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Oil prices ease, focus shifts to next OPEC+ move

Brent Oil was trading 0.10%down at $76.52. Brent crude futures snapped a three-day rally on Friday in light trading before the Christmas holidays but the benchmark was still headed for a weekly gain, with the market focusing on next steps by OPEC+ and the impact of the Omicron variant....

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Oil prices slide as rapid Omicron spread dims fuel demand outlook

Brent Oil was trading 3.52% down at $70.94. Oil prices slumped by about $3 on Monday as surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Europe and the United States stoked investor worries that new mobility restrictions to combat its spread could hit fuel demand. Brent Crude futures fell...

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Oil prices slip 1% on bets that crude supply growth will exceed demand

Brent Oil was trading 1.17% down at  $72.80. Oil prices fell for a third day straight on Wednesday on growing expectations that supply growth will outpace demand growth next year, even though the Omicron coronavirus variant is not seen curbing mobility as sharply as earlier COVID-19 variants. U.S. West Texas...

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Oil gains as investors see limited Omicron impact on demand

Brent Oil  was trading 1.34% up at  $76.19. Oil prices extended their rally on Monday as investor appetite improved amid growing relief the Omicron coronavirus variant may not cause severe illness and will likely have a limited impact on global fuel demand. Brentfutures climbed 94 cents, or 1.3%, to $76.09...

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Oil prices on track for biggest weekly gain since August

Brent Oil was trading 0.05%down at $74.36. Oil prices were on track for their biggest weekly gain since late August, with market sentiment buoyed by easing concerns over the Omicron coronavirus variant’s impact on global economic growth and fuel demand. The Brent and WTI benchmarks were both on course...

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Oil rebounds more than $1/bbl after Saudi price hike

Brent Oil was trading 1.63%up at $74.13. Top energy executives this week urged a more cautious transition of energy policy away from oil and gas, but a U.S. Energy Department official said the industry has a moral obligation to address climate change and the economic opportunity it represents. Executives...

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Oil rises as OPEC+ poised to act if demand weakens

Brent Oil was trading 2.78%up at $71.63. -Oil prices climbed on Friday after the producer group OPEC+ said it could review its production hike policy at short notice if oil demand collapsed due to a rising number of lockdowns, while Brent was on course for a sixth week of...

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Global jet fuel demand under pressure from Omicron, border curbs

Brent Oil was trading 2.43% down at $71.70. Global jet fuel markets stayed under pressure on Tuesday as more countries expanded border restrictions to keep the new Omicron coronavirus variant at bay, prompting travellers to reconsider their plans. Jet fuel demand – the biggest laggard in the oil complex...

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Oil rebounds on speculation OPEC+ may pause output increase

Brent Oil was trading 4.68%up at $74.87. Oil prices rebounded on Monday as investors looked for bargains after Friday’s slump and on speculation that OPEC+ may pause an output increase in response to the spread of Omicron, but the mood remained cautious with little known about the new variant....

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Oil prices off 7-week lows but under pressure as release of reserves eyed

Brent Oil was trading 0.74%down at $81.87. Oil prices came off seven-week lows on Monday but remained under pressure after Japan said it was weighing releasing oil reserves and as the COVID-19 situation in Europe worsened, raising concerns about both oversupply and weak demand. Brent lost 26 cents, or...

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