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Brent slips towards $111 as Libya PM declares oil crisis over

03 Jul 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures dipped towards $111 a barrel on Thursday as supply fears eased after Libya declared an end to an oil crisis that has cut exports from the OPEC member to a trickle, although declines will be capped by concerns over Iraq.

Brent climbs toward $114, hits nine-month top on Iraq crisis

13 Jun 2014

SINGAPORE Brent crude climbed to a nine-month high near $114 a barrel on Friday, as supply disruption fears took center stage after the United States threatened military action in Iraq against Sunni Islamist militants who are pushing on towards Baghdad.

Brent above $110 as U.S. data boosts growth prospects

28 May 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures rose on Wednesday, holding above $110 a barrel on renewed optimism over steady demand growth in the world's top oil consumer the United States, following healthy economic data, with supply disruption concerns providing additional support.

Brent rises toward $111 on worries over Ukraine, Libya

27 May 2014

SINGAPORE Brent crude rose towards $111 per barrel on Tuesday amid supply disruption worries as Ukraine launched air strikes to put down a separatist revolt and Libya struggled to rein in rebels.

Brent above $108 on supply woes, may post second weekly loss

09 May 2014

SINGAPORE Brent crude held steady above $108 per barrel on Friday, supported by renewed tension in Ukraine and continued limited supply from Libya, but was on track for a second weekly loss.

Brent holds near 7-week high above $110 as Ukraine crisis worsens

25 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures held near seven-week highs above $110 a barrel on Friday as escalating tensions over Ukraine between top oil producer Russia and the West worsened supply disruption fears.

Brent holds above $109 as China data meets forecast, Ukraine supports

23 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures held above $109 a barrel on Wednesday with the global demand growth outlook largely unchanged after a Chinese manufacturing survey showed an easing pace of decline, while the unfolding Ukraine crisis kept any losses in check.

Brent holds near $110 on Ukraine; forecast US stockpile gain weighs

22 Apr 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures held near a six-week high of more than $110 a barrel on Tuesday on worries a pact to calm tensions in Ukraine was faltering, although expectations of a gain in U.S. crude stockpiles weighed on prices.

Brent slips towards $108 as demand worries offset Ukraine tensions

12 Mar 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures fell towards $108 a barrel on Wednesday as demand growth concerns at the world's two biggest oil consumers overshadowed fears of supply disruption with geopolitical tensions over Ukraine worsening.

Brent eases towards $109 on demand worries; supply fears support

27 Feb 2014

SINGAPORE Brent futures slipped towards $109 on Thursday on worries an easing of the severe chill in the United States will lower demand for heating fuels and remove a key support for oil, though supply-disruption concerns kept the losses in check.

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