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The U.S. Energy Information Administration plans on Wednesday to report official stock numbers for Cushing and other oil market data for the week ended on Friday. "We saw some strength in the market this morning, but that's being sold into," said Tariq Zahir, managing member of Tyche Capital Advisors in Laurel Hollow, New York. Benchmark Brent crude was up 70 cents at...
HOUSTON, Feb 1- Union workers took to picket lines on Sunday after strikes were called at nine U.S. refineries and chemical plants in a bid to pressure oil companies to agree to a new national contract covering workers at 63 plants. The United Steelworkers union said Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the lead industry negotiator, halted talks after the union rejected a fifth...
HOUSTON, Jan 31- Union leaders and oil companies were unable to agree on a new labor accord on Saturday for workers at 63 U.S. refineries as a deadline passed that could lead to a strike. Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the lead negotiator for U.S. refinery owners, has said it does not comment on details of labor negotiations. "We remain committed to resolving our differences...
The Exxon Mobil Corp refinery in Beaumont, Texas, received a strike notice on Friday night, according to the company. The Beaumont plant was the only Exxon refinery to receive a notice. Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Motiva Enterprises refineries have not received strike notices, a spokesman said on Saturday.
NEW YORK, Jan 29- Global oil prices firmed slightly on Thursday but not before U.S. crude hit a near six-year low and benchmark Brent pared gains on data showing fresh additions to already record-high U.S. oil inventories. But crude futures in New York fell to an April 2009 bottom by midmorning, and only rose toward the close on short-covering.
NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. crude oil fell below $44 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 on Thursday while benchmark Brent sharply pared early gains after data showing additions to already record-high U.S. oil inventories. But crude futures in New York were near a six-year low by midmorning after a report from oil services firm Genscape, which a market source...
NEW YORK, Jan 29- Global equity markets eased on Thursday on simmering worries over Greece's new anti-bailout government and the prospect for corporate earnings, but U.S. government debt prices fell on fresh signs of a strong American labor market. On Wall Street, Alibaba Group shares dropped 10.5 percent to $88.12 after its revenue missed expectations.
LONDON, Jan 29- U.S. commercial crude oil stocks last week hit their highest level since 1931- when the opening of giant oil fields in the United States coincided with the Great Depression to create an enormous glut and sent prices tumbling to just 13 cents per barrel. In October 1929, U.S. commercial crude stocks peaked at a staggering 545 million barrels, following...
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