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Will OPEC Cut Oil Production?

Will OPEC cut oil production?

That's the biggest question on investors' minds as oil ministers from OPEC's 12 nations congregate in Vienna this week.

Here's the one factor that OPEC's decision hinges on...


The Best Oil Stocks to Buy for 2016

Thanks to the crash in oil prices this year, some of the best oil stocks to buy currently trade at a discount.

That gives us the perfect opportunity to buy cheap oil stocks before their inevitable rally.

The best way to profit is by targeting companies specializing in this type of drilling...


Natural Gas Companies Could Lose Trillions from This Global Threat

Of all the energy sectors, oil and natural gas companies have taken the worst beating this year.

These firms are expected to spend nearly $2 trillion on drilling projects over the next five years.

But there's a UN meeting this week on an issue that could make it an insanely dangerous investment...


Why Oil Is Up Today

Why oil is up today (Monday, Nov. 23): WTI crude oil prices gained 0.7% this morning following a bullish announcement from Saudi Arabia.

The gains came after Saudi Arabia announced it's ready to cooperate with both OPEC and non-OPEC members to stabilize oil prices.

But Saudi Arabia isn't in the power position it thinks it is...


This Budding Russia-Iran Oil Deal Would Open the Door to Asia

We could see an unprecedented Russia-Iran oil deal unfold right before our eyes. The two countries met recently to talk export and trade agreements.

We're not sure how most major media outlets missed this alarming news, especially since such a deal could result in Russia's access to the world's most competitive market.

Here's where the "oil swap" could take the Kremlin's crude supply...


What ISIS' "Blood Oil" Really Means for Oil Markets

Oil didn't spike after last Friday's massacres in Paris because the chief driver of oil prices has changed.

But that doesn't mean ISIS isn't a player in the global oil market. It certainly is, but its role and impact is more complicated and insidious than the traditional "geopolitical factor."

Let me explain...


WTI Crude Oil Prices Today Down Following Paris Attacks

WTI crude oil prices today declined as rising production trumped concerns over supply disruptions after the Paris terrorist attacks.

Many investors don't understand why production is rising since U.S. supply is at 80-year highs.

But there are two factors pushing production higher right now...


WTI Crude Oil Price Today Drops Below $41 After IEA Supply Report

The WTI crude oil price today fell 2.8% after the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a startling report on global oil supply.

The agency said inventories held by the 34 countries in the OECD stood near 3 billion barrels in September.

Here's how you can play the volatile oil market...


Is There Any Chance the Keystone XL Project Could Be Revived?

The Keystone XL project has been a contentious topic for seven years – since it was granted its first presidential permission to be built on March 8, 2008.

Recently, the venture was vetoed in what many considered to be the last course of action needed to officially kill it.

But they're wrong. With the following two factors, the Keystone XL project could come back yet again...


Why Oil Production Is Increasing, Despite the Oil Glut

Despite weekly declines in the number of working rigs in the American market (now at the lowest levels in some six years) and rising cuts in capital commitments for new projects, the market surplus in oil is once again rising.

Crude oil prices are languishing in the face of what is projected to be another build in U.S. production stockpiles.

Given all that has been said about an oil glut, why is oil production continuing? Here's what you need to know...