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Oil prices rise ahead of producers' meeting in Vienna

Oil prices rose on Thursday ahead of a critical meeting of oil producers in Vienna, where the group is expected to extend a deal to limit their output.
 
Crude futures have fallen for three days in a row as doubts over Russia's commitment to a nine-month extension through 2018 rattled the market.
 
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 19 cents to $57.11. 
 
It has fallen more than two per cent since last week, pressured by a faster-than-expected restart to the Keystone pipeline and a rise in U.S. stockpiles of gasoline and distillate fuels.


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