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Oil down again to 12-year low; $30 handle looks more likely

Brent settled down 48 cents at $33.75, after sliding to a low of $32.16, a level last seen in April 2004.

Oil takes breather in Asian trade

Crude prices fell in Asia on Tuesday but losses were curbed as dealers took a breather after days of sharp sell-offs following OPEC's decision to hold output levels despite global oversupply.

Oil prices up as Russia-Ukraine tensions escalate

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery gained 51 cents to USD 104.25 per barrel in mid-morning Asian trade while Brent North Sea crude for May rose 52 cents to USD 107.85.

Oil prices rise on Ukraine fears

New York's main contract West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery rose 46 cents to USD 100.90 a barrel in mid-morning trade and Brent North Sea crude for May gained 31 cents to USD 106.13.

Oil prices ease in Asian trade

The announcement of a deal to reopen the Zueitina and Al-Hariga terminals was made in Zueitina in the presence of government members and rebel chief Ibrahim Jodhran.

Brent climbs above $106 as Fed shows confidence in US economy

Brent crude rose on Thursday to hover around $106 a barrel after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled interest rates could rise next year, indicating strength in the world`s largest economy and top oil consumer, while geopolitical tensions also underpinned prices.

Oil prices mixed in Asia

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for April delivery, eased 24 cents to USD 97.84 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude gained 11 cents to USD 106.35 for its May contract.

Oil prices ease ahead of Yellen testimony

Oil prices eased in Asian trade on Thursday as investors await a testimony by the US central bank chief for fresh clues on the state of the world's biggest economy, analysts said.

Oil holds above $100 on strong China lending data

Oil prices held above USD 100 in Asian trade on Monday cheered by a surge in bank lending in China, the world's top energy consumer.

Oil prices down in Asia on weak Chinese data

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate for March delivery, eased 51 cents at USD 96.98 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for March was down 26 cents at USD 106.14.

Oil prices rise on GDP data, heating demand

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for March delivery jumped 87 cents to USD 98.23 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Oil rebounds from eight-month lows

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery was up 74 cents to USD 92.40 a barrel in mid-morning trade, while Brent North crude for February gained 29 cents to USD 106.68.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery, was down ten cents at USD 100.22 in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for February gained 18 cents to USD 112.36.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

Analysts continue to keep a close watch on potential supply disruptions in Africa.

Oil prices up ahead of US stockpiles report

Oil prices edged higher in Asian trade today as investors anticipate a fall in US crude inventories for the third consecutive week, indicating upbeat demand in the world's top consumer.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

Oil prices eased in Asian trade on Thursday on a mixed US inventory report indicating tepid demand, while expectations of a return of Libyan supplies also weighed, analysts said.

Oil prices climb in Asian trade

Singapore's United Overseas Bank said in a research note that prices were supported "by the outlook for increased demand after strong jobs data from the US, the world's top oil consumer".

Gulf oil exporters' rivalry grows in battle for Asian buyers

The fight for the trillion-dollar Asian oil market has ended decades of comfortable dominance for Middle East producers, who faced so little competition that refiners in Asia complained of being charged a premium of a dollar or so per barrel above what buyers in Europe or the Americas paid.

Oil market slips on US stockpile surge

Protesters with a wide range of demands have been blocking oil and gas export terminals since late July, causing revenues to plunge 80 per cent.

Oil prices mixed ahead of US inventory report

Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade on Wednesday as dealers anticipated a further increase in US crude stockpiles, indicating weak demand in the world's top crude consumer.