The plunge in oil prices since mid-2014 has pushed energy-rich Gulf Arab states to rein in lavish public spending.
OPEC does not want to give the markets any negative signals but Saudi Arabia-Iran consensus remain a key issue, says Energy Aspects' Virendra Chauhan.
Saudi Arabia is actually well-positioned to reduce overproduction as it is near maximum output, says Argus Media's Alejandro Barbajosa.
It is unlikely that Saudi Arabia will be giving up market share without any compromise from Iran, says The Schork Report Editor Stephen Schork.
Goldman Sachs and others are looking beyond this week's meeting of oil producers, and focusing on the return of crude from Iraq, Libya and Nigeria.
It's clear Russia has intentions of increasing production in a significant way, says Tom Petrie, Petrie Partners chairman, sharing insight to this week's meeting of OPEC leaders.
Emma Richards, senior oil and gas analyst at BMI Research, says that relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia are so poor that no supply agreement will be reached at this week's oil producer meeting in Algiers.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest from this week's OPEC meeting in Algiers.
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This week's energy summit in Algeria isn't an official OPEC policy meeting so it's unlikely that a deal will be reached, warned Mitul Kotecha of Barclays.
Don't expect any real decisions from the OPEC meeting, except for comments that play on the market's hopes of a future deal, says ClipperData's Matt Smith.
Argus Media's Azlin Ahmad says Saudi Arabia will build consensus on production, which might then be drafted into a formal deal at the next meeting.
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A touted oil production freeze by Saudi Arabia might not be enough to boost crude prices, even if it goes ahead, the Russian finance minister told CNBC.
Investors should start brushing up on astrophysics to understand why the world's economy may be approaching a cosmic conclusion, says Stephen Scott.
Saudi Arabia has offered to lower its own oil production if Iran agrees to cap its output this year.
The oil-rich kingdom said it would lower its own production if rival Iran agrees to cap its output this year.
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Frontier market countries are looking to tap the international bond markets as policymakers aim to boost finances in the face of low oil prices.
Drivers may see the cheapest average fall gasoline prices since the year President Barack Obama was first elected.