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  • Oil slump is detrimental to these governments

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says certain Middle Eastern nations may face political pressure on the back of lower oil revenues.

  • $40 oil ahead? It's possible, says this pro

    Given the rate and speed in which oil has been falling, prices could sink to $40 per barrel, says Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities.

  • Why now is the time to look at low-cost oil producers

    Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, describes the reaction of emerging market assets to plunging oil prices.

  • JPMorgan: Brent to settle at $75 in Q1 2015

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at JP Morgan, explains why he sees further declines in oil prices next year.

  • Oil importers in focus amid sinking prices

    William Ma, Deputy CIO at Gottex Penjing Asset Management, says the firm may allocate more funds to oil importing countries like India as a result of sinking oil prices.

  • Saudi Arabia is trying to curtail US shale: CS

    David Hewitt, Co-head of Global Oil & Gas Equity Research at Credit Suisse, says OPEC is facing an economic conflict with U.S. shale producers.

  • Why oil's slide is a win-win for airlines

    Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO at Hong Kong Express, says oil makes up about 45 percent of costs so the commodity's recent decline translates into higher profits ahead.

  • Expect oil glut, US shale bankruptcies: Analyst

    Neil Beveridge, Senior Oil Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says OPEC's decision not to cut output is triggering a glut of supply and may result in bankruptcy for U.S. shale producers.

  • Oil markets undergoing structural trend: Expert

    Kerry Series, Founder and CIO, Eight Investment Partners, says recent declines in oil prices are stimulatory for the global economy.

  • Will oil prices continue their free fall?

    David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, says the next few OPEC output reports may show a different story to rhetoric at Thursday's meeting. Richard Martin of IMA Asia joins in the discussion.

  • US oil can easily sink below $60: IMA Asia

    Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says U.S. oil can drop sink below $60 in the near-term. In Asia, prices are dependent on China, he warns.

  • Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi.

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided on Thursday not to cut oil production, despite sliding oil prices.

  • Al-Naimi Vs. Sedgwick

    Ahead of the OPEC meeting, CNBC looks at Steve Sedgwick's encounters Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi.

  • Things haven't changed with Naimi

    Ahead of the OPEC meeting, CNBC's Steve Sedgwick receives a muted response from Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi.

  • Still a chance that OPEC may cut quota: Argus

    Alejandro Barbajosa, Vice President for Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, says an agreement to reduce production to 29 million barrels per day would be a strong signal.

  • Gartman: No way OPEC will cut production

    Dennis Gartman, Founder, Editor & Publisher of The Gartman Letter, says OPEC won't reduce output since members need high levels of cash flow in order to fulfill promises to citizens.

  • Energy now operating on Moore's law: Pro

    Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macro, says technological abundance is collapsing prices in the energy sector, which is hurting major cartels like OPEC.

  • OPEC worried about losing market share?

    The idea that the cartel is worried about market share is misleading, says Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ.

  • US is a 'hot potato' market: Boockvar

    Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, says Wall Street shares are "extraordinarily overbought" at the moment due to expectations of central bank support.

  • Workers check the valves at the Taq Taq oil field in Arbil, Iraq, in this Aug. 16, 2014 photo.

    The minister said he is confident the group will reach a unified decision, and that the meeting will last only one day.