Julia Simon

Oil edges up on UK pipeline outage; U.S. supply limits gains

Dec 19 2017

NEW YORK Oil edged up toward $64 a barrel on Tuesday, helped by a North Sea pipeline outage, OPEC-led supply cuts and expectations that U.S. crude inventories had fallen for a fifth week.

Oil hovers below two-year highs with focus on U.S. output

Dec 15 2017

NEW YORK Oil prices were mixed on Friday, lingering below two-year highs as the continuing outage of a North Sea pipeline gave support, while climbing U.S. output and weak gasoline demand kept a lid on gains.

Oil prices up on pipeline outage support

Dec 14 2017

NEW YORK Oil prices rose on Thursday as a pipeline outage in Britain continued to support prices despite forecasts showing global crude surplus in the beginning of next year.

Oil rises nearly 2 percent on China demand, but weekly losses loom

Dec 08 2017

NEW YORK Oil prices rose almost 2 percent on Friday, helped by rising Chinese crude demand and threats of a strike in Africa's largest oil exporter.

Oil eases 1 percent on profit-taking as U.S. output eyed

Dec 04 2017

NEW YORK Oil fell more than 1 percent on Monday on profit-taking as the market eyed signs of rising U.S. production, though prices remained close to recent two-year highs thanks to last week's decision by OPEC and other producers to extend output cuts.

Oil rises as OPEC extends cuts to end of 2018

Nov 30 2017

NEW YORK Oil rose on Thursday after OPEC and non-OPEC producers led by Russia agreed to extend output cuts until the end of 2018, while also signalling a possible early exit from the deal if the market overheats.

U.S. oil falls on Keystone restart, doubts about Russia's resolve

Nov 27 2017

NEW YORK U.S. oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, easing from two-year highs on prospects of higher supply from a planned restart of the Keystone crude pipeline and uncertainty about Russia's resolve to join in extending output cuts ahead of this week's OPEC meeting.

Oil eases as traders, investors grow edgy ahead of OPEC

Nov 20 2017

LOS ANGELES Oil prices fell 0.8 percent on Monday, extending recent weakness ahead of next week's OPEC meeting, while a rally in the dollar hurt commodities across the board.

As Saudi Arabia limits U.S. crude shipments, Iraq steps in

Nov 12 2017

NEW YORK, Nov 12 Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce a worldwide crude supply glut by cutting shipments to the United States means others are now filling in, most notably Iraq, in a trend that is set to accelerate in coming months.

Oil prices rise on supply cuts and political tensions in Saudi Arabia

Nov 09 2017

NEW YORK Oil prices rose nearly 1 percent on Thursday, supported by supply cuts by major exporters as well as continuing concern about political developments in Saudi Arabia.

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