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Oil prices gain on fall in U.S. crude stockpiles

Oil prices rose on Thursday as a sharp drop in oil stockpiles outweighed concerns that a spike in U.S. coronavirus infections and revived lockdown measures in California could stall a recovery in fuel demand.

Brent crude LCOc1 futures were up 21 cents or 0.5% at $42.24 a barrel by 1114 GMT, after rising 1.8% in the previous session.

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures rose 20 cents, or 0.5%, to $40.02 a barrel, adding to a 1.4% rise on Wednesday.

Solo Oil PLC (LON:SOLO) is an investment company with the target of acquiring a diverse global portfolio of direct and indirect interests in exploration, development and production oil and gas assets, both on-shore and off-shore.

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