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2008-06-17 12:00:48

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON CRUDE oil futures soared by more than dollars5 to a record near dollars140 a barrel yesterday as traders ignored a promise from Saudi Arabia to lift production and instead fretted about the falling value of the dollar.

2006-07-14 10:54:01

By Randy Fabi LONDON (Reuters) - Oil surged to record highs above $78 on Friday on fears the conflict between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas could escalate and spread to more Middle East countries.

2006-07-14 05:59:55

By Randy Fabi LONDON (Reuters) - Oil surged to record highs above $78 on Friday on fears that conflict between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas could escalate and spread to more Middle East countries.

2006-04-20 03:29:27

By Luke Pachymuthu SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude oil jumped to a fresh record high above $74 a barrel on Thursday after a steep drop in U.S. gasoline stocks fueled fears of tight summer supplies at a time of growing anxiety over Iran's exports.

2006-04-19 05:48:25

By Simon Webb LONDON (Reuters) - Oil held above $72 a barrel on Wednesday on fears Iran's intensifying dispute with the West may lead to a supply cut from the world's fourth largest exporter.

2006-04-18 22:51:23

By Luke Pachymuthu SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil held within sight of its record high above $71 a barrel on Wednesday as dealers feared Iran's intensifying dispute with the West over its nuclear aims may lead to supply cuts from the world's fourth-largest exporter. U.S.

2005-09-22 10:03:28

By Barbara Lewis and Janet McBride LONDON (Reuters) - Oil raced toward $68 a barrel on Thursday as Hurricane Rita bore down on the Gulf of Mexico and threatened to batter oil and gas infrastructure that is struggling to recover from Katrina.

2005-09-22 08:04:34

By Barbara Lewis and Janet McBride LONDON (Reuters) - Oil raced above $68 a barrel on Thursday as Hurricane Rita bore down on Gulf of Mexico and threatened to batter oil and gas infrastructure that is struggling to recover from Katrina.

2005-09-22 06:54:08

By Barbara Lewis and Janet McBride LONDON (Reuters) - Oil raced above $68 a barrel on Thursday as Hurricane Rita bore down on Gulf of Mexico and threatened to batter oil and gas infrastructure that is struggling to recover from Katrina.

2005-09-02 05:25:52

By Janet McBride LONDON (Reuters) - Oil stood at $69 and gasoline was in sight of record highs on Friday as a fuel crisis threatened in the United States and European policymakers struggled to find a coordinated response. Hurricane Katrina killed thousands and knocked out U.S.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).