Brent, the globaloil benchmark, rose 42 cents, or 0.7%, to $62.86 a barrel.
INEOS told clients on Tuesday it expected any fix work to last at least two weeks. "At this stage, it is still too early to say how quickly the fix will take, but it is expected to be a matter of weeks rather than days".
Oil prices rose on Friday, supported by the continuing outage of the Forties pipeline in the North Sea and falling inventories due to OPEC-led production cuts, but climbing USA output kept a lid on gains.
Oil prices climbed on Thursday as a pipeline shutdown in the United Kingdom's North Sea continued to lift the prices.
Ineos, the operator of the Forties pipeline, declared force majeure - that it is unable to fulfil contractual obligations - on crude deliveries following the discovery of the leaks.
"After the initial surge that understandably accompanies such a major supply disruption, the market has settled down again and, unless another dramatic event occurs in what remains of 2017, it looks as if the Brent crude price will average about US$54 a barrel for the year, an increase of twenty percent on 2016".
At the same time, OPEC is upbeat about the massive drawdowns in recent months.
"Commercial oil stocks in the OECD fell further in the month of November and the difference to the latest five-year average has been reduced by around 200 million barrels since the beginning of this year", Barkindo said at an energy forum in China on Wednesday. Russia's Urals and the UAE's Murban are some of the alternatives to Forties in terms of similar quality.
The gravity of the Forties outage was magnified by an explosion one day later at a key hub for Russian gas imports into Europe.
Traders are watching the spread, or difference, between Brent and WTI closely.
The firm discovered a hairline crack in the pipe near Netherely, south of Aberdeen, last week, and it shut down the huge Forties pipeline system on Monday. This outage may accelerate the pace of shrinking global inventories and give OPEC's efforts an unexpected boost.
The Kepler telescope is in its twilight years. "I'm sure there are more firsts in the data waiting for people to find them". And these planets resemble those around us: rocky planets circling in orbit near the star, with gas giants farther away.
To create a thread on Twitter , one, until yesterday, had to tweet something, and then reply to his/her Tweet to build a thread. And now, Twitter is making it official by introducing a new tool that will make it easier to both post and read threads.
Lake effect snow is expected to continue through Wednesday with another clipper low sliding by Wednesday evening. The low will continue to push east Thursday, but then lake-effect snow will kick back in.
The general consensus is that this thing is fast - but of course, that was always going to be the case with its high-end specs. The computers may pack so much horsepower that there won't be a need for more, at least not for the foreseeable future.
Taylor is accused of sending Cantor sexually inappropriate pictures of himself and video of himself masturbating in the shower. Cantor also said that Faulk pinned her against a wall and demanded oral sex while pulling his trousers down.
Benson said the video is amusing but also touches on the true meaning of Christmas. "We were crying laughing", she told ABC News. The child playing Mary jumped into action and tried to take back the doll, even putting the sheep in a headlock at one point.
In their first nine months of existence, Nintendo sold 3.61 million Wii U consoles and 9.27 million Wii consoles. If you want to play it at home, you simply drop the console into the dock that's already connected to your TV.
Instructions will be provided to those who volunteer to lay and remove wreaths; wreath distribution will begin at 9:15 a. m. This is carried out through wreath laying ceremonies at all national cemeteries in all 50 states and beyond.
Zuma also sought to block the report's release. "The allegations. detailed in the report are extremely serious", Mlambo said. In November a year ago , after Zuma failed to block its contents from being made public, Madonsela's report was released.
The average price in MI on December 11 was 26.2% - $2.513 a gallon for regular and $3.171 for premium, according to. That means filling up a 20 gallon tank would cost an additional $10 when using premium fuel.
Mother of bullied schoolboy Keaton Jones denies being racist
Her daughter also addressed the controversy via social media, tweeting: "Those who know me and my family know we aren't racist". Evans invited the boy to attend next year's L.A. premiere of " Avengers: Infinity War ". "Stay strong, Keaton.
Mitch Marsh Named For Third Ashes Test
Bairstow (119) and Dawid Malan (140) built on their fifth-wicket partnership at the WACA Friday before the hosts fought back. Starc removed Bairstow's middle stump in the following over, with Hazlewood removing tail-ender Craig Overton for two.
Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday Night
One interesting fact about this meteor shower: The meteors radiate from fairly high above the horizon early in the evening. There's the Everglades, of course, but be careful if you're out in the swamp after dark to see the streaks in the sky.
Microsoft integrate AI further into Bing, Cortana and Office
Text in image search is now rolling out and will be available to all Office 365 commercial subscribers by the end of December. Users can now search for images within images - and even buy items they find there, such as jewelry worn by a celebrity.
Trump's lies about Gillibrand, accusers disgraceful
Trump contributed a total of $5,850 to Gillibrand's campaigns in 2007 and 2010 according to The Center for Responsive Politics . It's meant to silence me", she said, adding , "It's not going to silence the women who stood up against him, directly.
Netflix defends that creepy tweet
The intention was humorous, but many of Netflix's followers on Twitter were angry at the frivolous use of customer data. Meanwhile, Netflix has defended their tweet , saying it doesn't identify individual users, as per a report by the BBC .