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  • Oil Ends at $80.05 as Dollar Strengthens Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 5:19 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    Oil slipped toward $80 per barrel Tuesday, retreating for a third day as a strengthening dollar and concerns about the world economy prompted investors to take profits.

  • Oil Closes Down at $80.24 as Investors Cash In Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 3:07 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline in Germany

    Oil prices closed down on Monday, as investors took profit from the near-record highs of last week and weighed the threat of a deeper economic slowdown in the United States, the world's top oil consumer.

  • Oil Closes Down at $81.66 on Late-Selling Frenzy Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 5:18 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline in Germany

    Oil futures fell Friday as a late flurry of selling overcame an earlier rally driven by the steadily weakening dollar.

  • Oil Closes Up at $82.88 on Supply Fears, Fund Action Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 4:11 PM ET
    Oil Pipeline in Germany

    Oil rose sharply to $83 per barrel on Thursday, as a weak dollar and supply worries ahead of the winter heating season encouraged buying by financial investors

  • Iran, China Strike Oil and Gas Deal Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 11:59 AM ET

    Iran's interior minister says  his country has finalized oil and gas projects with China.  Two-way  trade  on target to hit $20 billion (14.4 billion euros) this year.

  • Iranian Oil Minister Sees No Need to Boost Output Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Acting Iranian Oil Minister Gholamhossein Nozari said on Wednesday there was no need for OPEC to increase its crude production, Iran's state broadcaster reported.

  • Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

    China could play fairer in its trade relations with the United States, Secretary of State Condolezza Rice told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo Friday. "On balance, a strong, growing Chinese economy is good for the international community, but China needs to play by the rules," she said.

  • Interview Transcript: Condoleezza Rice Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

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  • Oil Falls Fifth Straight Day to Finish Below $62 Friday, 4 May 2007 | 4:16 PM ET

    U.S. crude oil futures fell more than a dollar as RBOB gasoline faltered after rising early, triggering profit taking in the crude oil market and the rest of the oil futures complex, according to traders and analysts.

  • U.S. crude oil futures ended lower for the fourth consecutive session, as Nigerian militants freed several hostages taken from an Italian-operated oil field.

  • U.S. crude oil futures ended lower for the third day in a row after government data showed supplies last week rose within market forecasts.

  • U.S. crude oil fell 2% on Tuesday on expectations of rising supplies and a rebound in refinery throughput ahead of summer driving season in the United States, the world's biggest market.

  • Crude oil futures ended lower, sliding late in a choppy session that saw May RBOB gasoline futures up sharply ahead of its contract expiration, reaching an 11-month high at one point, amid refinery snags and supply concerns.

  • A video still from Al Arabiya TV, showing money discovered by Saudi security officials during raid on militants.

    U.S. crude oil futures ended more than $1 higher on Friday, backed by another surge to neweight-month highs by gasoline futures.

  • U.S. crude oil futures ended a choppy session lower as traders booked profits. Earlier in the day, prices jumped above $66 a barrel amid a flurry of refinery glitches. A string of refinery outages in the United States, coming on the heels of a long and extensive maintenance season, has drained gasoline stocks as the giant market gears up for driving season.

  • Gasoline Jumps 3% on Tight U.S. Supplies; Oil Gains 2% Wednesday, 25 Apr 2007 | 3:42 PM ET

    Oil rose more than a dollar on Wednesday after U.S. gasoline stocks fell for an 11th straight week, tightening supplies ahead of peak summer demand in the world's top consumer.

  • Crude oil futures fell more than a dollar as traders took profits ahead of fresh oil inventory data due Wednesday and following Monday's sharp price rise on worries about supply disruptions in the wake of Nigeria's disputed presidential election.

  • U.S. crude jumped as much as $1.84 to $65.95 a barrel after Nigeria's elections drew condemnation from monitors and investors waited for fresh word on oil supplies from the world's eighth biggest exporter. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Nigeria's largest northern city. Brent crude was also up sharply.

  • U.S. crude oil futures ended sharply higher, pushed up at the expiration of the front-month May contract and ahead of Nigeria's presidential election Saturday that has oil markets worried about post-election turmoil disrupting supply.

  • U.S. Oil Falls Over $1 as Summer Fuel Outlook Improves Thursday, 19 Apr 2007 | 1:51 PM ET

    Oil prices dipped as rising refinery production and a key pipeline restart eased worries of a U.S. fuel supply crunch this summer driving season.