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US crude output falls 167,000 b/d to 8.58 million bpd in Sept

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A drop in production in North Dakota along with the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a reduction of US crude output.  ConocoPhillips photo.

US crude output down in Gulf of Mexico, up in Texas

By Jessica Resnick-Ault

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – US crude output fell 167,000 barrels per day to 8.58 million b/d in September from August, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Wednesday in a monthly report.

Production declined by 139,000 b/d in the offshore Gulf of Mexico, and rose slightly in Texas, increasing by 6,000 b/d. Production in North Dakota slipped by 12,000 b/d, the EIA said.

(Reporting by Jessica Resnick-Ault; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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