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OIL PRICES SLIDE AFTER DATA SHOW STOCKPILE INCREASE

Crude oil prices edged lower Wednesday after weekly federal data showed an increase in crude oil stockpiles.

U.S. CRUDE OIL STOCKPILES RISE; FUELS DECLINE

U.S. crude oil stockpiles increased by 2.4 million barrels, more than expected, in the latest week, but fuel supplies declined sharply, according to data released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.

OIL, COAL SEEN AS WINNERS WITH TRUMP VICTORY

Donald Trump promised to cut regulations on the coal and oil sectors, and end U.S. participation in global efforts to curb climate change.

TRUMP SURGES TO STUNNING VICTORY

Republican Donald Trump, a political novice who ran a nationalist campaign calling for restricting immigration and international trade, scored a stunning come-from-behind win to become the 45th president of the U.S., defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton.

CARBON-TAX VOTE FAILS IN WASHINGTON STATE

Voters in the state of Washington rejected a ballot measure that would have created the nation's first carbon tax as a tool to combat climate change.

DONALD TRUMP'S VICTORY INJECTS UNCERTAINTY INTO CLIMATE ACCORD

Donald Trump's surprise victory is injecting a wave of uncertainty into a global climate conference that began this week in Marrakesh, Morocco.

STOCKS RALLY AFTER OVERNIGHT TUMULT FADES

U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield topped 2%, the latest twists in a U.S. presidential election that sent global markets into a tailspin overnight.

PETROBRAS TO CUT GASOLINE AND DIESEL PRICES

Brazilian state-run oil company Petró leo Brasileiro SA said it has decided to reduce prices for gasoline and diesel, after more than a year of using its near-monopoly in the domestic fuel market to shore up its cash flows.

EIA RAISES FORECAST FOR 2017 U.S. OIL PRODUCTION

U.S. government forecasters anticipate U.S. oil production will fall more slowly than expected, led by a ramp-up in drilling in west Texas.

AFTER PLEDGING CUTS, OPEC COUNTRIES PUMP RECORD AMOUNTS OF OIL

Major oil-producing nations are pumping at full tilt ahead of their pledge to reduce output later this month, a big reason why the oil market has given up all its recent gains.

TOTAL TO FINANCE IRAN PROJECT WITH EUROS TO AVOID U.S. SANCTIONS

France's Total will avoid U.S. sanctions on Iran by using its own euro-denominated cash to finance the first Western energy deal in the Islamic Republic since international restrictions over its nuclear program were lifted this year.

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Politics and Policy

ON ENERGY AND CLIMATE, TRUMP TO CHART A NEW COURSE

On energy and environment issues, President-elect Donald Trump appears likely to spend the next four years working to unravel the expansive agenda President Barack Obama has cultivated.

Commodities

TRUMP VICTORY RAISES HOPES OF COAL MAKING A COMEBACK

Donald Trump's promise to revive the U.S. coal industry made him wildly popular in coal country, and his election is fanning hope in that his administration can reverse the fuel's long decline.

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November 09, 2016 13:19 ET (18:19 GMT)

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