brent crude - updates

Rappler's latest stories on brent crude


Trump asks OPEC not to cut production

Dec 05, 2018 - 11:37 PM

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil-producing nations prepare to meet in Vienna to discuss lowering their output

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 9, 2018 US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for Paris in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said November 13, 2018 that the United States was aware of undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by US researchers but insisted all was fine."We fully know about the sites being discussed, nothing new -- and nothing happening out of the normal," Trump wrote on Twitter. "I will be the first to let you know if things go bad!" he said.  NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP

[ANALYSIS] Why are petroleum products so expensive again?

Oct 03, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Maybe this is as good a time as any to rethink our country’s long-term relationship with oil

[OPINION] Higher inflation: Is TRAIN to blame? (Part 1)

Jun 02, 2018 - 10:33 PM

In these tough times, government officials must be wary of populist policies that could make matters worse. They should also avoid making callous remarks that tend to belittle the poor and add insult to their economic injury.

US crude hits new 12-year low below $28

Jan 20, 2016 - 2:04 PM

This comes after the International Energy Agency IEA warned that the oil market could drown in oversupply

In this file photo, an Indonesian station attendant fills gasoline into a car at a gas station in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 6, 2012. Mast Irham/EPA

Asian markets extend rout as oil sinks below $28

Jan 18, 2016 - 10:25 AM

3rd UPDATE The last time Brent closed below 28 was in November 2003

A file photograph dated June 14, 2001 showing the Statfjord A oil platform in the North Sea, off the Norwegian coast. EPA/StatoilHydro / Oyvind Hagen / Handout

Brent oil below $50 for first time since 2009

Jan 07, 2015 - 4:18 PM

Brent oil is hit by OPEC s production stance oversupply weak demand and the strong dollar

A customer fills his tank at a gasoline station in London, United Kingdom, February 24, 2011. Andy Rain/EPA