crude oil


Crude oil smells bad and could kill you

Nov 4, 2015
Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway on her harrowing quest to buy a barrel of crude oil.
Posted In: crude oil, barrel of oil
Pipes are stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma oil hub on quake alert

Oct 15, 2015
Earthquakes could threaten the U.S.'s most important storage site for crude oil.
Posted In: earthquakes, oklahoma, crude oil, oil storage

Oil prices up, but Iran is in way of going much higher

Oct 8, 2015
If U.S. production falls, Iran is ready to export more.
Posted In: Iran, oil production, crude oil
Oil pumps in operation at an oilfield near central Los Angeles. Domestic oil production has increased dramatically in recent years.

Push to lift ban on crude oil exports gains steam

Sep 29, 2015
The ban has been in place for four decades.
Posted In: crude oil, exports, imports
A general view shows oil pumping jacks and drilling pads at the Kern River Oil Field where the principle operator is the Chevron Corporation in Bakersfield, California.

Five guys bet on the price of oil in 2015

Sep 11, 2015
The cost has dropped so low that none of them are close.
Posted In: Oil, crude oil

Why gas prices are likely to keep falling

Sep 4, 2015
Even if crude oil prices rise, the end of summer reduces demand for gas.
Posted In: gas prices, crude oil, refineries
China devalued its currency, the yuan, this week.

Weekly Wrap: China's yuan and a 3rd Greece bailout

Aug 14, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Greece, China, Google, alphabet, crude oil
Oil pumps in operation at an oilfield near central Los Angeles.

Energy companies lose $1.3 trillion amid oil crash

Aug 6, 2015
A number so big, it almost seems like it doesn't mean anything.
Posted In: Final, crude oil, energy, shares
Oil pumps in operation at an oilfield near central Los Angeles.

Crude oil is plunging ... again

Jul 27, 2015
The cost is at a 4-month low. What's going on?
Posted In: crude oil, OPEC, barrel of oil

Iranian oil gush could push prices down

Jul 15, 2015
Once sanctions are lifted, Tehran will rush to exploit its oil and gas reserves.
Posted In: Iran, Iran sanctions, crude oil