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UPDATE 1-U.S. crude output rose 2.1% in March over February -EIA

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May 31 (Reuters) - U.S. crude oil production rose 241,000 barrels per day (bpd), or 2.1 percent, in March to 11.905 million bpd versus a revised 11.664 million bpd in February, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its monthly 914 production report on Friday.

That monthly increase in U.S. production in March followed two months of declines in January and February. U.S. monthly output peaked at 11.966 million bpd in December.

Most of the increase came from the federal offshore Gulf of Mexico, which rose 11.1% to 1.907 million bpd, and North Dakota, which gained 3.2% to 1.352 million bpd.

Output in Texas, the biggest oil producing state, meanwhile, eased 0.1 percent to 4.873 million bpd. (Reporting by Scott DiSavino Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Marguerita Choy)