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Oil prices hit $100 per barrel for 1st time since Oct. 2008

NEW YORK — Oil prices hit $100 per barrel Wednesday as forces loyal to Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi clashed with protesters expanding their control over parts of that OPEC nation. In afternoon trading benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery ...

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International Energy Agency says more needs to be done to avoid oil spike

LONDON — Governments need to do more to increase energy efficiency and boost green technologies to avoid a spike in oil prices as China drives a 36 percent spike in world energy demand through 2035, a global watchdog warned Tuesday. ...

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