January 31, 2018 / 5:16 PM / 6 months ago

U.S. crude oil production neared 1970 record in November - EIA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. crude production rose 384,000 barrels per day in November to 10.038 million barrels per day, the Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report Wednesday.

An energy installation on a property leased to Devon Energy Production Company by the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is seen near Guthrie, Oklahoma September 15, 2015. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

The level was just shy of the 10.044 million bpd record reached in Nov. 1970.

The agency revised up the October oil output by 17,000 bpd to 9.654 mln bpd.

Reporting By Jessica Resnick-Ault

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