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  • US oil ends over $101 after US data boost Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:59 PM ET
    Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom, March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, California.

    U.S. crude oil rose as data showed strong U.S. jobs growth, as investors cast doubt on Libya reopening its oil ports.

  • SINGAPORE, April 4- U.S. crude remained above $100 a barrel on Friday as escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia offset a potential rise in Libyan crude supply. *May Brent crude was at $106.17 a barrel, up 2 cents, on track for a weekly loss of more than 1 percent as news of Libya's imminent ports restart dragged down oil prices.

  • Is the era of 'easy oil' over?     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah asked a panel of oil experts on how they view crude prices and the declining pace of returns that oil firms face.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Looking to jobs report     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Looking to jobs. Oil was up on the day, and gold closed down.

  • Anadarko settles cleanup claim for $5.15 billion Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Anadarko Petroleum reached a settlement for $5.15 billion to resolve environmental cleanup claims stemming from the 2009 bankruptcy of Tronox.

  • Another way investors can play the US shale boom Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    Pump jacks and wells in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation near McKittrick, Calif., March 23, 2014.

    U.S. energy independence's next phase has arrived—in the form of infrastructure development fueled by billions in private capital.

  • BRENT CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS TO MORE THAN $1 TO REACH $105.85.

  • Nat gas inventories down 74 bcf     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a natural gas inventory draw down to 74 billion cubic feet, which was in line with expectations.

  • Oil: Geopolitical risk has lessened     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, says that some geopolitical risk has come out of the oil price and discusses the new Iran and P5+1 talks.

  • *Libya to finalise deal with rebels to reopen oil ports. LONDON, April 3- Brent crude eased further under $105 on Thursday- to its lowest since November- as oil dealers anticipated a rise in Libyan supply after the government neared a deal with rebels to reopen oil ports. Brent crude slipped 12 cents to $104.67 a barrel by 0955 GMT.

  • *Libya govt to finalise deal with rebels to reopen oil ports. SINGAPORE, April 3- Brent crude inched up on Thursday, but prices held near a five-month low under $105 a barrel as the market braced for a rise in Libyan supply after the government moved closer to a deal with rebels to reopen oil ports.

  • *Libya govt to finalise deal with rebels to reopen oil ports. SINGAPORE, April 3- Brent crude inched up on Thursday, but prices held near a five-month low under $105 a barrel as the market braced for a rise in Libyan supply after the government moved closer to a deal with rebels to reopen oil ports.

  • US oil ends over $100; Libya doubt boosts market Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    A rally pulled U.S. crude to a higher close, as doubts crept in over a lasting deal was imminent to reopen Libyan oil ports.

  • Investors will scour economic data from China and the United States to be released on Thursday and Friday to assess the fuel demand outlook at the world's two largest oil consumers. *May Brent crude edged down 19 cents to $104.60 a barrel after falling by nearly $1 on Wednesday to close at the lowest since early November.

  • Oil heads lower as Libya resolution appears near Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 3:57 PM ET
    Pump jacks and wells in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation near McKittrick, Calif., March 23, 2014.

    U.S. oil futures slipped further below the key $100 a barrel level, and international crude moved closer to U.S. prices as some geopolitical pressures eased.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down again today, nat gas saw a bit of a pop on a technically-driven trade, while gold was up nearly $11.

  • Crude inventories decline 2.4 million barrels     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports crude oil inventories unexpectedly declined 2.4 million barrels.

  • US oil export ban may have easy fix: Murkowski Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 9:12 AM ET

    A top U.S. senator said a government office has the power to approve limited petroleum exports, and partly bypass a 40-year crude export ban.

  • LONDON, April 2- Brent oil fell $1 to a near five-month low below $105 a barrel on Wednesday on poor manufacturing data from China and Europe, while investors awaited U.S. inventory data to help assess demand in the world's top oil consumer. Brent crude oil was down $1.14 to $104.48 a barrel by 1222 GMT, its lowest since Nov. 8.

  • Oil bulls eye payrolls to halt slide below $100 Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Oil prices may stage a modest recovery, lifted by data pointing to a pickup in economic activity in the U.S., according to a CNBC survey.