If history is any guide, the price of oil can still go down before it recovers, says Robert McNally.
The end of the ban on crude exports should have little immediate impact on the U.S. oil industry, but longer term it should give the U.S. more clout.
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal weighs in on the American presidential race and specifically Donald Trump, saying he's a disgrace and should withdraw because he will never win.
Texas tax law could muddy U.S. oil inventory data through year end, but the oil glut is not going away and is now showing up in an oversupply of diesel and other fuels.
One of the biggest factors in oil markets next year will be the impact of capital spending cuts on crude production, Tom Petrie said.
The blend of macro forces driving commodities lower makes it unlikely the sector will recover for months to come.
As the oil slide continues, expert forecasts influences and a possible black swan event that could change the oil market next year.
OPEC's decision to leave its oil production quota unchanged is hammering oil markets, but some experts are skeptical about even lower prices.
Saudi Arabia has limited FX reserves to defend its currency peg to the dollar, says Nicholas Ferres, investment director of global asset allocation at Eastspring Investments.
Jim Cramer explains why lower oil prices should be a positive for the stock market, but are instead wreaking havoc.
Saudi Arabia is unlikely to see an uptick in unrest, but lower oil revenues contribute to political risk for the country.
Saudi Arabia never expected the oil price rout to last this long, says Cornerstone Analytics founder, Mike Rothman.
There's no question that oil prices will continue to fall after the OPEC meeting, but the big unknown is when they will bottom out, says Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO at CEF Holdings.
Add one more item to its list of potential woes: the link of the Saudi currency, the riyal, to the dollar.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
Alan Gelder, vice president for refining and marketing research at Wood Mackenzie, discusses the outlook for oil prices and demand, ahead of the OPEC decision.
Venezuelan oil minister, Eulogio del Pino reveals what he wants to see from OPEC in this upcoming meeting and what Venezuela wants in the oil market.
Iranian Oil Minister, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh explains why Iran doesn’t need permission to increase its oil production.
Helima Croft, chief commodities strategist at RBC Capital Markets, explains that Saudi Arabia will not cut oil production unless other countries cut production too.
The focus around OPEC's meeting will be on whether the oil cartel will cut production to lift prices. Indonesia's re-entry could complicate that.