Oil prices fell on Monday, extending steep losses from the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted.
The two sides tried to break
Opec's oil supply fell in February as bad weather delayed exports from Iraq's southern ports, a Reuters survey found, slowing an expansion of supplies in the group's second-largest producer.
The survey also found sligh
The crude oil output from Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has fallen by 350,000 bpd in February, below its target of 30 million bpd, according to a Reuters survey.
The organisation had at a meeting on Nove
Brent crude oil prices slipped below $59 a barrel on Thursday after another big weekly build in US crude inventories and a possible rise in Saudi output stoked worries about oversupply.
US crude stocks rose by 14.3 million barrels
Brent crude held steady above $56 a barrel on Wednesday, and US crude rose briefly more than $1, after a smaller than expected rise in US crude stocks were viewed by some as a sign that a supply glut was starting to abate.
Crude oil supplies from Saudi Arabia inched up in November from a month earlier, an industry source said, signalling no change in the kingdom's supply, despite a global oil glut and a steep fall in prices.
Saudi supplied 9.420
Brent crude futures fell to just above $91 a barrel on Wednesday, holding to a months-long tumble in prices as lower economic growth forecasts raised new concerns about global oil demand amid rising US inventory levels.
Brent crude futures fell to near $92 a barrel on Monday, extending this year's rout that saw the international benchmark hit a 27-month low in the previous session due to a strong US dollar and ample oil supply.
Brent lost nea
Brent crude nudged higher to stay above $98 a barrel on Thursday amid geopolitical concerns in the Middle East, although worries about ample supply and weak demand that dragged prices to 17-month lows in the previous session kept a lid on gains.
Brent crude fell below $102 a barrel on Monday, drawing close to a 14-month low hit last week, as ample supply and a stronger US dollar continued to pressure oil markets.
Geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Libya underpinned oil,