Brent crude held below $60 near a 5-1/2-year low as a global oversupply persists, even as companies cut upstream investments.» Read More
The gas deal signals changes for several key global issues, and it will give Putin bragging rights in the face of recent Western sanctions.
Crude steadied near multi-week highs, supported by a draw in U.S. crude stocks and signs of improvement in China's manufacturing growth.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil hit a 1-month high after a large drawdown. Refiner run-rates are increasing, so supply is down. Gold was down a bit on the day.
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U.S. oil rose nearly $2 a barrel after the government reported a large draw in commercial crude stocks.
The unique geography of the Monterey Shale deposits throughout California render most of its oil unrecoverable.
Alexei Kokin, oil and gas senior analyst at UralSib Capital, and Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, discuss the significance of the gas deal between China and Russia's Gazprom
As the Russian elite gathers for the St Petersburg Economic Forum, they will be all too aware the future looks less certain than it has for years.
Embattled Ukraine should be open to working with Russia as well as Europe and the U.S., according to a Ukrainian presidential candidate.
Russia's state-controlled Gazprom has signed a long-awaited megadeal to supply gas to China, which could ease the impact of Western sanctions.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says the oil price is likely to see further upside as supply risks begin to hit the market.
Nigeria's economy has grown significantly, but with terrorist attacks on the rise and elections coming up, is it really that safe to invest in Africa's largest economy?
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. fell for the first time in three months, dropping about 3.5 cents over the past two weeks.
James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC, discusses how inflation and commodity indices affects the price of oil and the knock on impact on gold.
Putin hopes to sign a multi-billion dollar gas agreement with China, ending false starts and wrangling over a deal seen as vital to both sides.
Russian assets headed higher on Monday after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops to pull back from drills near the Ukraine border.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Investors bought Treasurys on a flight to safety. Commodities, meanwhile, were looking for a different catalyst. Oil was flat on the day, while nat gas was up for technical reasons; gold had a lackluster day.
Brent was supported by instability in Libya while U.S. oil for June delivery dipped modestly.
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