REUTERS – Oil prices rise on decline in U.S. drilling, Syria conflict
Oil prices rise on decline in U.S. drilling, Syria conflict
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
* U.S. drillers cut 5 rigs in week to Jan. 19, to 747
* Turkish military fights Kurdish militia in Syria
* Analysts say oil demand to slow in Q1 2018
By Henning Gloystein
SINGAPORE, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed on Monday,
pushed up by a drop in U.S. drilling activity and by fighting in
Syria between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters.
Brent crude futures were at $68.79 at 0053 GMT, up
18 cents, or 0.26 percent, from their last close. Brent on Jan.