An offshore drilling platform stands in shallow waters on the Manifa offshore oilfield, operated by Saudi Aramco, in Manifa, Saudi Arabia.
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Oil costs rose on Friday and completed the month larger, benefiting from information that U.S. oil output cuts in Could had been the most important on report.
Brent crude was up 24 cents, or 0.7%, at $43.18 a barrel. On Thursday, Brent closed 1.9% down after touching its lowest stage since July 10.
West Texas Intermediate crude futures gained 35 cents, or 0.88%, to settle at $40.27 per barrel, after dropping 3.3% within the earlier session.
Brent is on monitor for a fourth month of positive factors and U.S. crude is heading for a 3rd as each rise from depths hit in April, when a lot of the world was in lockdown as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. crude oil manufacturing plummeted in Could, falling a report 2 million barrels per day to 10 million bpd, the U.S. Power Data Administration mentioned in a month-to-month report on Friday.
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