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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."

Oil set for strongest quarter in a decade on OPEC-led cuts and trade talk optimism

Bullishness on a trade deal between the US and China, and supply cuts resulting from US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela have sent prices higher.

Venezuela’s falling oil supply is a major ‘challenge’ to global energy markets

A major advisor to energy producing nations has suggested that the continued fallout from Venezuela could present a "challenge" for global oil markets.

Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is dumping billions’ worth of stock in oil and gas companies

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, will divest about $7.5 billion from oil and gas explorers and producers to cut its oil price risk.
Both Brent crude and WTO are posting big gains.

Oil is set for its longest winning streak in 30 years as traders bask in improved US-China sentiment

Stock market wobbles have grabbed all the attention, but oil has had a stunning rally into the new year, helped by signs the trade war is thawing.

‘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.
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.