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  • *Libya output rises to 580,000 bpd. World oil prices have rapidly erased a geopolitical risk premium that had been pushing prices up since April, and selling has accelerated in recent days as traders shift their focus from violence in Iraq and Libya to weak global fundamentals.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.

  • Libya's oil output has risen to 588,000 barrels per day, Libya's acting oil minister told Reuters, an increase of around 25 percent since the weekend despite renewed fighting between militias in the country's capital.

  • LONDON, July 15- Brent crude oil slipped below $106.50 a barrel on Tuesday as easing concerns over global supplies offset the impact of renewed violence in Libya. The latest violence came as oil output from Libya rose to nearly 500,000 barrels per day after Tripoli reached a deal with rebels controlling key export ports.

  • *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • Oil: Situation in Libya 'very fluid'     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, discusses the outlook for the oil market after key Libyan terminals reopened.

  • *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • Brent hovers near $107 on Libya, Iraq concerns Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 12:26 AM ET

    *Geopolitical risks in Libya, Iraq support prices. Several soldiers were killed and aircraft were damaged in Libya on Monday, as rival militias in the OPEC nation fought for control of Tripoli's airport in the worst violence for six months. "The market is still concerned about Iraq and Libya.

  • SEOUL, July 15- U.S. crude futures edged up to over $101 a barrel on Tuesday as intensifying conflicts in Libya and Iraq rekindled concerns of supply disruption from the two OPEC members and projections that last week's U.S. crude inventory fell.

  • LONDON, July 14- Oil prices ended slightly higher on Monday as traders weighed renewed violence in Libya against broader signs of a global market well-supplied with crude. Last week, North Sea benchmark Brent closed at its lowest in three months as easing tensions in Libya and Iraq mitigated fears of supply disruptions.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Cool summer shaping up     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • SALLOUM, Egypt July 13- A few days before he was elected Egypt's president in May, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discreetly visited tribesmen living along the border with Libya.

  • Libya's oil industry remains vulnerable to protests Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    TRIPOLI, July 9- Libya's oil industry hopes life will return to normal now that a wave of protests has ebbed, but it will take months to ramp up production and more unrest is in prospect as political chaos spreads in the North African country.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Activity in Gaza drove up gold prices today, but didn't have an impact on oil prices, which fell, in spite of an inventory drawdown.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down following the July 4th holiday. Gas was down 1 percent on fears of sluggish demand.

  • Relax, oil supply won't see shortage: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:13 AM ET

    Azlin Ahmad, Editor of Argus Media Limited, says the resolution of Libya's oil crisis has quelled the supply fears brought about by the instability in Iraq.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Platinum at 10-month high     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down on the day, after the market grew less worried over supply disruptions in Libya. Gas prices are the highest they've been for a July 4th weekend over the last 6 years.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, nat gas sold off, as well. Gold was up, however, as traders look to Thursday's job report.

  • TRIPOLI, July 1- Libyan rebels blockading key eastern oil ports have agreed to reopen the remaining two terminals at Es Sider and Ras Lanuf on Wednesday, a rebel spokesman said, in a "goodwill gesture" that could restore a big part of the OPEC country's lost exports. Since last summer, the port seizures have crippled Libya's oil industry.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on the day, nat gas popped on the day as warmer temperatures drew traders back in. And gold closed up at $1,322.