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Crude prices retrace up on Saudi unrest

Brent and U.S. crude oil futures pared losses on Thursday, beset by deeper geopolitical concerns on witness reports that police fired upon protesters in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province. Get the full story »

U.S. oil prices back at $100 a barrel

U.S. oil prices spiked above $100 a barrel for the first time in more than two years Wednesday, as reports of Libyan production shutdowns swirled.

Italian oil giant Eni said Wednesday that it had partially shut down its 150,000-barrel-per-day production in the North African country. Get the full story »

Oil prices fall on jobs report, stronger dollar

Oil prices fell Friday after the government reported a sharp drop in the unemployment rate, which helped boost the dollar against foreign currencies. Get the full story »

Oil prices surge on Egypt unrest

Oil prices surged Friday as thousands continued to riot against the government in Egypt, and unrest threatened to spread across the Middle East.

Benchmark oil rose $3.56, or 4.2 percent, to $89.23 a barrel in afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It was as high as $89.73 a barrel. Get the full story »