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  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- Oil prices were up about 1 percent on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gains since May, after a short covering rally was triggered by comments from Saudi Arabia's oil minister in the previous session about possible action to help stabilize the market. Brent crude futures were 56 cents higher at $46.60 at barrel by 1:16 p.m. ET after...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly gains since late April, amid a short covering rally triggered by comments from Saudi Arabia's oil minister in the previous session about possible action to help stabilize the market. Brent crude futures were 84 cents higher at $46.88 at barrel by 12:30 p.m. ET after...

  • *China crude oil production slips 8 pct to five-year low. Brent crude futures were 39 cents a barrel higher at $46.43 a barrel, a 0.9 percent gain, by 10:54 a.m. ET, up from a three-week high of $46.66 earlier in the day. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 50 cents to $43.99 after touching its highest level since July 25 at $44.17 per barrel.

  • Brent crude futures were up 14 cents a barrel higher at $46.18 per barrel by 1319 GMT, from a three-week high of $46.66 earlier in the day. West Texas Intermediate crude stood at $43.72 a barrel, up 23 cents after touching its highest level since July 25, at $44.17 per barrel. Both price benchmarks rose more than 4 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia's energy...

  • Brent crude futures were down 19 cents a barrel higher at $45.84 per barrel by 1000 GMT, from a three-week high of $46.66 earlier in the day. West Texas Intermediate crude stood at $43.41 a barrel, down 8 cents after touching its highest level since July 25, at $44.17 per barrel. Both price benchmarks rose more than 4 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia's energy...

  • Brent crude futures were trading 1 cent a barrel higher at $46.05 per barrel by 1000 GMT, from a three-week high of $46.66 earlier in the day. West Texas Intermediate crude stood at $43.61 a barrel, up 5 cents after touching its highest level since July 25, at $44.17 per barrel. Both price benchmarks rose more than 4 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia's energy...

  • Brent crude futures were trading at $46.12 per barrel by 0645 GMT, receeding from a three-week high of $46.66 earlier in the day, though still up 8 cents from their last close. West Texas Intermediate crude stood at $43.70 a barrel, up 21 cents after touching its highest since July 25, at $44.17 per barrel. Markets were pushed up as Saudi Arabia's energy minister...

  • International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $46.40 per barrel at 0536 GMT, up 36 cents, or 0.8 percent, and earlier hitting a three-week high at $46.66. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $43.98 a barrel, up 49 cents, or 1.1 percent, and touching their highest since July 25 at $44.17. Markets were pushed up as Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 12- Oil prices edged up in early trading on Friday, extending gains from the previous session on expectations that exporters could at an upcoming meeting talk about ways to prop up a market that continues to be dogged by a supply overhang. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $46.20 per barrel at 0047 GMT, up 16 cents, or 0.35 percent,...

  • *Saudi oil production hits record high in July- OPEC. Adding to renewed worries about a global crude glut, top crude exporter Saudi Arabia told the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries that the kingdom's output reached a record high of 10.7 million barrels per day in July. "At this time of year, we should be drawing down in crude inventories, and we are...

  • Data showing Saudi Arabia pumping oil at record high volumes in July added to worries about a global crude glut. U.S. crude inventories gained 1.1 million barrels in the week ended Aug. 5, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported, in a third straight week of builds that surprised the market. "We do feel that any further strength in the spot price will be met...

  • *Saudi Arabia produces oil at record level in July- OPEC. Top exporter Saudi Arabia boosted its oil output to a record high in July of 10.67 million barrels-per-day, it told the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. OPEC said in its monthly oil report citing secondary sources its crude output, including Gabon, rose to 46,000 bpd in July to 33.11...

  • *Saudi Arabia produces oil at record level in July- OPEC. Top exporter Saudi Arabia boosted its oil output to a record high in July of 10.67 million barrels-per-day, it told the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. OPEC said in its monthly oil report citing secondary sources its crude output, including Gabon, rose to 46,000 bpd in July to 33.11...

  • "Oil eased lower as another round of proposed production freeze talks by OPEC failed to excite investors," ANZ Bank said. Venezuela, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is trying to drum up support for a producer meeting to decide measures that would buoy oil prices. When producers last held such talks in April, OPEC members failed to...

  • "Oil eased lower as another round of proposed production freeze talks by OPEC failed to excite investors," ANZ Bank said. Venezuela, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is trying to drum up support for a producer meeting to decide measures that would buoy oil prices. When producers last held such talks in April, OPEC members failed to...

  • *Venezuela calls for producer meeting to prop up oil prices. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading at $42.43 per barrel at 0657 GMT, down 34 cents from their last settlement, or 0.79 percent. "Oil eased lower as another round of proposed production freeze talks by OPEC failed to excite investors.

  • *Venezuela calls for producer meeting to prop up oil prices. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading at $42.43 per barrel at 0657 GMT, down 34 cents from their last settlement, or 0.79 percent. "Oil eased lower as another round of proposed production freeze talks by OPEC failed to excite investors.

  • *China storage space running out- PVM. LONDON, Aug 5- Oil prices dipped on Friday, ending a two-day rally, as a glut of crude and refined products weighed on markets and investors eyed a possible stutter in China's imports. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fetched $41.83 per barrel at 1211 GMT, down 10 cents from their last close, after trading as low as $41.44.

  • *China storage space running out- PVM. LONDON, Aug 5- Oil prices dipped on Friday, ending a two-day rally, as a glut of crude and refined products weighed on markets and investors eyed a possible stutter in China's imports. West Texas Intermediate crude futures fetched $41.74 per barrel at 0930 GMT, down 19 cents from their last close, after trading as low as $41.44...

  • *China crude imports set to soften- BMI Research. SINGAPORE, Aug 5- Oil prices fell by 1 percent on Friday as a crude and refined product glut weighed on markets and investors eyed a possible stutter in China's imports, ending a two-day short-covering rally. On the demand side, BMI Research said China's imports were weakening from records set in 2015 and this year.