Saudi Arabia


  • These stocks set to pop the most on oil comeback Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    Recent history shows that when oil has rallied more than 10 percent over a 30-trading-day period, oilfield service companies have benefited.

  • US oil producers' 'knives are already out': Yergin Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 4:07 PM ET
    File photo: Rig hands thread together drilling pipe at a hydraulic fracturing on the Marcellus shale rock formation in Pennsylvania.

    Oil prices won't have a big impact on U.S. oil output for now, but companies are looking where to cut, or slow down, Dan Yergin said.

  • Venezuela's future: 'Barbarity and people looting' Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    A Venezuelan student throws a molotov cocktail during a protest against the government in Caracas on March 12, 2014.

    For Saudi Arabia, blocking cuts in oil production protects market share. But for Venezuela, it may mean "game over" for the economy.

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Dec 1- Saudi Arabia said on Monday that its oil policy was based on economic principles, as speculation continued to swirl after last week's OPEC meeting of political motives aimed at other producers. Riyadh, along with its Gulf OPEC allies, resisted any OPEC output cut at the group's meeting, to maintain the exporting group market share in a...

  • Sparking a price war  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Discussing Saudi Arabia's possible objectives with the price of oil, and the potential bottom in crude, with Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners.

  • Cost of drilling around the globe  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    Oil prices continue to fall. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the crude economics of extracting oil from the ground.

  • *But analysts believe UAE, Saudi will use fiscal reserves. *Qatar, Kuwait budgets would stay in surplus. *Forecasts positive for UAE, Qatar and most Saudi stocks.

  • Oil slump is detrimental to these governments  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says certain Middle Eastern nations may face political pressure on the back of lower oil revenues.

  • $40 oil ahead? It's possible, says this pro  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Given the rate and speed in which oil has been falling, prices could sink to $40 per barrel, says Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities.

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

  • 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.

  • Oil importers in focus amid sinking prices  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 10:10 PM ET

    William Ma, Deputy CIO at Gottex Penjing Asset Management, says the firm may allocate more funds to oil importing countries like India as a result of sinking oil prices.

  • 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.

  • Why oil's slide is a win-win for airlines  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO at Hong Kong Express, says oil makes up about 45 percent of costs so the commodity's recent decline translates into higher profits ahead.

  • 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.

  • Lower oil prices, exactly what the doctor ordered?  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Kerry Series, Founder and CIO, Eight Investment Partners, says recent declines in oil prices are stimulatory for the global economy.

  • Will oil prices continue their free fall?  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, says the next few OPEC output reports may show a different story to rhetoric at Thursday's meeting. Richard Martin of IMA Asia joins in the discussion.

  • US oil can easily sink below $60: IMA Asia  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 5:11 PM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says U.S. oil can drop sink below $60 in the near-term. In Asia, prices are dependent on China, he warns.

  • 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 exec vs CNBC's Sedgwick  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Ahead of the OPEC meeting, CNBC looks at Steve Sedgwick's encounters Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi.