Emma Richards, senior oil and gas analyst at BMI Research, says that relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia are so poor that no supply agreement will be reached at this week's oil producer meeting in Algiers.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest from this week's OPEC meeting in Algiers.
S&P Global Platts's Sarah Cottle outlines the various steps in the process of OPEC members actually formalizing a output freeze agreement.
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Oil-related U.S. equities are at low enough levels to look attractive for investors, says Reyl Singapore's Daryl Liew.
Oil producers are unlikely to settle on any kind of deal in Algeria this week, postponing hopes for an end to the current supply glut.
This week's energy summit in Algeria isn't an official OPEC policy meeting so it's unlikely that a deal will be reached, warned Mitul Kotecha of Barclays.
Don't expect any real decisions from the OPEC meeting, except for comments that play on the market's hopes of a future deal, says ClipperData's Matt Smith.
But, skepticism about any deal being reached has prompted some money managers to cut their bullish bets to a one-month low.
Argus Media's Azlin Ahmad says Saudi Arabia will build consensus on production, which might then be drafted into a formal deal at the next meeting.
The rhetoric leading up to next week's OPEC meeting is signaling the possibility of a freeze in oil production, RBC's Helima Croft says.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on oil's positive week, in spite of a down Friday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices were down 4 percent today on news the Saudis would only consider a production cut if Iran did the same.
Crude was down big today after Saudi Arabia said it would reduce production only if Iran capped its output. Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets, discusses.
Oil fell on Friday, paring weekly gains, on a report that Saudi Arabia did not expect an agreement at talks next week among major crude exporters.
Rising prices embolden creditors and shareholders to challenge drillers' restructuring plans, putting a bankruptcy exit at risk.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has called off its La Nina watch, which means more uncertainty in forecasts.
The Federal Reserve on Friday outlined a plan to limit Wall Street bets on the energy sector.
Prospects for Brent crude rising above $50 a barrel in 2017 are less than 50/50, says oil investment advisor Nansen G. Saleri. Here's why.
Shares of Ashland spinoff Valvoline opened at $24.10 in its initial public offering on Friday.
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