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Oil is being propped up by Middle East tensions after the US used video to blame Iran for tanker attacks

Oil prices on Friday were pushed and pulled between competing drivers of Iran tensions and a supply glut.

Oil is nearing its biggest weekly loss this year as demand and trade-war woes combine in a ‘recipe for disaster’

Rising US supply, weakening demand, and US-China trade fears are a "dangerous combination" and adding to trader concerns in oil markets.

Oil is rallying on supply worries after Trump threatens the ‘official end of Iran’

Oil prices jumped on Monday after OPEC signaled it would maintain supply cuts and President Trump threatened the "official end of Iran."

‘US crude continues to be an unstoppable force’: Here’s a simple guide to navigating the oil market in 2019

The energy market is volatile by nature, but this year was marked by especially sharp price movements. Here's what is expected to happen in 2019.
Oil prices crashed in October sending Andurand's fund over the edge

A hedge fund run by one of the world’s most famous oil traders is the latest major victim of surging market volatility

Pierre Andurand, the fund's manager, is an oil market veteran who made his name during the financial crisis with bets against oil.
Saudi Arabia's energy minister al-Falih addresses a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna

Swelling oil inventories could be driving the market toward oversupply, OPEC says

Less than two weeks before US sanctions against Iran kick in, OPEC said the oil market could shift toward a surplus and signaled it would adjust production accordingly if that were the case.
An American flag hangs on the side of a Southern oil refinery.

Oil tumbles below $70, hits lowest level in nearly a month

Oil prices tumbled Wednesday to their lowest level since September after government data showed US inventories rose more than expected and as stocks paused an earlier rebound.

Saudi Arabia using the ‘oil weapon option’ could cause prices to soar to $150

While Saudi Arabia isn't likely to follow through with what many saw as a veiled threat to pressure the energy market if the West imposes sanctions against Riyadh, analysts aren't ruling that scenario out.

Oil spikes to its highest level in almost 4 years as Iran sanctions loom

Oil prices rallied to near four-year highs Wednesday, erasing earlier losses as markets weighed the largest rise in US crude inventories this year against looming oil sanctions against Iran.
Roughneck Brian Waldner is covered in mud and oil while wrestling pipe on a True Company oil drilling rig outside Watford, North Dakota.

Oil tumbles as much as 2% as Oklahoma crude piles up

Oil prices slid Monday after inventories at the US crude delivery hub jumped last week, adding to demand concerns.