Trends All you need to know about OPEC Read the Article Open Share Drawer Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Written by Shane Snow Published Apr 29, 2011 0 min read Advertising Disclosure The views expressed on this blog are those of the bloggers, and not necessarily those of Intuit. Third-party blogger may have received compensation for their time and services. Click here to read full disclosure on third-party bloggers. This blog does not provide legal, financial, accounting or tax advice. The content on this blog is "as is" and carries no warranties. Intuit does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of the content on this blog. After 20 days, comments are closed on posts. Intuit may, but has no obligation to, monitor comments. Comments that include profanity or abusive language will not be posted. Click here to read full Terms of Service. Save more, spend smarter, and make your money go further Sign up for Free You can’t talk about oil prices — and these days there’s lots of talk — without considering OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), the 12-member cartel that wields massive influence in the oil market. Here we look at the who those members are, how much crude oil they produce and how stable they are, along with some background on the major fluctuations in the price of crude. Shane Snow is Editor-in-chief of Contently.com, which contributed this post exclusively for Mint. Save more, spend smarter, and make your money go further Sign up for Free Previous Post Silence Isn’t Golden: 6 Things a Disgruntled Customer Won’t Tell… Next Post Are separate bank accounts right for your marriage? Written by Shane Snow More from Shane Snow Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ Browse Related Articles Investing 101 How to Invest in Commodities: Getting Started Investing 101 How to Buy Bonds: A Beginner’s Guide Saving 101 How Much Will Biden’s Proposed Federal Gas Tax Holida… Trends Will the Keystone Pipeline Decision Affect Prices at th… Investing 101 The World’s Oddest Commodities Saving 101 Can a Fixed-Rate Gas or Electricity Plan Help You Save? Saving 101 How To Fill Up for Less And Make Your Gas Tank Last Lon… Trends What’s Behind the High Gas Prices at the Pump? Investing 101 Chapter 05: Types of Investments Housing Finances Is It a Good Time to Buy a House?