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US Oil may Test Resistance at $86.76

US oil may test a resistance at $86.76 per barrel, a break above could open the way towards $87.66-$88.07 range. The roller-coaster move of the price on Monday suggests the development of a wave C, the third wave of a three-wave cycle from $81.20. This wave could either end around …

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Kuwait Produces over 2.8m bpd Barrels per Day of Oil

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s (KPC) chief executive said on Sunday the Gulf state currently produces more than 2.8 million barrels per day of oil in accordance with its OPEC quota. Sheikh Nawaf Saud al-Sabah also said Kuwait has plans to increase crude oil production whenever the market needs it, but currently …

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Oil Slips after Bearish U.S. Economic Data

Oil prices eased on Tuesday, reversing earlier gains, as U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly rose in August, giving cover for the U.S. Federal Reserve to deliver another hefty interest rate increase next week. Brent crude was down 80 cents, or 0.9%, to $93.20 a barrel at 1254 GMT, while WTI crude …

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Russia Starts Delivering Extra Gas to Hungary

Hungary said Saturday that Russia has started delivering additional gas to the EU member following a July visit to Moscow by its foreign minister. Hungary’s Foreign Ministry said trade negotiations with Moscow “led to an agreement”, resulting in Russia’s Gazprom starting to deliver “above the already contracted quantities” on Friday. …

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Oil Prices Slip ahead of US Inventory Data

Oil prices fell over $2 a barrel on Wednesday before recouping some losses, under pressure from global central bank efforts to limit inflation and ahead of an expected buildup in U.S. crude inventories as fuel demand weakens. Brent crude prices for September were down $1.81, or 1.69%, at $105.54 a …

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Oil Rises 2% but Set for Weekly Loss amid Recession Fears

Oil prices rose about 2% in volatile trade on Friday but were still heading for a weekly decline as concern over a potential recession-driven demand downturn outweighed tight global supplies. Central banks around the world are raising interest rates to tame inflation, spurring fears that rising borrowing costs could stifle …

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Russia Becomes India’s Second Biggest Oil Exporter

Russia rose to become India’s second biggest supplier of oil in May, pushing Saudi Arabia into third place but still behind Iraq which remains No. 1, data from trade sources showed. In May Indian refiners received about 819,000 barrels per day (bpd) Russian oil, the highest thus far in any …

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