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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Oil dips as OPEC, Russian output rises ahead of production cut | Reuters

Oil dips as OPEC, Russian output rises ahead of production cut | Reuters:
"Global oil prices slipped on Tuesday as crude output rose in most major export regions despite plans by OPEC and Russia to cut production, triggering fears the fuel glut that has dogged markets for over two years might last well into 2017.

International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $54.83 per barrel at 1127 GMT, down 11 cents from Monday's close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $51.50 a barrel, down 29 cents.

Traders and analysts said the boon from last week's OPEC decision, which helped boost prices by about 15 percent, has faded and the cartel's promise had been undermined by data showing rising production from its members and Russia."

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