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  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. NEW YORK, Oct 5- Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Thursday as signs Saudi Arabia and Russia would limit production through next year outweighed record U.S. exports and the return of production at a major Libyan oilfield. "Bullish comments from the Russian and Saudi Energy ministers are helping...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. LONDON, Oct 5- Oil prices rose on Thursday as signs Saudi Arabia and Russia would limit production through next year outweighed record U.S. exports and the return of production at a major Libyan oilfield. Russian President Vladimir Putin said this week that a pledge by the Organization of the...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 5- Saudi Arabia made no firm pledge on Thursday to extend a deal between OPEC, Russia and other producers on cutting supplies but said it was "flexible" regarding Moscow's suggestion to prolong the pact until the end of 2018.. He said he welcomed the "flexibility" shown by Russia on the issue and said the Saudi government aimed to "be flexible in leading the...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 5- Saudi Arabia's SALIC is considering investing in a Russian grain producer owned by Russian conglomerate Sistema and members of the Louis-Dreyfus family, Sistema said on Thursday. The memorandum of understanding was one of several signed at the Russian-Saudi Business Investment Forum in Moscow. Saudi Arabia's King Salman is meeting Russia's...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 5- Russia and Saudi Arabia will continue to work on stabilising world oil markets, Saudi King Salman told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the first ever visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia on Thursday. Salman, met by Putin in the Kremlin, said he was convinced that there were opportunities to diversify economic cooperation with Russia.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 5- World energy markets can handle supplies of U.S. shale oil next year as demand is rising and deals between Russia and Saudi Arabia have helped stabilize crude prices, Saudi Arabia said on Thursday, suggesting confidence about the outlook. Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's biggest producers of crude, helped secure a deal between OPEC and 10 rival...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. LONDON, Oct 5- Oil prices steadied on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record U.S. exports and the return of supply from a Libyan oilfield dragged on the market. "OPEC and Russia are talking about extending production limits, but there's...

  • Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R), R-N.C.; and Senate Intelligence Vice Chair Mark Warner, D-Va., hold a news conference on the status of the committee's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 4, 2017.

    The special counsel investigating whether Russia tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election has taken over FBI inquiries into a former British spy's dossier of allegations of Russian financial and personal links to President Donald Trump's campaign and associates.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 5- Agreements reached between Russia and Saudi Arabia on global oil supply have helped oil markets to stabilize, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday. The two countries, the world's biggest producers of crude, helped secure a deal between OPEC and rivals including Russia to cut supplies until the end of March 2018 in an effort to...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. LONDON, Oct 5- Oil prices steadied on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record U.S. exports and the return of supply from a Libyan oilfield dragged on the market. "OPEC and Russia are talking about extending production limits, but there's...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Oil prices were stable on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record U.S. exports and the return of supply from a Libyan oilfield dragged on the market. "Putin and Salman will most likely reach, but not announce, an agreement to...

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2nd R) walks upon his arrival at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on October 4, 2017. Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin is seen on the right.

    Russia rolls out the red carpet for Saudi king with billion-dollar deals on the table.

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Oil prices were stable on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record U.S. exports and the return of supply from a Libyan oilfield dragged on the market. "Putin and Salman will most likely reach, but not announce, an agreement to...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Oil prices stabilised on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record U.S. exports dragged on the market. "Putin and Salman will most likely reach, but not announce, an agreement to extend the OPEC/ non- OPEC production deal, though...

  • *Russia says OPEC, non- OPEC output cut could be extended. SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Oil prices dipped on Thursday after the United States reported record crude exports, although traders said that efforts led by OPEC and Russia to cut production meant markets remained well supported overall. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were trading at $49.86 per barrel at 0206...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 5- Oil prices dipped on Thursday after the United States reported record crude exports, although traders said that efforts led by OPEC and Russia to cut production meant markets remained well supported overall. Some traders said this was also an indicator that markets remained amply supplied despite efforts led by the Organization of the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- Oil prices fell on Wednesday after a surprising jump in U.S. crude exports to a record 2 million barrels per day fanned worries about global oversupply. U.S. crude stockpiles fell sharply last week, but crude exports rose to 1.98 million bpd, the Energy Information Administration said. WTI settled down 44 cents to $49.98 a barrel while Brent fell 20...

  • Oil prices were pulled down by caution that a rally that lasted for most of the third quarter would not continue until the end of 2017.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- Oil prices fell on Wednesday after a surprising jump in U.S. crude exports to a record 2 million barrels per day fanned worries about global oversupply. U.S. crude stockpiles fell sharply last week, but crude exports rose to 1.98 million bpd, the Energy Information Administration said. WTI was down 30 cents to $50.47 as of 1:35 p.m. EDT while Brent...

  • *Putin says supply cut with OPEC helps global economy. *Iran sees no objection in OPEC to deepening or extending cut. What we did with OPEC, I believe, is beneficial for all the global economy, "Putin told an energy forum in Moscow attended by several OPEC oil ministers.