Oil closed at a new high for the year in New York after the biggest withdrawal of crude in U.S. storage tanks since July signalled further tightening supplies.
Futures gained 1.4 percent on Wednesday after a 9.59 million-barrel decline in American oil stockpiles reported by the government exceeded analysts’ expectations. U.S. crude exports were near a record high while imports from Saudi Arabia decreased by more than half and Venezuelan crude imports to the U.S. stopped altogether. Domestic inventories of gasoline and diesel also shrank, indicating continuing strong demand.
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