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Oil giant Shell seeks to trim costs

Oct 29, 2009
Shell is reporting a 62% drop in third-quarter profits, and the future might not look much better for the oil giant. Stephen Beard reports.
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A look at home and oil prices

Oct 27, 2009
Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company, talks with Bill Radke about the rise in U.S. home prices, and why the price of oil isn't even cheaper with demand down.
Posted In: Housing, Oil

Why is the price of oil rising?

Oct 20, 2009
Oil crossed $80 a barrel overnight, the first time that has happened in a year. Stephen Beard reports on the outlook for oil.
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An oil supply crunch may be looming

Oct 20, 2009
Simon Taylor, founding director at Global Witness, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about his organization's report, which says oil supplies are drying up fast.
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Energy crisis is postponed?

Oct 12, 2009
Writer Ambrose Evans-Pritchard talks with Bill Radke about an article he wrote on the new advances in the extraction of natural gas.
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China, U.S. battle over African oil field

Oct 12, 2009
A Chinese state oil company may go toe-to-toe against Exxon Mobil and make an oil bid in West Africa. Scott Tong reports.
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An oil-trading world without the dollar?

Oct 6, 2009
A U.K. newspaper report says Persian Gulf countries want to stop selling oil for dollars. What's the chance of that happening? Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Markets react to no dollar in oil trading

Oct 6, 2009
The dollar fell on foreign exchange markets in reaction to reports that there have been secret talks to dump the greenback as the main currency for trading oil. Stephen Beard reports.
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Oil trading may be done without dollar

Oct 6, 2009
The Independent's Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk talks with Bill Radke about reports that Arab countries are in talks to no longer trade oil in U.S. dollars.
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Why oil may be a cursed resource

Sep 29, 2009
Journalist Peter Maass talks with Kai Ryssdal about his book, "Crude World" and the disadvantages that come with having a lot of oil.
Posted In: Books, Oil

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