Shares of Exxon slipped on Friday after a report from The Wall Street Journal said the SEC launched an investigation into the company.
Tesla has been ceding ground in Europe, with its Model 3 only the fourth-best selling pure electric vehicle (EV) on the continent in November.
OPEC has left its 2021 forecast for crude demand growth unchanged, but Dan Yergin warns it's dependent on the success of the Covid-19 vaccines.
The closely-watched oil market report comes as coronavirus cases continue to surge worldwide, with new lockdowns imposed in Europe and parts of China.
China has promised a greater focus on cleaner projects under the Belt and Road Initiative — but it has little concrete results to show so far, said analysts.