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Mon, 19 Nov 2018, Oil climbs 1 percent on prospect of OPEC, Russia supply cut
Oil prices saw gains on Monday amid expectations from Saudi Arabia to push OPEC as well as maybe Russia toward cutting crude supply.
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, California hopes to get the jump on fires by expanding its high-tech early warning camera system
PG&E, the parent company of the Pacific Gas & Electric utility unit, is expected to become a major player in the early warning camera expansion, CNBC has learned.
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, Energy powerhouse Equinor buys minority stake in Scatec Solar
The Norwegian energy major makes investment in renewable energy business. 
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, Saudi Arabia is slashing oil shipments to US, a tactic that boosts prices and may rile Trump
Saudi Arabia is loading fewer barrels on ships bound for the United States, a tactic the kingdom used last year to amplify the impact of coordinated production cuts with OPEC and Russia.
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden
The new project will be in Vasternorrland, Sweden.
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, Tesla cuts prices on solar power systems as it looks to entice customers
Efforts are underway to drive down cost of using renewable energy. 
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Fri, 16 Nov 2018, US crude posts 6th straight weekly loss, settling at $56.46, down 6.2% this week
Oil rose on Friday on hopes that supply cuts will be agreed at OPEC's December meeting, but pulled back sharply from session highs.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Charts show oil just suffered a 'severe setback,' signalIing prices will move even lower
Technician Louise Yamada believes crude will move even lower.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, PG&E has lost half its value this week as shareholders fear utility's role in California wildfires
PG&E's stock has lost more than half its value as shareholders flee the utility amid concerns that its equipment may be partly responsible for the most destructive wildfire in California's history.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, 'Duped,' 'tricked' and 'snookered': Oil analysts say Trump fooled Saudis into tanking crude prices
Saudi Arabia convinced oil producers to hike output ahead of tough U.S. sanctions on Iran, but the Trump administration ultimately allowed some of the Islamic Republic's biggest customers to keep importing its crude.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, US preps to meet global natural gas demand
Brian Sullivan joins from Corpus Christi, Texas to report on liquefied natural gas exports and how the U.S. is planning to meet the demand.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Oil ekes out a gain, settling at $56.46, despite big jump in US crude stockpiles
Oil prices rose for a second day on Thursday, but concern over the prospect of an oversupplied market next year remained in spite of OPEC's message that it may cut crude output.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, The oil market is 'overcorrecting': The Schork Report
Stephen Schork of The Schork Report says the counter-cyclical rally that was observed in the oil markets from the end of August through September "never made sense."
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, The demand for oil is 'still fairly robust,' says investor
Some of the issues around the U.S. sanctions on Iran "may not come to fruition," says Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Aramco may list downstream oil assets after acquiring chemical firm SABIC, strategists say
Saudi Aramco may consider spinning off its growing downstream division, but it needs to complete its planned acquisition of a strategic stake in Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC first, strategists say.
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018, A cut in oil production 'is coming' in December, says analyst
Vandana Hari of Vanda Insights says "all signs are pointing to" a likely cut in oil production of "at least a million barrels per day."
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Brent crude is going back to $75 after likely OPEC supply cut, Goldman commodities chief says
Jeff Currie, head of commodity research at Goldman Sachs, believes investor positioning and one particular trading strategy are largely responsible for deepening the oil market rout in recent days.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Natural gas jumps to 4-year high in panicky trading as snow, cold push across US
Natural gas prices surged in panicky and volatile morning trading, after the latest cold weather forecasts raised fears that the U.S. is heading for a potentially colder-than-expected winter with too little gas supply.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Renowned energy trader Mark Fisher says the worst is over for oil and it's time to buy
The "worst is over" for the crude oil market, which had lost over a quarter of its value since early October, renowned energy trader Mark Fisher says.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, PG&E plunges 21% amid disclosure of an 'electric incident' just before wildfire
PG&E shares plunged after the company said that if its equipment is responsible for the "Camp Fire," the cost of the damage would exceed its insurance coverage and harm its financial health.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Never mind oil companies, cyberattacks risk 'shutting down entire countries'
The threat of cyber espionage goes above and beyond endangering some of the world's largest oil and gas companies, industry experts warned on Wednesday, saying "entire countries" are being targeted.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Analyst remains bullish on market despite volatility
Jeff Saut of Raymond James joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss markets amid volatility on trade news and oil concerns.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Worst in crude oil is over, says MBF Clearing Corporation CEO
Mark Fisher of MBF Clearing Corporation joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the crude oil bear market.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Oil prices whipsaw as OPEC allies ramp up talk of supply cuts at December meeting
OPEC officials quickly sought to reassure energy market participants on Wednesday, as oil prices fluctuated wildly ahead of a much-anticipated meeting between the influential oil cartel and its allied partners in early December.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Oilfield in Oman set to get a solar plant to aid its crude production
As many as 100,000 barrels of "solar steam" could be produced per day. 
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Portfolio manager on his energy stock picks
Bill Costello, Westwood Funds portfolio manager, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss his picks on energy stocks.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Global oil market faces surplus throughout 2019 as demand growth slows
Global oil supply will outpace demand throughout 2019, as a relentless rise in output swamps growth in consumption that is at risk from a slowing economy, the IEA said.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Saudi Arabia will be the swing oil supplier in OPEC and the world, says expert
Matt Smith of ClipperData joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the plunge of crude oil prices.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, Market volatility due to 'anxiety' ahead of our December meeting, OPEC secretary general says
OPEC's secretary general has told CNBC that oil price volatility is due to anxiety ahead of the 14-member oil producer group's next meeting in Vienna in December.
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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, 'Things are changing' for Sudan, says one of its ministers
Azhari Abdalla, minister of petroleum and minerals of Sudan, says the country is "absolutely secure" now.
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