• 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...

  • *Shuttle diplomacy heats up ahead of OPEC meeting. VIENNA, Nov 25- Saudi Arabia met fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico in Vienna on Tuesday, as some of the world's largest crude producers engaged in last-minute shuttle diplomacy in a bid to convince OPEC kingpin Riyadh to support prices. Saudi has kept the market guessing about its...

  • VIENNA, Nov 25- Venezuela will discuss oil-market "coordination" with OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia and major oil producers from outside the group, Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez said on Tuesday, as the Latin American country tries to rally support for action to boost prices. Riyadh has kept the market guessing about its response to crude's near 30 percent...

  • US and Iran extend nuke talks  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Jeremy Bash, Beacon Global Strategies, discusses the departure of Defense Secretary Hagel and the risks associated with negotiations between the U.S. and Iran .

  • VIENNA, Nov 25- Russia's most powerful oil official, Igor Sechin, was due in Vienna on Tuesday for talks with OPEC members as the group's leader Saudi Arabia kept the market guessing about its response to flagging oil prices. Sechin, the head of state oil company Rosneft and a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is expected to meet OPEC officials amid...

  • Was Hagel pushed or did he walk?  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses whether former defense secretary Chuck Hagel resigned willingly or because of clashes with President Barack Obama.

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- U.S. crude oil futures were steady below $76 a barrel in early trade on Tuesday as investors waited for a meeting of OPEC ministers that may produce output cuts to support slumping prices. *Some commodity fund managers believe oil prices could slide to $60 per barrel if OPEC does not agree a significant output cut when it meets in Vienna on Nov.27.

  • Behind Hagel's exit from Pentagon  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Thomas Henriksen, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, discusses possible factors behind Chuck Hagel's resignation as U.S. Defense Secretary on Monday.

  • *Market volatile as all await OPEC decision on cuts. NEW YORK, Nov 24- Crude prices ended lower, with Brent below $80 a barrel, after a volatile session on Monday as Russia's offer to add to OPEC output cuts led some to bet the group will agree on a higher production cut than thought when it meets this week. Russia, which needs higher oil prices to support its economy, tried...

  • ISTANBUL, Nov 24- Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differences in the fight against Islamic State during a weekend visit by U.S. Turkey has been a reluctant partner in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, refusing to take a frontline military role despite its 1,200 km border with Iraq and Syria and thereby intensifying Western concern...

  • *Russia adds to speculation on OPEC, offering its own output cuts. NEW YORK, Nov 24- Crude prices pared Monday's early losses as traders and investors speculated OPEC producers might surprise with an cut output above what market players expect when the producer group meets this week. Russia, which needs higher oil prices to support its economy, tried on Monday to...

  • Saudis unlikely to cut oil production: Analyst Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    Analyst Stephen Schork also says oil prices are bottoming.

  • OPEC's crude realities  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, explains the energy goals of Saudi Arabia, saying Saudi Arabia is worried Iran will "patch up" things with the U.S.

  • Iran nuclear deal deadline ahead  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, digs into current global flash points, including talks regarding the Iranian nuclear deal deadline.

  • Nuclear programme is an issue of Iranian pride  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Firas Abi Ali, senior manager for Middle East and Africa at HIS, talks about the current status of Iran's nuclear programme, saying it's not just of "economic" importance to the country.

  • Why Obama won't walk away from Iran nuke deal  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on whether a nuclear deal with Iran will be delayed and why U.S. President Barack Obama won't walk away from an agreement.

  • Raymond Tanter, Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan, says the final round of talks with Iran may yield a "framework of agreed points" by the deadline on November 24.

  • *Israel says Iran must not become "nuclear threshold state". VIENNA, Nov 23- Iran, the United States and other world powers are discussing an extension to Monday's deadline for a deal to resolve a 12- year stand-off over Tehran's atomic ambitions, Western and Iranian officials said. The talks in Vienna aim for an accord that could transform the Middle East, open the...

  • Iran lobbies Saudi Arabia for output cut: Report Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET
    OPEC headquarters in Vienna.

    Iran will try to persuade Saudi Arabia to cut oil production when ministers from the two OPEC members meet this week, Mehr news agency reported.