Softer-than-expected U.S. jobs data and other economic statistics had weighed on oil earlier, along with reduced threats to oil installations in the U.S. East Coast from Hurricane Joaquin. U.S. energy companies this week cut the number of rigs drilling for oil by 26, a weekly survey by oil services company Baker Hughes showed. Brent, the global oil benchmark, was...» Read More
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Russia and Iran have yet to agree on details of an oil-for-food deal, highlighting global pressures on both countries.
Russia's Energy Ministry said it was withdrawing Minister Alexander Novak's statement on cooperation with Iran on crude oil shipments.
Chevron reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street's expectations.
ExxonMobil reported a stronger-than-expected profit on Thursday as higher prices for its crude and natural gas offset a 6 percent drop in production.
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Backers in favor of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline are pointing to the crisis in Iraq as a rationale for pushing the project forward.
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