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Hopes of Fed Cut Jolts Oil Prices

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BP, Statoil Withdraw Staff From Algeria After Al Qaeda Attack

Mar 21, 2016 at 11:55 | Charles Kennedy

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Oil Markets Increasingly Bullish As Long Positions Surge

Mar 21, 2016 at 11:11 | Matt Smith

Three hundred and thirty-one years after the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, and the market is once again looking composed, despite its recent push to multi-month…

A Massive Funding Source Emerges In Oil And Gas

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Supply Outages in OPEC Countries Push Up Oil Prices

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Mar 18, 2016 at 17:40 | Michael McDonald

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An Output Freeze Is Still The Big Red-Herring For Oil

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:31 | Charles Kennedy

The way things are shaping up on the oil price panic barometer, 17 April is now a D-Day of sorts for the industry. It’s the day…

The Unexpected Threat To Our Economic Growth System

Mar 18, 2016 at 17:31 | Gail Tverberg

Economic growth never seems to be as high as those making forecasts would like it to be. This is a record of recent forecasts by the…

The Energy Market ‘Rapid Roundup’

Mar 18, 2016 at 16:56 | Dan Dicker

A few words about this ‘Rapid Roundup” of energy names before I start reeling them off (or as many as I can reasonably do). My request…

Oil Storage Continues to Weigh on Rally

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Rig Counts May See Uptick As Oil Surpasses $40

Mar 18, 2016 at 16:48 | Jim Hyerczyk

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Despite Fundamentals, Oil Surges Above $40

Mar 18, 2016 at 15:54 | Evan Kelly

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Oil Industry On Edge As Political Turmoil In Brazil Rages On

Mar 17, 2016 at 18:26 | Nick Cunningham

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff looks more vulnerable than ever, and her exit from power no longer looks unlikely. More than 3 million people protested in…

Tesla Bears Fear This Metric

Mar 17, 2016 at 18:25 | Michael McDonald

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The Fed And The Oil Markets On Unsustainable Path As Election Looms

Mar 17, 2016 at 15:59 | Leonard Brecken

Oil prices have increased 50 percent since the lows exhibited earlier this year, a rise that is largely linked to the positive market reaction to the…

Shell And Apache To Start Fracking In Egypt This Month

Mar 17, 2016 at 15:58 | James Burgess

Egypt is close to joining the club of unconventional gas producers after Shell and Apache announced their local joint venture was ready to start work on…

Largest U.S. Refinery Now Belongs To Saudi Arabia

Mar 17, 2016 at 11:57 | Charles Kennedy

Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco appear to be getting a divorce, breaking up their joint venture in U.S.-based refining assets. The two companies joined together…

Oil Prices Jump As Dollar Hits 5-Month Lows

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Giants Topple In The Beleaguered Coal Industry

Mar 17, 2016 at 10:31 | Dave Forest

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Dear President Trump or President Clinton, Here is Your Energy Agenda

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The Rationale Behind Russia’s Withdrawal From Syria

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