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NEW YORK, Dec 3- U.S. oil futures rose $2 a barrel to a four-week high on Tuesday in a third straight day of gains on expectations that the January start up of a pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Gulf Coast would drain crude stocks at the giant storage hub.
*Coming up: American Petroleum Institute inventories at 2130 GMT. LONDON, Dec 3- Brent crude held above $111 a barrel on Tuesday, near a three-month high hit in the previous session, as strong economic data boosted the demand outlook and outages in Libya maintained concerns about supply.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1.5 percent as the previous day's short-covering global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
*USDA reports fresh soybean sale, China cancellation. Corn lost 1 percent as the previous day's short-covering by funds dried up, leaving few supportive factors to offset big global supplies of the golden grain, said Bill Gary, president of Commodity Information Systems in Oklahoma City.
*Currently heads Wal-Mart's international division. Nov 25- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named veteran executive Doug McMillon as its next chief executive, in a bet that his experience running its international unit will bolster growth at the world's largest retailer.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Nov 25- One of the most popular trading bets in oil markets, based on attempts to predict price differences between European and U.S. oil benchmarks, is proving to be one of the trickiest as funds suffer losses after sky-high gains earlier this year. WTI crude usually worth a few dollars more than London's Brent.
NEW YORK, Nov 24- The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose for the first time in more than two months over the past two weeks, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday.
*Investors focus on Iran talks, deal appears closer. Uncertainty over a deal between Iran and Western nations about Iran's nuclear program supported Brent in early trade, although a resolution seemed closer toward the end of the session.
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SINGAPORE, Nov 21- U.S. crude futures edged lower on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting showed a decision to wind down monetary stimulus may come soon. *U.S. crude for January delivery had eased 19 cents to $93.66 a barrel by 0036 GMT.
Nov 20- Devon Energy Corp will buy oil-producing assets in Texas for $6 billion and plans to sell or otherwise monetize some of its natural gas-heavy holdings, in a response to criticism about its lack of exposure to higher-margin crude.
Nov 20- Devon Energy Corp will buy GeoSouthern Energy Corp's core assets in the Eagle Ford shale region of south Texas for $6 billion in cash, in a deal that looks to answer criticism about the company's lack of exposure to higher-margin oil.
Nov 20- Devon Energy Corp struck a deal to buy privately held GeoSouthern Energy's assets in the Eagle Ford shale region of south Texas for $6 billion in cash. Private equity firm The Blackstone Group was an investor in GeoSouthern.
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*World powers and Iran resume talks on nuclear deal on Wednesday. NEW YORK, Nov 19- Brent futures tumbled by more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday as talks this week between world powers and Iran could lead to an easing of sanctions against the oil-rich country.
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 19- TransCanada Corp raised its preliminary cost estimate for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday, saying it now expects the project to cost at least $5.4 billion, $100 million more than its prior forecast.
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 19- TransCanada Corp raised its preliminary cost estimate for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, saying it now expects the project to cost at least $5.4 billion, $100 million more than its prior forecast.
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