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Roughneck Brian Waldner is covered in mud and oil while wrestling pipe on a True Company oil drilling rig outside Watford, North Dakota.

Oil tumbles as much as 2% as Oklahoma crude piles up

Oil prices slid Monday after inventories at the US crude delivery hub jumped last week, adding to demand concerns.

Expiration dates are a sham. Here’s the best way to tell if a food has gone bad.

The 'sell by' dates on foods like eggs, beef, oil, and yogurt are based on rough estimates and are largely misleading. Instead of relying on those, here's how to know whether the food in your refrigerator is safe to eat, based on science.

Oil jumps after IEA says maintaining global supply with Iran sanctions could be ‘very challenging’

Crude prices rebounded Friday amid expectations for US sanctions against Iran, which would cut off oil imports from the country, and a rise in global demand.

Oil slides after China announces tariff on US crude

Oil prices slumped Wednesday after Beijing announced it would retaliate against the Trump administration with a 25% tariff on another $16 billion worth of US products, including crude exports to China.

Oil prices spike ahead US sanctions on Iran

Oil prices rallied Monday as markets braced for the reimposition of US sanctions against Iran. Other sanctions, including those targeting Iranian crude, will resume in November.
Glen Crabtree, a floor hand for Raven Drilling, lubricates a pipe while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation on July 23, 2013 outside Watford City, North Dakota

Oil drops after data shows unexpected jump in US inventories

Oil prices slumped Wednesday, extending losses from their worst month in two years, after data showed US crude inventories rose unexpectedly.

Oil jumps as war of words between US and Iran leaves traders on edge

Oil prices jumped Monday as reports the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries production hit its highest level this year failed to ease mounting supply concerns amid a war of words between the US and Iran.
President Donald Trump displaying a presidential memorandum after announcing his intent to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear agreement.

Trump is reportedly thinking about making a rare move to try and lower gas prices — but history shows it might actually make things worse

As the Trump administration reportedly considers turning to emergency oil reserves, some experts see it as more of a distraction from foreign policy decisions that have been blamed for rising gas prices than a meaningful effort to address supply concerns in the energy market.
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Oil prices climb as Iran-backed Houthi rebels attack Saudi Arabian tankers

Saudi Arabia closed a strategic shipping lane in the Red Sea following an attack on two of its large oil-tankers. Brent crude oil futures rose 0.6% to $74.35 per barrel on Thursday at 6 48 GMT, after a gain of 0.7% on Thursday.
Roughneck Brian Waldner is covered in mud and oil while wrestling pipe on a True Company oil drilling rig outside Watford, North Dakota.

Oil jumps as US stockpiles sink to their lowest level since February 2015

Oil prices jumped Wednesday as data showed a larger-than-expected drop in US crude inventories.