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  • How U.S. companies deal with oil prices  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET

    How are U.S. companies dealing with the drop in oil prices? Patrick Spencer, MD and director of international institutional equity sales at Baird, remains optimistic in terms of earnings.

  • Why big banks may be vulnerable to oil price drop Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:43 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York

    Why banks that have exuberantly extended credit to oil companies may feel the pinch of tanking oil.

  • Venezuela asks fellow OPEC members for help Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 4:44 AM ET
    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro resumed his tour of oil producers in the Middle East, as the country seeks protection from plummeting oil prices.

  • The man behind Indonesian conglomerate Citramas  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    In this episode of "Managing Asia", CNBC speaks to Kris Wiluan, chairman of Citramas Group, about how he became one of the savviest players in Indonesia's oil and gas sector.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 12- The U.S. oil storage trade is back- and may be bigger than ever. Six years ago, the financial crisis led to a sudden surplus of oil and a collapse in prices, spurring a classic low-risk trade that's set to make a comeback: buying crude to store in onshore tanks or floating tankers, since oil costs $8 a barrel less now than what futures buyers will pay in a year.

  • Matthew Hegarty, Analyst at Pinnacle International, compares the performances of India and Indonesia amid plunging oil prices.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 12- Global oil prices extended their slide on Monday as Goldman Sachs lowered its short-term price outlook, while refineries in Ohio and Pennsylvania were hit by fires over the weekend, curtailing demand for crude in the U.S. Analysts at Goldman Sachs lowered their three-month price forecast for Brent to $42 a barrel from $80.

  • Cautious on oil services sector: JPMorgan  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:34 PM ET

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, says the ongoing rout in oil prices could lead to a "multi-year capex cutting period" in the oil services sector.

  • Why oil's slump won't cease just yet  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 7:33 PM ET

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, outlines the market factors that will compress oil prices further.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 12- Global oil prices extended their slide on Monday weighed by weakening demand in Europe and Asia, while refineries in Philadelphia and Ohio were hit hard by fires over the weekend, curtailing demand for crude in the U.S. Refinery disruptions in Philadelphia and Ohio threaten to add to a growing glut of crude by reducing demand from two sizeable...

  • This factor will determine oil's bottom  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 7:15 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, expects oil prices to bottom around $45 a barrel, but says that will depend on whether the euro zone can fix its growth issues.

  • US crude settles at a fresh 5-1/2 year low Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 2:46 PM ET
    An oil worker for Raven Drilling, helps line up a pipe while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Oil slumped 5 percent to near six-year lows on Monday after Goldman Sachs slashed its short-term price forecasts.

  • Could oil revisit $35?  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 5:22 PM ET

    Jay Richards, Commodity Analyst at Just Spreads, says oil prices could test $35 a barrel - lows hit during the 2008-09 financial crisis - by the end of February or March.

  • RIYADH, Jan 11- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman in Riyadh on Sunday as part of a diplomatic tour of OPEC members to discuss falling oil prices, which have hit its economy hard. Despite growing concern from Venezuela and other OPEC members such as Iran, OPEC delegates have said as recently as last week that the group's...

  • Iran vows to help Venezuela to stem oil price fall Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET

    President Nicholas Maduro is on a tour of fellow OPEC countries to lobby for higher oil prices, which hit new lows last week below $50 per barrel, nearly half of what they were back in June 2014. The plunge in crude prices has pummelled the public finances of Iran and Venezuela, whose economies rely heavily on oil exports. Earlier on Saturday, Iranian President...

  • So long sacred cow! Gas tax builds momentum Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    The gas prices are advertised outside the Costco store in Westminster, Colorado, December 2, 2014.

    A twist of fate has made slumping gas prices fuel a discussion once thought to be anathema in a Republican-led Congress: higher gas taxes.

  • What is Sen. Corker thinking?: Kudlow Saturday, 10 Jan 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    What is Sen. Bob Corker thinking — his first Republican message is: Raise the federal gasoline tax?

  • Oil industry in 'dire straits': Stephen Schork Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 5:24 PM ET
    The gas cash price for regular fuel is displayed at $1.79 a gallon at a Mobil station in Livonia, Mich., Jan. 6, 2015.

    The oil industry is about to face a rude awakening when it comes to jobs, The Schork Report's editor warned Friday.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. The college football championship is Monday, and earnings begin in earnest, next week. Retail sales will also be released next week.

  • Rude awakening for oil industry workers?  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 3:26 PM ET

    As oil continues to decline, what impact will be seen in the energy industry to workers and production, with Patrick Jankowski, Greater Houston Partnership, and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report.