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OPEC+ set to stick to modest oil output rises amid price rally

OPEC+ will likely stick to modest oil output increases on Thursday arguing it is not responsible for geopolitics and supply disruptions while stressing its worries over the demand outlook due to new COVID lockdowns in China.

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Oil prices jump again on Russia-Ukraine fears, as IEA calls for cut in energy usage

Oil prices jumped even higher on Monday after Russia-Ukraine talks appeared to yield no sign of progress, and markets continued to fret over tight supply — sparking a call by the International Energy Agency to reduce oil demand.

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Oil gains as Russia-Ukraine talks stall

Oil prices extended their gains on Friday at the end of a third volatile week of trade after slim progress in peace talks between Russia and Ukraine raised the spectre of tighter sanctions and a prolonged disruption to oil supply.

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Traders ramp up bullish bets in U.S. oil options as prices soar

Bulls have surged into the U.S. crude oil options market in recent days as futures touch highs not seen in a decade, betting that crude’s rally will persist, according to analysts and exchange data.

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Analysis: Oil’s journey from worthless in the pandemic to $100 a barrel

In July 2020, just a few months after the COVID-19 pandemic started to spiral out of control, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden declared world oil demand may have passed its peak – all but condemning his company’s core business to eventual obscurity.

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Oil climbs as Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates

Oil prices jumped more than $2 on Tuesday on supply disruption worries as tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated, after Moscow ordered troops into two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.

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Oil slips on Ukraine summit plan and prospect of Iran nuclear deal

Oil prices fell on Monday on a plan for U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin to hold a summit on the Ukraine crisis and on prospects of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in the next week or two.

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Oil headed for weekly fall, prospect of Iran deal stokes fears of extra supply

Oil prices extended losses on Friday, and were headed for a weekly fall, as the prospect of extra supply from Iran returning to the market eclipsed fears of a possible supply disruption arising from a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Oil recoups some losses after report of Kyiv forces attacking Russia-backed rebels

Oil recovered some of its more than 2% fall in Asian trade on Thursday after Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine accused Kyiv government forces on Thursday of shelling their territory with mortars.

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Oil prices recoup losses as Russia-Ukraine tensions ease

Oil prices recouped losses on Wednesday after slipping more than 3% in the previous session, as investors gauged the impact of easing Russia-Ukraine tension against a taut balance of tight global supplies and recovering fuel demand.

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