The price of crude is falling sharply this afternoon, and is down more than 6 percent on the day.

Energy analysts are sharply divided lately over where exactly the price of oil is going to go. Earlier today, the Baker Hughes Rig Count showed the smallest decline in active rigs in months, one small sign that the steep tapering off in drilling may be coming to an end. In addition, the crisis in Yemen may not be having the impact on the market that analysts first suspected.