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  • World oil producers and consumers should work on removing sanctions and soothing Middle East security fears to boost investment in new production capacity, Iran's OPEC governor said on Friday.

  • OPEC Hike Unlikely at Jeddah Emergency Oil Talks Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:48 AM ET

    Eight-cylinder luxury cars will rumble along Jeddah's highways guzzling cheap Saudi gasoline as energy powers hold emergency talks in the Red Sea port this weekend to brake the free-wheeling rise in oil prices.

  • Oil Settles Below $132 as China Raises Fuel Prices Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 6:29 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    Oil prices dropped sharply Thursday after China said it will raise fuel prices, a move that could dampen the booming Asian nation's oil consumption.

  • Shell Shuts Down Nigerian Oil Field After Attack Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 4:28 AM ET

    Royal Dutch Shell said it shut down production at an offshore oil installation that produces about 200,000 barrels per day after the most powerful militant group in Nigeria said it launched an attack there Thursday.

  • Oil Reverses Course; Over $136 on Supply Concerns Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 3:07 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    Oil rose as a strike threat by oil workers in OPEC nation Nigeria stoked supply concerns ahead of a meeting of top producers and consumers aimed at tackling soaring energy prices.

  • Oil Falls Below $134 on Saudi Output Hike Plan Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 2:54 PM ET

    Oil prices slipped from record highs on plans by top exporter Saudi Arabia to increase crude output to help curb soaring fuel costs.

  • Oil Closes Below $135 after Hitting Intraday Record Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 4:29 PM ET

    Oil prices eased Monday as top world producer Saudi Arabia appeared poised to boost production to the highest level in decades to ease a record rally that has threatened global economic growth.

  • Oil Settles Near $135 on Saudi Output Boost Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 3:20 PM ET

    U.S. crude futures slipped on Friday as a report that Saudi Arabia was considering increasing output and a stronger dollar combined to pressure the oil futures complex.

  • The Synergies of Energy Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 4:19 AM ET

    Energy prices have been absolutely sizzling hot, more than doubling the last 12 months. And with heavyweights like Goldman Sachs predicting that prices will hit $150 a barrel by this summer, everyone -- from producers to governments to motorists -- has been obsessed with where oil prices are going.

  • Oil Prices Close Near $137 on Nigerian Strike Threat Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:30 PM ET

    Oil prices rose Thursday after concerns about a possible strike in Nigeria, Africa's top producer, stirred supply worries.

  • Iraq: OPEC Hike Would Not Ease Oil Price Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 5:36 AM ET

    More oil from Saudi Arabia or other OPEC producers would not ease high global oil prices because they are the result of market speculation, Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani told Reuters on Thursday.

  • Saudis to Host Oil Producers, Consumers to Talk Prices Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 1:41 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia will host a meeting of oil producers and consumers on June 22 to discuss record-high prices that are unbearable, OPEC's Secretary General said on Tuesday.

  • Kilduff: Why Bullish Bias In Oil Market Remains Strong Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 10:35 AM ET
    John Kilduff

    The International Energy Agency released its monthly oil report this morning. News headlines trumpeted the agency’s forecast of reduced demand for the fifth consecutive month. However, the market has jumped all over a forecasted decline in Non-OPEC oil production of 300,000 barrels per day.

  • High prices mean these, and other key producing countries, don’t need the incremental revenue. They are getting plenty of revenue through price, they don’t need to get it through volume.

  • OPEC Can't Affect Volatility: Nigerian Oil Min. Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 3:54 AM ET

    OPEC is powerless to affect the volatility in world oil prices and an emergency meeting would only fuel speculation and exacerbate the problem, Nigerian Oil Minister Odein Ajumogobia said on Monday.

  • Oil Closes Near $128: Biggest Jump Since March Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 3:45 PM ET

    U.S. light, sweet crude futures rebounded from two days of sharp losses, ending more than 4 percent higher as the dollar weakened against the euro, prompting funds to switch assets to the oil markets.

  • Oil Settles Below $123 as Gasoline Supplies Swell Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 4:02 PM ET
    Oil Barrels

    U.S. crude oil futures fell on Wednesday, as a larger-than-forecast rise in refined product inventories last week offset an unexpected drawdown in crude oil supplies.

  • Oil Settles Below $125 on Fed's Inflation Warning Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 3:56 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline in Germany

    U.S. light, sweet crude oil futures fell sharply, pressured by the dollar's strength after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's warnings about the impact of the dollar on inflation and by concerns that oil demand is being curbed by high prices.

  • Oil Prices Edge Higher but Remain Below $130 Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    Oil prices rose modestly but still settled below $130 as concerns about heating oil supplies rose and after an OPEC official said there's no need for the cartel to pump more oil.

  • Oil Settles Above $127 a Barrel on Weaker Dollar Friday, 30 May 2008 | 3:05 PM ET

    Oil prices rose to more than $127 a barrel on Friday as a drop in the dollar drew in investors seeking to hedge against the weaker greenback.