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  • Massive fuel tank fire in Libya     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    A picture taken on July 28, 2014 shows smoke billowing from an oil depot where a huge blaze started following clashes around Tripoli airport, Libya.

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Libyan government is asking for international help to deal with a massive fuel tank fire that began because of fighting between militias.

  • Fire burns at huge Libyan oil depot amid clashes Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 7:13 AM ET
    A picture taken on July 28, 2014 shows smoke billowing from an oil depot where a huge blaze started following clashes around Tripoli airport, Libya.

    Libya appeals for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in Tripoli.

  • This surprising asset may become a new safe haven Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A worker secures a section of drill pipe on a crude oil rig outside New Town, N.D.

    U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Mixed bag in the commodities markets today. Oil was down on the day, even though geopolitics is likely to keep it high.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Another volatile day for commodities, as oil was down on the day. Nat gas got hammered again today, down another 2 percent. And gold was down, as well.

  • *Fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. BENGHAZI, Libya, July 22- A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city. Suicide bombings are rare in Libya, where a fragile government is struggling to impose order.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Volatile day in the pits     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Volatile day for commodities as oil was down on the day. Traders continue to watch the Middle East

  • *Fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. The El-Feel oilfield last week was forced to cut back due to events in Tripoli, where two rival brigades of militias have fought over control of the airport.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was up on the day, while nat gas was down.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up on the day, as was gold, following the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine. Nat gas was down after the day's storage report numbers.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold gets a bump     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil climbed on the day, as crude inventories were down 7.2 million barrels.

  • LONDON, July 16- U.S. crude prices gained a dollar to over $100.50 a barrel on Wednesday as data from China showed its economy grew faster than expected and a Libyan official said two main eastern ports were unlikely to export oil before August.

  • September crude prices gained a dollar to over $100.50 a barrel on Wednesday as data from China showed its economy grew faster than expected and a Libyan official said two main eastern oil ports would unlikely export before August.

  • World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil under $100     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Yellen's testimony helped drive down gold on the day, as traders tried to interpret her remarks.

  • Iraqi workers are seen at the Rumaila oil refinery, near the city of Basra, in 2009.

    Global oil prices fell on reports of improving Libyan oil output and are now about 10 percent off the highs reached last month.

  • World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • *Libya output rises to 580,000 bpd. World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.