Still, the EIA's total domestic crude production figure hit a fresh weekly record at 10.369 million barrels a day for last week.
The EIA said it expects USA crude output in the fourth quarter of 2018 to reach an average of 11.17 million bpd, up from the previous forecast a month ago of 11.04 million bpd.
USA crude oil and stock index figures shifted lower Wednesday amid global market fears on a trade war, the resignation of President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser and rising inventories.
The surge in US oil production could indicate less influence of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - a group of 12 of the world's largest largest oil exporters that wields considerable influence on global oil prices.
As of 1633 GMT, front month West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were lower by 0.76% at $62.10 a barrel on the ICE.
Brent crude futures fell $US1.74 to $US64.05 a barrel, a 2.6 per cent loss.
Production likely continued to increase last week, just as the International Energy Agency said that the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Norway can together cover the growth in global oil demand over the next five years. The API reported a draw of 4.536 million in gasoline stockpiles, compared to a 1.201-million-barrel draw that analysts had expected.
Should this forecast come to pass, OPEC would be hard pressed to continue pumping less oil than before and even that won't guarantee oil prices remaining at comfortable levels for the cartel's members.
Broader financial markets were also rattled after Gary Cohn said he'll resign as economic adviser to the White House, while the Trump administration is said to be considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the U.S.
This U.S. increase is putting pressure on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and other nations that have curbed output to prop up prices but risk losing market share.
Next year, average output will climb to 11.27 million, up from a prior forecast of 11.18 million, the report showed. Traders are responding to White House comments saying Canada and Mexico, and possibly other countries, may be exempted from planned US import tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Saudi Aramco, the kingdom's state-owned producer, said in a statement on Monday that it would trim the OSP for its main Arab Light grade to a premium of $1.10 a barrel over regional benchmark Oman-Dubai crude for April-loading cargoes, down from $1.65 for March shipments.
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Oil Search has committed US$5 million in cash to support disaster relief efforts, while Santos will donate US$200 000. Australia is flying relief supplies to earthquake-hit communities in Papua New Guinea.
Opposition leaders from the BJP and JDS have already shamed the congress government for bringing down law and order of the place. The supposed culprit has been named as, Tejas Sharma, and according to some reports he was facing inquiry in multiple cases.
Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. The ECP had given all controlling officers powers of magistrate who can suspend the electoral process in case of irregularity.
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Walmart's grocery business faced stepped-up competition when Amazon acquired Whole Foods a year ago for almost $14 billion. Although several other retailers have tried the meal kit option, a lot of them haven't succeeded in this business venture.
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Australia require just one wicket to take a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series after setting South Africa 417 for victory. To go with three world-class pacemen, Australia's attack boasts of a finger spinner who's now the best in world cricket.
United States steel tariff might harm Houston petro sector
Many in the agricultural industry fear that retaliatory measures from these countries could hurt US exports of meat and grains. Canada, the biggest supplier of steel and aluminium to the United States, said it would retaliate if hit by U.S. tariffs.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera gets a rating of 99 on DxoMark
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