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  • SINGAPORE, April 13- Crude oil futures slid for a second session on Thursday, moving away from a one-month high touched briefly in the last session as rising U.S. production stoked worries about global oversupply. Benchmark Brent crude futures slid 4 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $55.82 a barrel by 0231. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 5 cents, or 0.1...

  • SINGAPORE, April 13- Crude oil futures slid for a second session on Thursday, moving away from a one-month high touched in the last session as rising U.S. inventories stoked worries about global oversupply. Benchmark Brent crude futures slid 24 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $55.62 a barrel in early Asian trade. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 23 cents, or...

  • Cushing stockpiles rise in latest week. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 29 cents and settled at $53.11 a barrel after touching the highest since March 7 at $53.76. Both contracts had jumped to the highest in more than a month after Saudi Arabia was reported to be pushing fellow OPEC members and some rivals to prolong supply cuts beyond June.

  • Brent crude futures were down 30 cents at $55.93 a barrel by 1:43 p.m. EDT, after hitting a one-month high of $56.65. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 20 cents at $53.20 a barrel, after touching the highest since March 7 at $53.76. Both contracts had initially jumped to the highest in more than a month, the eighth straight session of gains, after Saudi...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Oil futures turned negative on Wednesday, pulling back after eight straight sessions of gains after U.S. crude inventory data suggested that the market was still heavily supplied. Brent oil gained for an eighth straight session on Wednesday, having recovered nearly all last month's losses, after Saudi Arabia was said to be pushing its fellow...

  • Saudi Arabia said to want OPEC cuts extended- Dow Jones. April 11- Crude oil prices turned positive on Tuesday, reversing course on reports that Saudi Arabia has told OPEC officials it wants to continue output cuts for an additional six months. The market, which retreated early in U.S. trading, turned positive after reports that Saudi Arabia said it wants to extend...

  • *Saudi Arabia said to want OPEC cuts extended- Dow Jones. April 11- Crude oil turned positive on Tuesday, reversing course on reports that Saudi Arabia has told OPEC officials it wants to continue output cuts for an additional six months. The market, which retreated early in U.S. trading, turned positive after reports that Saudi Arabia said it wants to extend...

  • *Saudi Arabia said to want OPEC cuts extended- Dow Jones. BOSTON, April 11- Crude oil turned positive on Tuesday, reversing course on reports that Saudi Arabia has told OPEC officials it wants to continue OPEC cuts for an additional six months. The market turned positive after reports that Saudi Arabia told OPEC officials it wants to extend production cuts enacted...

  • BOSTON, April 11- Crude oil edged back from a five-week high on Tuesday as rising U.S. shale oil production weighed against support from tensions in the Middle East and production cuts in OPEC and other states. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil, was down 33 cents from its previous close at $55.55 per barrel at 11:38 a.m. EDT. West Texas Intermediate...

  • LONDON, April 11- Crude oil edged back from a five-week high on Tuesday, as rising U.S. shale oil production weighed against support from tensions in the Middle East and production cuts in OPEC and other states. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil, was down 45 cents from its previous close at $55.53 per barrel at 1425 GMT. "Geopolitical tensions are bad...

  • LONDON, April 11- Crude oil edged back from a five-week high on Tuesday, as rising U.S. shale oil production weighed against support from tensions in the Middle East and production cuts in OPEC and other states. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil, was down 8 cents from its previous close at $55.90 per barrel at 1225 GMT. West Texas Intermediate fell by 9...

  • LONDON, April 11- Crude oil edged back from a five-week high on Tuesday, as rising U.S. shale oil production weighed against support from tensions in the Middle East and production cuts in OPEC and other states. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil, was down 10 cents from its previous close at $55.88 per barrel at 1051 GMT. West Texas Intermediate fell by...

  • SINGAPORE, April 11- Crude oil eased from a five-week high on Tuesday as rising U.S. shale oil production offset concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and output cuts being made to support prices. The international benchmark for oil prices, Brent crude futures, were down 20 cents, or 0.36 percent, from its previous close at $55.78 per barrel at 0702...

  • SINGAPORE, April 11- Crude oil eased from a five-week high on Tuesday as rising U.S. shale oil production offset concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and output cuts being made to support prices. The international benchmark for oil prices, Brent crude futures, were down 4 cents, or 0.1 percent, from its previous close at $55.94 per barrel at 0510...

  • *U.S. missile attack on Syria, Libyan field closure support. SINGAPORE, April 11- Crude oil climbed to a five-week high on Tuesday, with prices underpinned by tensions following a U.S. missile strike on Syria and a shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield. Libya's Sharara oilfield was shut on Sunday after a group blocked a pipeline linking it to an oil terminal, a Libyan...

  • SINGAPORE, April 11- U.S. crude oil rose for a sixth consecutive session on Tuesday to hit its highest level in five weeks, underpinned by tensions following a U.S. missile strike on Syria and a shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 10 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $53.18 a barrel by 0009 GMT. While Syria produces only small...

  • *Financials decline ahead of bank earnings later this week. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. stocks ended a choppy session slightly higher on Monday as gains in energy shares offset losses in financials ahead of quarterly corporate earnings later this week. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the military strikes against Syria over its alleged use of...

  • *Oil gains on Syria uncertainty, Libya oilfield shutdown. NEW YORK, April 10- Oil futures rose on Monday due to uncertainty on the situation in Syria, one of several risk concerns that helped cap stock gains and send U.S. Jitters about the upcoming French presidential election, North Korea and U.S.- Syria tensions underpinned safe-haven demand for safer U.S....

  • *OPEC cuts, tension over Syria support market. NEW YORK, April 10- Oil rose toward $56 a barrel on Monday, supported by another shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield over the weekend and geopolitical tensions following last week's U.S. missile strike on Syria. On top of that, Libya isn't producing oil, so that's adding to the bullish side of the market, "said Phil Flynn, an...

  • *OPEC cuts, tension over Syria support market. NEW YORK, April 10- Oil rose toward $56 a barrel on Monday, supported by another shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield over the weekend and geopolitical tensions following last week's U.S. missile strike on Syria. On top of that, Libya isn't producing oil, so that's adding to the bullish side of the market, "said Phil Flynn, an...