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Oil Prices Have Yet to Hit the Floor

Surging crude inventories in the United States send prices lower, threatening more pain for shale producers but a boost for the global economy.

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Game Change: U.S. Oil Revolution Has Torn Up the Rule Book

In a radically different oil market, says the International Energy Agency, the United States looks like the winner and Russia and other ailing petrostates the losers.

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Don’t Look Now, but Oil Prices Are Rising

Crude’s six-month lemming plunge seems to have ended. But the factors that caused it in the first place haven’t gone away.

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Nicolas Maduro’s Excellent Adventure

With his country's oil-based economy reeling, Venezuelan President Maduro travels the world looking for help.

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Is Saudi Arabia Trying to Cripple American Fracking?

Well, it's said as much, but the real reason for the flood of new Saudi oil is more complicated.

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Black Gold and Black Swans: Where Is Oil Headed Next?

Market fundamentals point to a continued slide in oil prices. But the deck is stacked with jokers, and they're mostly wild.

The Oil and the Glory

Meet the winners and losers of the coming age of plenty

We are suffering whiplash: For nearly four decades, OPEC -- the cartel formally known as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries -- has been a ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap: Dec. 16, 2011

Iraq -- drilling in a (former) war zone: With the U.S. military role in Iraq officially over, so vanishes the main official outside protection afforded ...

The Oil and the Glory

Who has time to worry about OPEC?

Members of OPEC will agree to increase their official production today, but that won't do much to lower prices -- the plenitude of energy-related stress ...

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