The collapse of the global oil market reflects a broader drop in demand across all areas of the economy, as business activity during the pandemic remains near a standstill. What caused this historic decline in oil prices, and what does…
Economic damage from the novel coronavirus pandemic has knocked the bottom out of the oil market. The cost of benchmark U.S. crude oil, for delivery in May, actually fell below zero -- dragging down the entire stock market. And in…
OPEC, Russia and other oil-producing nations on Sunday finalized an unprecedented production cut of nearly 10 million barrels, or a tenth of global supply, in hopes of boosting crashing prices amid the coronavirus pandemic and a price war, officials said.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, members of OPEC, along with Russia and Mexico, agreed to cut global oil production by up to 10 million barrels a day, or a tenth of the world supply. It’s an effort to stabilize oil…
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Oil-producing countries including those of the OPEC cartel and Russia are trying to limit a crash in prices that, while welcome for consumers, has been straining government budgets and pushed energy companies toward bankruptcy.
By Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports cutting oil production by about 10 million barrels a day to shore up falling prices.
By Ryan Chilcote
For many of the oil-rich countries, 2020 was already off to a miserable start, but they took a beating on Monday-- a barrel of oil now costs half what it did at the beginning of the year. What happened?…
In our news wrap Friday, Florida officials confirmed that a gunman who killed three people at Naval Air Station Pensacola was a member of the Saudi Air Force. The attack happened in a classroom where the suspect was undergoing aviation…
By David McHugh, Associated Press
The nations have agreed to cut their crude production by an extra 500,000 barrels a day.
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