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Oil prices plummet after Thursday's spike
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A day after a data-driven spike, crude oil prices reversed course in early Friday trading as Russia's energy minister pushed production talks off the table.
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Oil prices extend rally after ECB rate stand-still
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Oil prices, already rising in response to a decline in U.S. production estimates, rallied further on Thursday after the European Central Bank stood still.
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Rig counts up, but still lower than last year
Daniel J. GraeberHOUSTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Exploration and production activity in North America is on the rise, but still far below the levels seen last year, data from Baker Hughes show.
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Oil edges lower amid scepticism about output freeze
Oil prices inched has lower as market participants remain sceptical that producers will reach an agreement to freeze output to rein in a global supply glut.
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Crude prices rising on shrinking reserves, China demand
A sharp drop in US crude stockpiles, a weaker dollar, and an increase in Chinese imports have continued to boost recent gains in oil futures. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Oil prices get modest lift from OPEC, but pressures linger
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 16 (UPI) -- Oil prices got a modest lift early Thursday on word OPEC may be upping the production cut ante, but gains were balanced by signs of Russian production growth.
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OPEC cuts not doing the job, analyst says
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 16 (UPI) -- Production cuts from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries aren't enough to cut global crude oil supplies, a market analyst said Thursday.
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Oil prices recover lost ground after Monday's beating
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Tepid growth in the European economy and a recovery phase following steady losses in the previous session pushed oil prices higher early Tuesday.
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Pittsburgh-area gasoline prices fall to $2.56
Average pump prices in the Pittsburgh region sit around $2.56 a gallon this morning, down one cent from last week, according to GasBuddy’s survey of more than 700 stations in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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More drilling permits issued in Texas
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 13 (UPI) -- The number of new drilling permits issued in Texas last month was more than 80 percent higher than the previous year, state data show.
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Stock indexes extend their climb into record heights
Miners and other raw materials companies led a broad rally in U.S. stocks Friday, pushing the major indexes further into record territory. Rising crude oil prices also gave energy companies a big boost. Investors kept their focus on strong company earnings and corporate deal news. The Dow Jones...
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Oil prices soar as OPEC keeps its promise to slash production
Crude oil prices gained almost two percent on Friday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is complying with self-imposed production limits. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Strong company earnings drive stocks to new highs
Strong company earnings put investors in a buying mood Thursday, lifting the major U.S. stock indexes to record highs. Banks and other financial companies led the rally as bond yields rose. Energy also notched big gains as crude oil prices rose. Utilities and materials lagged behind the broader...
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US stock indexes move higher, renewing record highs
U.S. stock indexes were trading at record highs Thursday as investors weighed earnings from Kellogg, Viacom and other companies. Financial stocks led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. Utilities were the only…
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Oil prices rebound on consumer, labor figures
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 9 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices recovered lost ground early Thursday, continuing a market rebound sparked by an increase in demand at the consumer level.
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Shell to decommission parts of Brent field
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 8 (UPI) -- It may take as long as a decade, but Royal Dutch Shell said it was making preparations to dismantle part of its vast production infrastructure in the North Sea.
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U.S. exploration and production activity rising
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 8 (UPI) -- A review of exploration and production activity in the United States finds standing still is the worst case scenario for major oil and gas regions.
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Asian shares fall on subdued Wall Street, dip in oil prices
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday following a subdued session on Wall Street as energy stocks were weighed down by falling oil prices.KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 eased 0.2 percent to 18,875.57 points while Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.5 percent to 23,222.26. The Shanghai Composite index fell 0.5 percent to 3,138.32 and benchmarks in New Zealand, South Korea and Taiwan were also lower. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 bucked the trend to rise 0.3 percent to 5,635.80.
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Nasdaq hits new closing high as other stock indexes eke out gains
Energy stocks fell as oil prices retreated.         
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US stock indexes up slightly in afternoon trading; oil falls
U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday after spending much of the day drifting between small gains and losses. Investors continued to focus on the latest batch of company earnings and outlooks. Energy companies were down the most following a slide in crude oil prices. Consumer-focused companies led the gainers.
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US stock indexes mixed in afternoon trading; oil slides
U.S. stock indexes drifted between small gains and losses in afternoon trading Tuesday, giving up some of their gains from earlier in the day. A slide in crude oil prices weighed on energy companies, which fell the most, adding to the sector's losses this year. Consumer-focused companies led the gainers. Investors were also sizing up the latest company earnings reports.
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Stocks pull back after Dow, Nasdaq hit records
Energy stocks fell as oil prices retreated.         
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North American rebound pulls oil prices lower
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 7 (UPI) -- The continued rise in energy sector activity in North America pushed crude oil prices toward their second straight day of losses early Tuesday.
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U.S. rig count up 4 percent
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 7 (UPI) -- The number of rigs actively exploring for or producing oil or gas in the United States was up 4.4 percent year-on-year in January, Baker Hughes reported.
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Statoil focuses on operational performance
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Even as it took a loss for the fourth quarter, Norwegian energy major Statoil said its production was up 2 percent from the same time last year.
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Stocks edge down, and oil slides
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Monday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news. Real estate and healthcare stocks were among the biggest decliners. Energy companies also fell as the price of crude oil headed lower. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 1 point...
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Iran tensions again lift oil prices slightly
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Increased geopolitical tensions are adding support to crude oil prices early Friday, though the market remains highly volatile so far.
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Oil prices jump as Trump administration puts Iran 'on notice'
Global crude prices rose on Thursday after US National Security Advisor Michael Flynn said Washington is putting Tehran "on notice" in response to an Iranian missile test. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia keeps key rate unchanged
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 3 (UPI) -- An expectation of slow growth despite better-than-expected recovery on the bank of an oil price rebound in 2016 means stable rates, Russia's Central Bank said.
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SocGen: U.S. oil market a bit bearish
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. crude oil market is turning bearish as stockpiles build up in response to rising imports, a review of data from Societe Generale said.
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Oil prices start Friday in hesitant rally
Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices moved higher to start the day on Friday on competing strains from production levels outside of OPEC and sentiment for a market deal.
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Some tough choices for Alberta's oil-based economy
Daniel J. GraeberEDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The central component of economic hardship in the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta is a lack of diversification, the provincial leader said.
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OPEC, Yellen give oil prices a lift
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Upbeat assessments about the pace of growth for the U.S. economy and a build in momentum for an OPEC production deal pushed oil prices higher early Thursday.
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Asian markets mixed as U.S. rally fades, dollar retreats
The U.S. dollar retreated slightly after hitting a 13-year high and oil prices slipped.         
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North Dakota oil production falls
Daniel J. GraeberBISMARCK, N.D., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A regulator in North Dakota said low oil prices were in part behind the decline in crude oil production, last reported at its lowest level since early 2014.
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Oil prices rally on inventory data
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Oil prices moved higher in early Wednesday trading after an industry report showed a large decline in crude oil inventories in the United States.
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Oil rebounds on possibility of 'formal' freeze talks meeting
The informal talks next week in Algeria to cap output by the world's biggest oil producers may turn into a formal meeting, according to the host. The news helped crude prices recover after Tuesday's losses. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Pittsburgh-area gasoline prices stay flat with pipeline disruption
Average retail gasoline prices in the Pittsburgh region sit around $2.37 a gallon this morning, about even with one week ago, according to GasBuddy’s survey of more than 700 stations in southwestern Pennsylvania. 
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Gasoline prices, already low, could get lower
Average retail gasoline prices in Pittsburgh sit around $2.38 a gallon this morning, down 14 cents a gallon from last year at this time and analysts expecting fuel prices to fall with colder weather.  
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Supply estimates drag oil prices lower early Monday
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices continued their downward slide as market watchers took stock Monday of production estimates from countries outside of OPEC.
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Hess: North Dakota ready once oil prices recover
Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The oil price recovery isn't quite strong enough to support a program targeting production growth from North Dakota, energy company Hess Corp. said
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US stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months.
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Markets log worst day in more than two months as traders fear higher interest rates
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months.
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US stocks drop sharply as traders fear higher interest rates
U.S. stocks were down sharply in late-afternoon trading Friday, pulling the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 300 points and placing the market on course for its biggest loss since June. Telecom, utilities and materials companies led the broad slide. Energy stocks slumped as crude oil prices fell.
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U.S. stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months. The Dow Jones industrial average ...
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