Tom DiChristopher is an award-winning multimedia journalist who covers energy for CNBC.com. He previously coordinated online coverage of broadcast guests for a number of CNBC's Business Day programs.
DiChristopher joined CNBC.com at the outset of the 2014 crude price downturn and has since reported on the fallout in the U.S. oil patch and abroad. He co-developed CNBC.com's "Crude Realities" series to take an in-depth, data-driven approach to chronicling the upheaval in oil markets. He has also produced breaking news and packaged reports on the network's news desk.
Prior to CNBC, he worked as a commercial real estate reporter and digital producer for The Real Deal.
DiChristopher holds a B.A. in English from SUNY Albany and an M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. While there, he was a producer for CUNY TV's news magazine show 219West and a founding producer of the AudioFiles podcast. His work for AudioFiles earned two Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Prior to studying at CUNY, DiChristopher reported on economic development and contemporary culture in Vietnam as managing editor of AsiaLIFE magazine in Ho Chi Minh City.
One week before Venezuela faces a critical debt payment, the distressed petrostate is a week late on a series of smaller bills.
Oil prices are poised to rise as a number of positive trends take shape in the market, Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard said.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday said the Trump administration can make it harder for Iran to meddle in regional affairs.
Crude flows from Iraq to Turkey fell by two-thirds after Iraqi forces seized Kurdish-held oil fields, Platts reported.
OPEC members are forming a consensus around extending their production cutting deal by nine months, Reuters reported.
Exxon Mobil began production at a new petrochemical plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, just two months after Hurricane Harvey pummeled the area.
President Trump may find it difficult to prevent Iran from selling its oil, a proven way to pressure the U.S. adversary, analysts warn.
Iraqi forces have taken control of northern oil fields from the Kurdish regional government, but risks remain high, analysts said.
The Department of Energy is predicting another strong month of crude oil growth from the nation's shale fields in November.
Oil prices closed in on the highest level in six months as a conflict in Iraq spilled over into Kurdish-held Kirkuk.