Malcolm Graham-Wood, senior advisor, at VSA Capital, tells CNBC that the BP stake in Rosneft gives them access to the Russian artic but they are now being dictated to by Vladimir Putin.» Read More
Victor Shum, Managing Director, Purvin & Gertz says shale gas is a game changer in meeting the energy needs of the U.S., adding that China will benefit from it too.
Gen. Wesley Clark, Wes. K. Clark & Associates CEO, discusses the costs involved in nation building and weighs in on why he thinks the U.S. should invest in energy resources here at home.
John Kilduff, Founding Partner, Again Capital says he is concerned about U.S. nonfarm payroll data due on Friday as the weekly numbers have been soft.
Azlin Ahmad, Editor, Crude Oil, Argus Media, Singapore says that oil prices may come off a dollar or two, but will stay between the $115-$120 range in the short term.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities says reasonable target for oil on a one to two year horizon is $150-$180/bbl.
Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.
Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul discusses fixing the U.S. economy, fighting the Fed, Iran and foreign policy, and his plan to restore America.
An updated industry report published shows Iran as having produced 3.752 million barrels per day (bpd) in February, marking the highest output since December 2008.
Iran calls it the "soft war" with the West: Battles to control, defend and monitor the Internet and other high-level telecommunications.
Benchmark U.S. crude futures will likely remain flat this week with the bias suggesting weaker prices ahead unless headlines on Iran’s nuclear program renew fears of supply risks, CNBC's weekly survey of market sentiment showed.
Colin Chapman, Vice President for Asia Pacific at Stratfor, explains why he thinks the latest Iranian nuclear talks in Turkey are a stalling tactic by Tehran.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ Research explains why he thinks China's Q1 GDP data will benefit the commodity markets.
Michael Langford, Proprietary Trader, StreamTrading.com explains why Vale's Valemax ships, which are fleet of very large ore carriers, will be positive for importers such as China, but negative for shipowners.
What are the biggest risks to the first quarter rally? Discussing jobs, China's inflation, Europe's debt crisis, and Iran's nuclear ambitions, with Michael Moran, author of "The Reckoning."
Benchmark U.S. crude futures will likely remain unchanged around $103 a barrel as investors debate whether Friday's sub-par payrolls data builds the case for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve, CNBC's weekly survey of market sentiment showed.
Alejandro Barbajosa, Oil Markets Strategist, Argus Media believes that rising crude exports from Saudi Arabia to the U.S. and discussion about the use of strategic stockpiles will dampen prices and prevent any price spikes related to an interruption in exports from Iran.
Victor Shum, Managing Director, Purvin & Gertz explains why he thinks the drop in oil prices following the release of weekly U.S. inventory data was an overreaction by the market.
The Obama administration released a statement today, saying that there appears to be sufficient supply of non-Iranian oil to permit foreign countries to significantly reduce their import of Iranian oil, with CNBC's John Harwood. Helima Croft, Barclays Capital, and John Kilduff, Again Capital, weigh in.
Oil prices are up. Barack Obama is to blame. Drilling in the US is the solution. This is the mantra from the president’s opponents. All presidents tend to get the blame for high fuel prices. But with the price of gasoline nearing $4 a gallon, Mr Obama is getting it by the barrel load. The FT reports.
There is a lot of tough talk emanating from the Middle East. Here's a currency-trading plan in case the situation worsens.