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  • *Brent falls toward $78 as Japanese growth stalls. NEW YORK, Nov 17- Oil prices fell and global equity markets were mixed on Monday after news that Japan unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter renewed concerns about the world economy, but merger activity and comment about European stimulus capped declines. Brent oil initially fell more than $1...

  • Private equity bets on 'revolution'—in oil and gas Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:23 PM ET
    A derrick hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Private equity is betting that gas and oil—notrenewables like wind and solar—will continue to dominate as energy sources in 25 years.

  • More bad news for Petrobras, on production front Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    Rig workers take a break on a Petrobras oil platform in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Oil company Petrobras said it will not meet production growth targets this year, adding onto a mounting list of bad news for the Brazilian company.

  • BAGHDAD, Nov 17- OPEC producer Iraq expects to base its 2015 budget on an oil price of $80 per barrel, Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi told parliament on Monday. Skepticism that OPEC will cut supply when it meets on Nov. 27 have also weighed on the prices. Venezuela, Ecuador and a Libyan OPEC official have called for OPEC to cut output, and so far only Kuwait and Iran have...

  • Petrobras' production woes     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    Petrobras says it is not going to meet its 2014 production targets, and will delay its earnings report indefinitely. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has all the details.

  • Keystone pipeline plays     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on various energy companies to benefit from the Keystone pipeline if the deal is approved.

  • Finally, stimulus that works! Don't screw it up Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Gas prices at a station in South Orange, New Jersey, October, 2014.

    We've finally got stimulus that works, says Jake Novak. So why are Democrats trying to screw it up?

  • Petrobras vows to investigate graft allegations Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Brazil's oil company Petrobras vowed on Monday to fully investigate a money-laundering scandal that has rattled the company's shares.

  • Discussing which retail sectors stand to benefit from cheap gas, with Chris Christopher, IHS Global Insight economist.

  • Halliburton-Baker Hughes win win: Pro     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Discussing Halliburton's roughly $34.6 billion for Baker Hughes, Michael LaMotte, Guggenheim Securities, says the deal allows both companies to get ahead of the markets on the cost curve and from a business cycle standpoint makes great sense.

  • *Iran attacks OPEC members for refusing to stabilize oil prices. LONDON, Nov 17- Brent crude fell below $79 a barrel on Monday after Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude importer, slipped into recession and as Saudi Arabia reiterated the oil price should be left to supply and demand. Brent crude was down 73 cents to $78.68 a barrel at 1455 GMT, after dipping as low...

  • Sen. Portman: Keystone a 'no-brainer'     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Sen. Rob Portman, (R-Ohio), discusses the economics of the Keystone pipeline, and whether President Obama will likely veto the legislation.

  • LONDON, Nov 17- Hedge funds have been badly wrong-footed by the slide in oil prices over the past five months, and by trying to turn their positions around have accelerated the rout. By the middle of June, hedge funds had a net long position in WTI-linked futures and options contracts equivalent to almost 413 million barrels of crude oil, according to the U.S....

  • MOSCOW, Nov 17- The Russian rouble weakened on Monday morning, dragged down by falling oil prices and fears of new European Union sanctions against Russia. The price of oil, Russia's major export, softened on Monday following a rally on Friday, with Brent down over $1 at just over $78 a barrel after the International Energy Agency on Friday said it expected downward...

  • Cracks widen at OPEC as oil prices tumble Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:22 AM ET
    Oil is collected at a production facility at the Burgan oil field January 13, 2003 in Central Kuwait.

    Oil prices firmly below $80 a barrel are rattling nerves within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

  • Iran attacks OPEC members for refusing to stabilise oil prices. SINGAPORE, Nov 17- Brent crude fell more than $1 to near $78 a barrel on Monday following news that Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude importer, had slipped into recession and after comments from the West's energy watchdog that a return to high oil prices was unlikely soon.

  • *Iran attacks OPEC members for refusing to stabilise oil prices. SINGAPORE, Nov 17- Brent crude fell to around $79 a barrel on Monday following news Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude importer, had slipped into recession and after comments from the West's energy watchdog that a return to high oil prices was unlikely soon. All eyes remain on possible OPEC...

  • Brent slips to $79 as Japan enters recession Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    *Iran attacks OPEC members for refusing to stabilize oil prices. SINGAPORE, Nov 17- Brent crude fell to $79 a barrel on Monday following news Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude importer, had slipped into recession and after comments from the West's energy watchdog that a return to high oil prices was unlikely soon. "This is another knock on crude oil prices,...

  • WTI settles above $75, paring earlier losses Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    U.S. crude settled above $75 on Monday, paring earlier losses as Russia and Venezuela signaled closer coordination on oil prices ahead of an OPEC meeting.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 17- U.S. crude held steady below $75 a barrel on Monday as investors digested news that Japan, the world's No.4 crude importer, was slipping into recession and comments from the West's energy watchdog that a return to high oil prices was unlikely soon. The latest data puts Japan in a technical recession, following a contraction in the second quarter.