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  • BP to Keep Dividend Policy If Oil Rises: CEO Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 6:13 AM ET
    Bob Dudley, the Executive Director of BP, arrives at their headquarters in St James's Square on July 26, 2010 in London, England.

    BP will continue its raised dividend policy on the back of higher profits for the oil company as long as oil prices continue their upward trajectory, the company's CEO Bob Dudley told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Stricter Sanctions on Iran     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    Could mayhem in the Middle East translate to mayhem in the markets? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital, and Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations, provide perspective.

  • Saudi Arabia Will Not Let Oil Go Above $100: Prince Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    An "element of fear" over Iran is playing into the price of oil despite higher supply and decreasing demand, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al Saud told CNBC Monday.

  • U.S. Should Talk With Iran: bin Talal     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Prince AlWaleed bin Talal, Kingdom Holding Company chairman, explains why the U.S. should engage in talks with Iran. He also shares his view on China and Europe's economic growth.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Iran's Threat on Oil Escalates     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    How much of a premium is baked into oil prices now because of Iran, with Kyle Cooper, IAF Advisors.

  • Stakes Are High in Struggle to Stop Syria Bloodshed Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 7:05 AM ET
    United Nations, New York city

    As many observers had expected, Russia and China used their veto privileges to block the latest attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council to take concrete measures to stop the bloodshed in Syria.

  • Anger After Russia, China Block UN Action on Syria Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | 6:09 PM ET
    Protesters Gather At Syrian Embassy In London

    Western and Arab states voiced outrage on Sunday after Russia and China vetoed a U.N. resolution that would have backed an Arab plan urging Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to give up power, and Washington vowed harsher sanctions against Damascus.

  • Iran: 'Some' European Countries to Lose Oil Imports Saturday, 4 Feb 2012 | 7:22 AM ET
    Iranian navy conducts the "Velayat-90" naval wargames in the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran on January 1, 2012. Iran defiantly announced that it had tested a new missile and made an advance in its nuclear programme after the United States unleashed extra sanctions that sent its currency to a record low.

    A series of tit-for-tat statements between Iran and the European Union showed no signs of abating on Saturday, with the Iranian Oil Minister saying that oil exports “will certainly be cut to some European countries.”

  • Member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

    An Iranian missile under construction, caught up in a mysterious blast in November, had a range of 6,000 miles, a senior Israeli official said Thursday in a speech outside Tel Aviv, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Nat Gas Up 7.5%     Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Metals Rally Continues     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Below $100     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Prices Firm     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Iran Oil Ban Would Hurt EU, Boost Price: OPEC Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Any decision by Iran to cut oil exports to the European Union will affect the price of oil and hurt the region's economy, OPEC Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri told CNBC on Monday.

  • Iran to Halt 'Some' Oil Exports Soon: Oil Minister Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 3:46 AM ET
    This satellite image shows the Strait of Hormuz, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The Strait of Hormuz runs between Iran and United Arab Emirates.

    Iran’s parliament is to debate a “double-urgency bill” which would halt all oil exports to the European Union in response to expanded sanctions by the bloc.

  • Palace of the Republican Guard

    The Pentagon doesn’t know what happened to more than $100 million in cash held at Saddam Hussein’s palace in Baghdad during the Iraq war, according to a new report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

  • "We said get on your own resources and honestly if we don't get on our own resources we have got to be pretty stupid people," says T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder/CEO. Pickens weighs in on natural gas prices and the amount of oil in Alberta that should be tapped into.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Release of Oil Reserves Not in the Cards Now: IEA Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    Despite reports suggesting that Iran is considering a halt to all oil exports to Europe as a response to European Union and US sanctions, the head of energy watchdog the International Energy Agency said that releasing reserves under its control is not something under consideration now.