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  • The BP oil spill: Five years later   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    The BP oil spill: Five years later

    Mitch Jurisich, the owner of Jurisich Oysters LLC, speaks to CNBC about how the oyster fishing business has fared five years following the BP oil spill.

  • How Iran is being used in US oil export arguments Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:19 PM ET
    An oil tanker ship is shown moored at the loading bay of an oil refinery in Houston.

    Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski plans to introduce legislation this year to end the ban on US oil exports, in place since the 1970s.

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Oil prices ended in positive territory on Monday after a drop in stockpiles at the delivery point for U.S. crude in the second half of last week outweighed pressure from near record high production in Saudi Arabia. Tensions after the dispatch of U.S. Navy ships to waters near Yemen and an alert issued by Saudi Arabia for a possible militant attack...

  • 5 years after BP spill, questions linger in Gulf Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010.

    Most of the oil spilled in the disaster is gone, but effects on the Gulf of Mexico are still being gauged. NBC News reports.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amid the deluge of major earnings reports, traders will also be keeping an eye on the oil market, as U.S. oil futures for May expire Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Oil prices rose on Monday after a drop in stockpiles at the delivery point for U.S. crude in the second half of last week outweighed pressure from near record high production in Saudi Arabia. Brent, the more widely-referenced benchmark, was up 40 cents at $63.85 a barrel by 1:12 p.m. EDT, after falling more than $1 earlier. "The market was bouncing...

  • BP spill: 5 years later   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    BP spill: 5 years later

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on recovery 5 years after the disastrous BP Gulf oil spill.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 20- Intermediate producer Legacy Oil+ Gas formed a special committee on Monday to deal with hedge fund FrontFour Capital's move to gain seats on its board, the first major case of shareholder activism in Canada's oil patch since last year's sharp drop in crude prices. Calgary- based Legacy, which has assets in the foothills of southern...

  • Tensions in the Middle East and a drop last week in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States also put a floor beneath U.K. North Sea Brent and U.S. crude futures, traders said. Brent, the more widely-referenced benchmark, was up 10 cents at $63.55 a barrel by 11:53 a.m. EDT, after falling more than $1 earlier. "The market was bouncing around looking for...

  • Analyst: Risk in oil continues despite rally Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:59 AM ET
    A file photo shows an Iranian worker at the South Pars field in the southern Iranian port town of Asaluyeh.

    There is downside risk to oil prices in the second quarter as Saudi Arabia increases productions levels, a Barclays analyst said Monday.

  • LONDON, April 20- Oil prices rose in a volatile day of trading on Monday as concerns over tension in the Middle East and a drop in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for crude offset comments from Saudi Arabia's oil minister that Saudi production would stay near record levels in April. Saudi Arabia has put security forces on alert for a possible militant attack on a...

  • Downside risk to oil prices in Q2 : Pro   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    Downside risk to oil prices in Q2 : Pro

    Michael Cohen, Barclays, analyzes U.S. oil production and global exports.

  • *Current crude output at 2.85 mln bpd, says PDVSA head Del Pino. *Venezuela pins hopes on Orinoco Belt heavy-crude area. ORINOCO BELT, Venezuela, April 20- OPEC member Venezuela is currently exporting between 2.4-2.5 million barrels per day from national crude production of around 2.85 million, the head of state oil company PDVSA said.

  • The world's most important oil producer is now ... Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:52 AM ET
    An oil well in the Permian Basin is shown in Garden City, Texas, Feb. 5, 2015.

    US oil companies have quickly become the new swing factor in the oil market. How they react to the crash will be key to future oil prices.

  • *BRENT CRUDE OIL TURNS POSITIVE Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:51 AM ET
  • LONDON, April 20- Oil prices fell towards $62 a barrel on Monday on a strong dollar and as Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said production would stay around 10 million barrels per day in April. Brent crude was trading down $1.20 at $62.25 by 1147 GMT, down from an intraday peak of $64.34. Production in the world's biggest crude exporter would stay near record...

  • LONDON, April 20- Oil prices fell to under $63 a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said production in the world's biggest crude exporter would stay near record peaks around 10 million barrels per day in April. Brent crude was trading down 82 cents at $62.63 by 1120 GMT, down from an intraday peak of $64.34. Naimi earlier this month said...

  • LONDON, April 20- Despite the surge in U.S. oil prices, hedge funds are still divided about what will happen next, according to the latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Front-month futures prices have already jumped by $14 per barrel, 33 percent, over the past month and are now trading at $56 per barrel. Posted prices in North Dakota's Bakken...

  • Fed could be to blame for oil's decline: Analyst Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:53 AM ET
    Workers prepare pipes used in the drilling of shale gas.

    The dramatic 10-month drop in the price of oil could be due to ultra-loose monetary policy by the U.S. Federal Reserve, according to a senior analyst.

  • Dudley has rebuilt BP, but still struggling   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Dudley has rebuilt BP, but still struggling

    Today marks the fifth anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Bergin, author of "Spills & Spin" and correspondent for Reuters, talks about the company's management of the spill.