thrifty drillers have found a new use for the glut of natural gas that’s sent prices for the fuel below zero in America’s biggest shale patch: Use it to power fracing operations.

OPEC member fans out to Australia, Canada in global gas push
Kuwait plans to boost production from Canadian shale deposits by two thirds and increase output of natural gas in Australia as the OPEC member ramps up efforts to find and develop overseas deposits of the fuel.

RRC commissioners assess nearly $1 million in penalties
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $939,780 in fines involving 288 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners' conference this week.