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  • NEW YORK, July 22- Oil prices settled lower on Friday, losing 4 percent on the week, after the fourth weekly rise in the U.S. oil rig count added to worries about a global crude glut. More than ample inventories and upcoming refinery turnarounds and maintenance have the bulls on the defensive, "said Pete Donovan, broker at Liquidity Energy in New York.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- Oil prices fell 2 percent on Friday, with losses accelerating after the U.S. oil rig count rose for a fourth week in a row, putting crude on track for a weekly loss and dragging Brent to two-month lows. More than ample inventories and upcoming refinery turnarounds and maintenance have the bulls on the defensive, "said Pete Donovan, broker at Liquidity...

  • NEW YORK, July 22- Oil prices fell 2 percent on Friday, with losses accelerating after the U.S. oil rig count rose for a fourth week in a row, putting crude on track for a weekly loss and dragging Brent to two-month lows. More than ample inventories and upcoming refinery turnarounds and maintenance have the bulls on the defensive, "said Pete Donovan, broker at Liquidity...

  • *Nigeria outage of 700,000 bpd offset by other supply growth. NEW YORK, July 22- Oil prices fell again on Friday, on track to a weekly loss, with Brent hitting two-month lows, as Iraqi crude exports looked likely to rise, adding to the global glut. If confirmed, it would put OPEC's No. 2 producer back on track of supply growth after a two-month lag.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- Oil prices were on track to a weekly loss, with Brent hitting two-month lows on Friday, weighed by potentially higher Iraqi crude exports and bearish U.S. inventory data from earlier in the week. If confirmed, it would put OPEC's second-largest producer back on track of supply growth after two months of output declines. "These large and increasing...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY _ BancFirst Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $17.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.03 per share. BancFirst shares have increased 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *ABN says Brent could slide by about $5 to $42 -43 levels. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices fell 2 percent on Thursday, as the market took a closer look at U.S. government data that showed growing inventories of gasoline and other oil products pushed total petroleum supplies in the No. 1 oil consumer to record highs. In the previous session, Brent and U.S. crude futures rose by...

  • *ABN says Brent could slide by about $5 to $42 -43 levels. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices fell 2 percent on Thursday, as the market took a closer look at U.S. government data that showed growing inventories of gasoline and other oil products pushed total petroleum supplies in the No. 1 oil consumer to record highs. Brent crude closed 97 cents, or 2.1 percent, lower at $46.20 a...

  • *ABN says Brent could slide by about $5 to $42 -43 levels. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Thursday, as the market took a closer look at U.S. government data that showed growing inventories of gasoline and other oil products pushed total petroleum supplies in the world's largest oil consumer to a record high. Brent crude was down 79 cents, or 1.7...

  • *ABN says Brent could slide by about $5 to $42 -43 levels. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, erasing gains from the previous session, after a rise in U.S. gasoline inventories pushed supplies in the world's top oil consumer to a record high, reinforcing worries of a global glut. Brent crude was down 55 cents, or 1.2 percent, at $46.62 a barrel...

  • July 20- Wall Street gained on Wednesday and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes and marked the latest sign that U.S. corporate earnings season may be less dour than feared. "It seems like the weaker parts of the market are starting to at least try and keep pace with the stronger parts and there really...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Crude oil stocks in the United States fell for the ninth consecutive week and gasoline stockpiles posted a surprise build last week, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed on Wednesday. Crude inventories fell 2.3 million barrels in the week ending July 15, data from the statistical arm of the Energy Department showed,...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Crude oil stocks in the United States fell for the ninth consecutive week and gasoline stockpiles posted a surprise build last week, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed on Wednesday. Crude inventories fell 2.3 million barrels in the week ending July 15, data from the statistical arm of the Energy Department showed,...

  • WASHINGTON— More than 372,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs made earlier this month are being recalled over concerns of listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Altus, Oklahoma- based Bar-S Foods is recalling five chicken and pork products that could potentially be contaminated with listeria. The USDA says Bar-S hasn't received test...

  • STILLWATER, Okla. _ Southwest Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $5.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 24 cents per share. Southwest Bancorp shares have increased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major glut building. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data said.

  • *Genscape reports Cushing stockpile build last week- traders. NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday as rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major glut building. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460...