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World Demand for OPEC Crude to Fall in 2015

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) released its December Oil Market Report Wednesday morning, and the cartel said that demand will fall and supply will rise in 2015. No ...
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Crude Oil Drops Below $66

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil for January delivery tumbled below $66 a barrel on Friday and closed at $66.15, down 10.5%, the lowest settlement in five years. Brent crude ...
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Crude Oil Sinks Below $72

For some reason, analysts and traders seemed to think that Saudi Arabia did not mean what it said when it announced in October that the country didn’t care if the ...
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4 Stocks to Buy That Could Benefit From an OPEC Production Cut

Unless you have been out of the country, then the chances are good you are seeing the lowest prices for gasoline in the past two years. In fact, in many ...
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Low Oil Prices Are No Problem for the Saudis

With the price of Brent Crude down to around $90 a barrel, the question on everyone’s mind is, “When will oil find a floor?” Well, almost everyone. Saudi Arabia doesn’t ...
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What OPEC Is Really Telling The IMF

The Secretary General for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), H.E. Abdalla Salem El-Badri, issued a statement to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday. He touched on a ...
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Crude Oil Price Crashes, Gasoline at 4-Year Low

Shortly after 9:00 a.m. ET Tuesday morning, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil started dropping from an intra-day high of $94.93 to reach a low point of ...
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OPEC Confesses Slower Demand for Its Oil

In its monthly Oil Market Report for September, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) lowered its estimate of demand growth for 2014 and 2015, bringing its forecasts more in ...
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IEA Reports Global Oil Demand to Rise

An improving global economic forecast for 2015 has led to projected demand growth for crude oil of 1.4 million barrels a day. That was up from estimated growth of 1.2 ...
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Will Sharp Rise in Crude Increase Gasoline Prices?

The turmoil in Iraq is raising concerns about the ability of the country to continue delivering about 3.3 million barrels of crude a day to the global supply. Iraq is ...
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OPEC Forecasts Higher Crude Demand in 2014

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) released its Monthly Oil Market Report Wednesday morning, and the headline number is an increase of 50,000 barrels a day to the cartel's ...
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OPEC Forecasts 2014 Demand Growth for Crude Oil

In the February issue of its Monthly Oil Market Report, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has increased its estimate of global crude oil demand by 50,000 barrels a ...
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Does OPEC Still Have Any Influence on Oil Markets?

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Companies (OPEC) has lost its mojo. Actually, it’s been disappearing for years and most people are just beginning to notice. The cartel has not controlled ...
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Iran Threatens Price War: Oil at $20 a Barrel?

At the final meeting for 2013 of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Iran's oil minister has threatened to increase his country's output even if prices drop to $20 ...
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OPEC Production Stays High, Prices Falling

The dramatic production increase from U.S. shale plays in North Dakota, Montana, and Texas have had little impact on the amount of oil produced by members of the Organization of ...
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