Oil struggles for direction as United States output concerns persist
Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates in Houston, said some in the market were concerned about the rapid recovery in shale production."Perhaps the amount coming out of the ground might be more than we anticipate", he said.
China's March gasoline output rose 2.5 percent year-on-year to 11.24 million tonnes, the highest level since at least April 2014, China's National Bureau of Statistics said, adding fuel into an Asian market that is already well supplied.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures had risen 31 cents, or 0.61 percent, to $50.75 a barrel.
Iran pumped just shy of its 3.8 million barrels a day allowed under the deal in the first quarter, according to the International Energy Agency. Brent crude settled down 3.6 percent, or $1.96 a barrel, to $52.93.U.S. crude stocks fell 1 million barrels in the latest week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, a smaller draw than expected.
The fall in oil prices was, however, given some support by a report indicating that there was a decline in output in Saudi Arabia. "Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 1.5 million barrels last week, and are near the upper limit of the average range", said the report.
"The market sentiment appears to be that the increase in USA shale production outweighs the OPEC action and the market is keeping the loss we had yesterday", he said.
The continued growth in US production and the rise in stockpiles forced the market to respond bearishly based on the increased inventory outlook. Gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity.The surprise gasoline build, along with an increase in US production and imports from OPEC nations, pressured prices. The industry body American Petroleum Institute had reported an increase of 2.254 million barrels in gasoline inventories on Tuesday, setting the stage for crude's slide. Distillate stocks reached their lowest levels since November 2015, the EIA said.
However, any interpretations of an oversupplied market moving towards a balance become questionable if product stocks start rising, especially gasoline, which should now be seeing a seasonal hump in demand.
The global community has denounced a deadly auto bombing that killed 126 people of a convoy of Shiite evacuees in northern Syria. Syria's conflict involves many groups, including those with links to terrorism such as al-Qaida.
"I applaud the VA for increasing its transparency by making patient wait times and care data available online", Rutherford noted. According to the VA website, the average wait time for a new patient to see a primary care doctor in Sioux Falls is 16 days.
Google Home can also order items from more than 50 retailers across the United States by voice and set flight tracking alerts . With support for multiple accounts, Google Home can pull up personalized information like playlists and calendar events.
Russian Federation and Syria have claimed conventional Syrian weaponry struck a rebel chemical weapons depot, causing the tragedy. He told media Syria's military gave up all its chemical weapons in 2013 "and would not have used then anyway".
The US is one of the dialogue partners of ASEAN along with China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Australia and South Korea. According to Paynor, Widodo's visit will be in reciprocation to the state visit of Duterte to Indonesia last September.
Collins said he'd like to get Familia into a game right away, but the reliever might be eased back in with a setup role at first. With Wednesday night's pair of home runs, Bruce has now hit six on the season - four of which have given the Mets the lead.
For instance, someone who listens to Muslim prayers and services through his headphones or speakers is most likely a Muslim. It claims that Bose Connect collects listening data on users, including the titles of the tracks that they're listening to.
Sakakibara said he explained to Pence how Japanese corporate activities have contributed to the U.S. economy. Japan and the USA seem to have different ideas on how to take their trading relationship forward.
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United Airlines can't say if video has hit sales
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Facebook will soon let you type with your brain
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Withholding CSR Funds Could Push More Health Plans Out
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Customer service a priority for new Rogers CEO
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