Earthquakes in Texas and elsewhere have ignited a flurry of comments linking them to fracking, without any proof.

The president spent less than a minute on Sunday announcing his administration's plans to prohibit drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

President Obama announced plans to move ahead with mandating methane emission reductions primarily directed at the renaissance in the energy industry.

As oil prices continue to decline, many oil-producing countries and investors will feel the pain, but drivers will enjoy the lower gas prices. 

With drilling activity slowing in America's oil patch, the effects will be felt throughout the economy.