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  • NEW YORK, June 16- Oil prices slumped about 4 percent and hit one-month lows on Thursday, settling down for a sixth straight day, on fears of global economic turmoil if Britain exits the European Union. This time around, a resurgent dollar is hammering crude futures and other commodities on speculation that Britain could vote to end its EU membership.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Oil prices slumped about 3 percent to hit one-month lows on Thursday, down a sixth straight day, as the dollar's rally on fears of Britain's exit from the European Union hammered commodities priced in the currency. Crude futures bounced slightly off session lows as sterling briefly turned positive against the dollar after campaigning was...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 16- The probe into the death of a two-year-old boy likely drowned by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is not criminal in nature, the local sheriff's office said on Thursday. A Disney spokeswoman has said the company would review the posted signs that ban swimming in Seven Seas Lagoon but do not specifically warn about...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Oil prices slumped 3 percent to hit a one-month low on Thursday, sliding a sixth straight day for the longest bear run since January, as the dollar's rally on fears of Britain's exit from the EU hammered commodities priced in the currency. Brent crude futures' front-month contact was down $1.56, or 3 percent, at $47.41 per barrel by 10:58 a.m. EDT.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- Azeri state oil company Socar's trading division is looking to expand in North America, having opened an office in Calgary in recent months and eyeing a second one in Houston, its chief executive told Reuters. Geneva- based Socar Trading was set up in 2007 as the marketing arm of Azerbaijan's national oil company, but has since moved to trading...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- Oil prices settled down on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally after notching another 2016 high, as a strong dollar sparked profit-taking in crude futures by investors. Brent crude oil futures settled down 56 cents at $51.95 a barrel, after falling nearly $1 earlier. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures fell 67 cents to settle at $50.56,...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- Oil prices fell on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally after notching another 2016 high, as a strong dollar sparked profit-taking in crude futures by investors. Brent crude oil futures were down 51 cents at $52 a barrel by 11:38 a.m. EDT, after setting a 2016 high of $52.86. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures slipped by 53 cents to $50.70,...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, June 8- The fiery crash that killed U.S. oilman Aubrey McClendon in March after his car hit a wall was an accident, Oklahoma's medical examiner said on Wednesday, echoing a police inquiry's findings a day earlier that there was no evidence of suicide. The examiner said he died of "multiple blunt force trauma" and his corpse suffered "extensive thermal...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, June 8- The fiery crash that killed U.S. oilman Aubrey McClendon in March after his car hit a wall was an accident, Oklahoma's medical examiner said on Wednesday, echoing a police inquiry's findings a day earlier that there was no evidence of suicide. The examiner said he died of "multiple blunt force trauma" and his corpse suffered "charring" and "burns"...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- U.S. crude oil inventories fell for the third consecutive week, declining more than expected, while gasoline and distillate stockpiles posted a surprise build as refiners ramped up output, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. "Lower imports as expected in conjunction with a 1.1 percentage point increase in refinery...

  • Brent crude futures were up 67 cents on the day at $51.22 a barrel by 1135 GMT, having hit an intraday peak of $51.29 earlier in the day, their highest since October. "With Brent staying above $50, oil is on an upward momentum with the restart of French refineries that were shut on strikes and pipeline attacks in Nigeria," said Kaname Gokon at brokerage Okato Shoji in...

  • Brent crude futures were up 17 cents on the day at $50.72 a barrel by 0840 GMT. "With Brent staying above $50, oil is on an upward momentum with the restart of French refineries that were shut on strikes and pipeline attacks in Nigeria," said Kaname Gokon at brokerage Okato Shoji in Tokyo. Crude futures have nearly doubled since January when they hit their lowest since...

  • Brent crude for August delivery was down 3 cents at $50.52 a barrel by 0650 GMT, not far from Monday's intraday high of $50.83, the strongest since November. "With Brent staying above $50, oil is on an upward momentum with the restart of French refineries that were shut on strikes and pipeline attacks in Nigeria," said Kaname Gokon at brokerage Okato Shoji in Tokyo.

  • Brent crude for August delivery was up 2 cents at $50.57 a barrel by 0608 GMT, not far from Monday's intraday high of $50.83, the strongest since November. "With Brent staying above $50, oil is on an upward momentum with the restart of French refineries that were shut on strikes and pipeline attacks in Nigeria," said Kaname Gokon at brokerage Okato Shoji in Tokyo.

  • TOKYO, June 7- Brent crude prices inched lower on Tuesday after hitting a seven-month high a day earlier, but market momentum appeared strong on a weak dollar, French refinery restarts, Nigerian oil infrastructure attacks and falling U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude for August delivery was down 14 cents at $50.41 a barrel by 0333 GMT, after settling up 91 cents...

  • London Brent crude for August delivery was down 13 cents at $50.42 a barrel by 0148 GMT, after settling up 91 cents on Monday. NYMEX crude for July delivery was down 7 cents at $49.62 a barrel, after settling up $1.07 on Monday. "With Brent staying above $50, oil is on an upward momentum with the restart of French refineries that were shut on strikes and pipeline attacks...

  • NEW YORK, June 6- Oil prices rose on Monday, as crippling attacks on Nigeria's oil industry and fresh draws in U.S. crude stockpiles boosted prices even though gains were pared later on renewed expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike. Prices rose as industry sources said output of Nigeria's Bonny Light crude had fallen an estimated 170,000 barrels per day from...

  • TOKYO, June 7- U.S. crude futures stood little changed below $50 a barrel on Tuesday, taking a breather after posting a 2.2 percent gain a day earlier on the back of fresh attacks on Nigeria's oil infrastructure. *NYMEX crude for July delivery was down 6 cents at $49.63 a barrel by 0000 GMT, after settling up $1.07 at $49.69 on Monday, marking the biggest percentage jump...

  • NEW YORK, June 6- Oil prices rose for a third straight day on Monday, as crippling attacks on Nigeria's oil industry and fresh draws in U.S. crude stockpiles boosted prices even though gains were pared later on renewed expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike. Prices rose as industry sources said output of Nigeria's Bonny Light crude had fallen an estimated...

  • *Nigeria attacks cut output by more than 500,000 bpd. NEW YORK, June 6- Oil prices rose on Monday as Nigeria's oil industry reeled from crippling attacks and traders cited data pointing to fresh draws in U.S. stockpiles, but crude futures pared gains after remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen fed expectations that U.S. interest rates could rise this...