*Libya may reopen three oil ports this weekend. LONDON, Dec 12- Brent oil futures fell to around $109.50 a barrel on Thursday on the possible reopening of major Libyan ports this weekend and expectations that the U.S. Otherwise, you have the Fed meeting next week, " Olivier Jakob at Petromatrix consultancy in Switzerland said.» Read More
Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is good news but investors shouldn’t expect miracles straight away, Murat Ulgen, chief economist for Central & Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa at HSBC, told CNBC.
Energy investors remain bullish on ExxonMobil, even though the outlook for oil prices remain uncertain, two analysts told CNBC.
Thomas Hilboldt, Head of Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC said he wants to see a more meaningful change to China's energy pricing system.
Energy is the worst performing sector so far this year, but can it get recharged in the third quarter? Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks and Opinions president, weighs in. Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, also weighs in on the best plays in energy right now.
Of all the major oil-producing countries in the world, only four are showing a long-term decline in production capacity by 2020. Factors like the recent showdown with Iran over its nuclear program are more influential, according to a Harvard University report.
Four and a half years of studies and five failed votes in the House of Representatives later, the massive Canadian-US pipeline is stuck at the Canadian border. And that won't change anytime soon.
The DOE's Energy Information Administration expects the cartel's share to remain at the current 40 percent, while US domestic output rises.
Airlines, trucking companies and other big energy consumers are betting on further oil price falls, with many reluctant to lock in at current levels amid fears prices could plunge if the global economy weakens further. The FT reports.
A new report shows sizable amounts of recoverable oil and natural as around the scenic island chain, but its location in the hurricane belt is already raising concerns about potential environmental damage.
Russia's prospects are brighter than those of many other economies, despite fears that the return of Vladimir Putin to the presidency will slow the pace of structural reforms and falling oil prices could hurt its budget.
The natural gas industry may be hurting from rock-bottom prices now but if allowed to fully exploit the shale-gas boom, there may be few losers and many winners in the years to come.
Michael Bagley, president of corporate intelligence firm Jellyfish Operations, and security expert Jennifer Giroux discuss how companies can plan and react in hostile environments.
Though Turkey was one of several countries to receive a temporary waiver from U.S. sanctions, it is looking to Saudi Arabia and Libya for crude oil, as well as a number of other energy sources.
Disgruntled tribesman seeking more economic development are also responsible for violence against the oil industry.
"Our new refinery was built to serve U.S. markets first," says Peter Voser, Royal Dutch Shell CEO, discussing his company's expansion of the Motiva refinery, and the outlook on oil prices, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Learn why the price of gas has not followed the substantial drop in oil prices.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer weighs in on whether opportunities still exist for investors now that ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66 are two separate companies.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities says reasonable target for oil on a one to two year horizon is $150-$180/bbl.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says copper is likely to have a good run. He sees copper prices rising by 10-15% or higher.
David Hewitt, Co-Head of Global Oil & Gas Equity Research, Credit Suisse told CNBC that rising Brent oil prices in the next couple of years will impact Sinopec's bottom line. He has slashed the company's 2014 net profit forecast by 58%.