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LONDON, March 6- Brent crude steadied around $108 a barrel on Thursday as the West and Russia engaged in high-stakes diplomacy to cool the crisis in Ukraine. The North Sea benchmark has fallen $4 since peaking on Monday, when investors grew concerned over the crisis between Ukraine and Russia.
*West, Russia to continue Ukraine talks, says U.S. SINGAPORE, March 6- Brent crude held steady just below $108 a barrel on Thursday, as investors looked for direction after easing geopolitical risk over the crisis in Ukraine and U.S. data suggesting weaker oil demand prompted a heavy sell-off over the past two days.
*West, Russia to continue Ukraine talks, says U.S. SINGAPORE, March 6- Brent crude held steady just below $108 a barrel on Thursday, as investors looked for direction after a heavy sell-off in the two previous sessions prompted by easing geopolitical risk over the crisis in Ukraine and U.S. data suggesting weaker oil demand.
Oil was whipsawed on Thursday, as geopolitical risks over Ukraine competed with economic data pointing to weaker demand.
SEOUL, March 6- U.S. crude oil futures retreated to below $101 a barrel on Thursday in early Asian trade on expected weak demand during refinery maintenance season in the United States and Europe, while geopolitical risks over Ukraine eased.
NEW YORK, March 5- Oil slid further on Wednesday, weighing on a key commodities index, but gold, nickel and coffee prices rose as investor attention returned after a brief pause over the Ukraine crisis.
BP Chief Economist Christof Ruehl explains why supply disruptions in Africa and the Middle East have kept oil prices over $100 a barrel, despite the North American supply boom. He also looks at the impact supply disruptions from Russia could have on the global energy landscape.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions CEO Phillip Rinaldi talks about why he opposes lifting the ban on US crude oil exports right now, as well as why he believes it will result in higher prices for refiners, and consumers at the gas pump.
Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses the security risks with the U.S. energy grids.
Centrica CEO Sam Laidlaw discusses the Ukraine crisis, Russia, and his company's investment in US shale.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the contributing factors to the decline in crude oil prices today.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks with Michael Smith, Chairman and CEO of Freeport LNG, about its $14 billion export terminal in Texas, and gaining market share in Europe.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports crude oil inventories are up 1.4 million barrels while gasoline inventories are down 1.6 million barrels.
LONDON, March 5- Brent crude oil futures fell for the second straight session on Wednesday, dropping below $109 a barrel on an easing of fears that Russia's incursion into Ukraine could lead to war.