Oil heads for sixth weekly gain 

(Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday, heading towards a sixth consecutive weekly gain, as geopolitical tensions continue to raise supply concerns. Brent crude futures were up 63 cents, or 0.7%, at $89.97 a barrel by 1013 GMT, having hit $91.04 on Thursday for their highest since October 2014. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude... Continue Reading →

Oil at seven-year high

(Reuters) - Oil extended gains to seven-year highs above $90 a barrel on Thursday as the Ukraine crisis outweighed signs that the U.S. Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy. Brent crude futures were up 89 cents, or 1%, at $90.85 a barrel by 1217 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 87... Continue Reading →

Oil rises towards $89 

(Reuters) - Oil rose towards $89 a barrel on Wednesday, within sight of a seven-year high, supported by tight supply and geopolitical tensions in Europe and the Middle East that raise concerns about further disruption. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on President Vladimir Putin if Russia invades Ukraine.... Continue Reading →

Oil rises on elevated geopolitical risks

(Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday on worries about supply disruption amid concerns about Russia-Ukraine discord and rising tensions in the Middle East, which could make an already tight market even tighter. Brent crude rose 31 cents, or 0.4%, to $88.20 a barrel by 1009 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude gained 21... Continue Reading →

Oil hits 7-year highs

(Reuters) - Benchmark oil prices climbed to their highest level since 2014 on Tuesday as possible supply disruption after attacks in the Mideast Gulf added to an already tight supply outlook. Brent crude futures rose $1.02, or 1.2%, to $87.50 a barrel by 0924 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures jumped $1.36,... Continue Reading →

Oil steady

(Reuters) - Oil prices were steady on Monday as investor bets that global supply will remain tight amid restraint by major producers were offset by a rise in Libyan output. Brent crude was down 24 cents, or 0.3%, at $85.82 a barrel by 1200 GMT. Earlier in the session, the contract touched its highest since... Continue Reading →

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