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  • Crumbling oil makes Putin more dangerous: Expert Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    Russia's president is being pushed "further into a corner," leaving him little option but to continue his aggression, Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer says.

  • The report comes as governments scramble to better understand the extent of Iran's cyber capabilities, which researchers say have grown rapidly as Tehran seeks to retaliate for Western cyber attacks on its nuclear program. It did not identify the companies targeted, but said they included major aerospace firms, airports and airlines, universities, energy...

  • *Iran badly hurt by tumbling oil prices. *Iran government increases bread price by 30 pct. The currency has been hit by what OPEC member Iran sees as twin setbacks-- a fall in the price of oil, the country's economic mainstay, and the prospect of more months of sanctions curbing its ability to do business with the rest of the world.

  • *Iran badly hurt by tumbling oil prices. DUBAI, Dec 1- Iran's economy minister cautioned against "frenzied behaviour" on Monday after Iranians sold rials for foreign currency over the weekend amid plunging oil prices and the prospect of several more months of economic sanctions. The rial has been hit by what OPEC member Iran sees as twin disappointments-- a dip in...

  • Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, describes the reaction of emerging market assets to plunging oil prices.

  • According to industry and government sources, and letters reviewed by Reuters, Essar has asked the Indian government to free it from paying its share of oil dues to Iran, and instead offset them against a $2.5 billion deal to supply steel plate to a NIOC affiliate. The back-to-back scheme comes to light at a critical stage in talks between Iran and six world powers...

  • JPMorgan: Brent to settle at $75 in Q1 2015  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at JP Morgan, explains why he sees further declines in oil prices next year.

  • Saudi Arabia is trying to curtail US shale:CS  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 9:20 PM ET

    David Hewitt, Co-head of Global Oil & Gas Equity Research at Credit Suisse, says OPEC is facing an economic conflict with U.S. shale producers.

  • Expect oil glut, US shale bankruptcies: Analyst  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Neil Beveridge, Senior Oil Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says OPEC's decision not to cut output is triggering a glut of supply and may result in bankruptcy for U.S. shale producers.

  • Oil falls as OPEC opts not to cut production Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:09 PM ET
    Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi.

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided on Thursday not to cut oil production, despite sliding oil prices.

  • OPEC worried about losing market share?  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    The idea that the cartel is worried about market share is misleading, says Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ.

  • Gulf OPEC producers agree not to cut output Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    The minister said he is confident the group will reach a unified decision, and that the meeting will last only one day.

  • Want to expect from OPEC  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    Greg Priddy, Eurasia Group, shares his thoughts on OPEC's Thursday meeting and the stumbling blocks to reaching an agreement.

  • Oil prices fall ahead of OPEC meeting  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest details on the debate among OPEC members on whether to cut oil supplies.

  • OPEC supply cuts on the way?  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Services, discusses low expectations for Thursday's OPEC meeting as ministers meet to discuss production levels.

  • OPEC debates supply vs. demand  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on Thursday's meeting of OPEC ministers where they will likely discuss possible reduction in oil production.

  • OPEC Meeting: Iran doesn't need permission  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ahead of OPEC meeting, Iranian Oil minister, Bijan Zangeneh says the country doesn't need "permission" from anyone outside Iran to increase production.

  • South Korea makes $500 mln oil payment to Iran -sources Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:29 PM ET

    SEOUL, Nov 26- South Korea has transferred $500 million to Iran to pay for crude oil imports under an interim nuclear deal that provides limited relief from sanctions, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The interim accord between Iran, the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia was extended on Monday for seven months to allow for...

  • US energy is growing—and so is US 'power' Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A floor hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Over the next 25 years, the U.S. will become a global energy powerhouse. That shift will reshape geopolitical power.

  • VIENNA, Nov 25- Talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico failed to find an agreement to address a growing oil glut on Tuesday, with no side saying they would lower output despite a collapse in prices. In a day of shuttle diplomacy ahead of OPEC's crucial output meeting in Vienna on Thursday, Russian and Mexican energy...