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  • Middle East tensions boost oil prices Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    Middle East tensions boost oil prices

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble comments on the mounting tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia and its effect on oil prices.

  • Iran warns of 'divine revenge' on Saudi Arabia Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 1:10 AM ET
    Iran's leader warns of 'divine revenge' on Saudi Arabia

    Ali Arouzi, NBC News, reports from Tehran on the mood in Iran following Saudi Arabia's decision to execute a Shiite cleric and cut diplomatic ties with Iran.

  • Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 1:00 AM ET
    Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble explains why relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have soured following Saudi Arabia's execution of a Shiite cleric.

  • 'The whole of Middle East is taking sides' Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 12:09 AM ET
    'The whole of Middle East is taking sides'

    Juerg Kiener, MD and CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, says the risk premium on oil is very low despite the escalating Middle Eastern geopolitics.

  • Saudi-Iran execution tensions fuel oil price spike Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 1:39 AM ET
    Iranian workers walk at a unit of South Pars Gas field in Asalouyeh Seaport, north of Persian Gulf, Iran November 19, 2015.

    Tensions between the two OPEC producers spurred worries about supply because most Saudi oil comes from a Shi'ite-dominated province.

  • US oil settles at $36.76 a barrel, gives up gains Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 2:30 PM ET
    Oil tanker

    Oil prices slid in volatile trade that saw an early rally on tensions in the Middle East.

  • Oil prices jump on Middle East geopolitics Sunday, 3 Jan 2016 | 7:42 PM ET
    Oil prices jump on Middle East geopolitics

    The political tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran adds to risks of oil supply disruption, explains Neil Beveridge, senior oil and gas analyst at Bernstein.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Oil prices jumped over 2 percent in the first trading hours of 2016 as relations between Middle Eastern rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran deteriorated following Riyadh's execution of a prominent Shi'ite Muslim cleric. Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran on Sunday, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Gold inched up on Monday, bolstered by a jump in oil prices and safe-haven bids from rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. Silver jumped nearly 1 percent to $13.91. *Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran on Sunday, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row between the rival Middle East powers over Riyadh's...

  • Oil will continue to be plagued by problems: Resource expert

    The oil market still has huge inventories, and will continue to have issues with volatile supply and demand, says Barry Dawes, head of resources at Paradigm Securities.

  • Big oil to cut investment again in 2016 Sunday, 3 Jan 2016 | 6:20 AM ET

    At around $37 a barrel, crude prices are well below the $60 firms such as Total, Statoil and BP need to balance their books, a level that has already been sharply reduced over the past 18 months. Royal Dutch Shell has also announced a further $5 billion in spending cuts if its planned takeover of BG Group goes ahead. Global oil and gas investments are expected to fall to...

  • DUBAI, Jan 3- A rise in Iran's crude oil exports once sanctions against it are lifted depends on future global oil demand and should not further weaken oil prices, senior officials were quoted as saying. Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Iran did not plan to exacerbate an already bearish oil market. Iran has repeatedly said it plans to raise oil output by 500,000...

  • DUBAI, Jan 3- A rise in Iran's crude oil exports once sanctions against it are lifted depends on future global oil demand and that should not further weaken oil prices, a senior Iranian oil official was quoted as saying. Oil prices are likely to come under further pressure this year, when international sanctions on Iran are due to be removed under a nuclear deal...

  • Venezuela cuts gas export to neighboring Colombia Friday, 1 Jan 2016 | 5:27 PM ET
    Oil workers weld a new pipeline at PDVSA's Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex in the state of Anzoategui, Venezuela.

    Venezuela's state oil company is temporarily halting gas exports across the border to Colombia

  • What 2016 will do to your checkbook Friday, 1 Jan 2016 | 10:53 AM ET

    Wondering how you will fare financially in 2016? Here are what experts think next year will hold for financial matters close to home.

  • Iranian oil barrels still in play: Strategist Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 5:38 PM ET
    Workers work on an oil line pipeline in Decatur, IL.

    One strategist says that while Iranian missile testing violates United Nations regulations, it does not interfere with the deal signed last July.

  • John Kilduff: Oil could hit $18 in 2016 Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 5:31 PM ET
    John Kilduff, founding partner, Again Capital.

    Again Capital founding partner John Kilduff explains his predictions for oil price movement in 2016.

  • Oil will hit lows of $18 a barrell in 2016: Kilduff Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 4:10 PM ET
    Oil will hit lows of $18 a barrell in 2016: Kilduff

    Again Capital's John Kilduff provides his target highs and lows for oil in 2016.

  • Oil settles up 1.2% at $37.04 to end a rough 2015 Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    Oil settles up 1.2% at $37.04 to end a rough 2015

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the last settling price for crude in what was a turbulent year for black gold.

  • Missile testing won't stop Iranian oil from hitting the market

    RBC Capital Markets Global Head of Commodity Strategy Helima Croft discusses politics in the Middle East and why it won't deter Iranian oil from adding to the ongoing supply glut.