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Oil loses about 2% on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand worries

22 May 2019

NEW YORK Oil prices fell about 2% on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories compounded investor worries that a trade fight between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand over the long haul.

Oil little changed as U.S.-Iran dispute supports, trade war weighs

21 May 2019

NEW YORK Oil futures were steady on Tuesday as the prospect of mounting U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a lengthy trade war between Washington and Beijing would limit crude demand.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 6-Oil flat as U.S.-Iran tensions support prices, trade war weighs

21 May 2019

* Coming Up: U.S. API storage report at 4:30 p.m. EDT/2030 GMT

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists

16 May 2019

NEW YORK Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure.

Oil firms on Middle East uncertainty, shrugs off U.S. crude build

15 May 2019

NEW YORK Oil futures inched up on Wednesday as the prospect of mounting tensions in the Middle East hitting global supplies overshadowed an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories.

New Colorado environmental law stalls oil investment

09 May 2019

New environmental regulations in Colorado have chilled investment in the state's oil and gas fields as companies grapple with how local officials will respond to a law giving them more power to restrict energy production.

Global oil edges up after strong economic data, but ends week lower

03 May 2019

NEW YORK Oil prices inched up on Friday as strong U.S. economic data boosted demand sentiment and as production losses in sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela tightened the market.

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