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  1.  March 15 - Oil slid more than 1 percent towards $81 a barrel on Friday, as data revealing a drop in UNITED STATE consumer confidence reignited investor problems concerning energy demand in the world's biggest oil consumer.
  2.  The front-month U.S. crude fell 87 cents to work out at $81.24, marking a 26-cent decrease for the week. Previously in the session, the contract had actually climbed as high $83.16, the highest possible given that $83.95 on January 11.
  3.  In London, Brent crude dropped 89 cents to resolve at $79.39.
  4.  U.S. consumer sentiment decreased slightly in very early March, with Americans less positive regarding the task expectation, a study launched on Friday showed.
  5.  " The consumer confidence number and taking a look at the modification to January of the retail sales drew crude pull back," Richard Ilczyszyn senior market planner at Lind-Waldock in Chicago.
  6.  Profit-taking also pulled costs lower after the rise over $83, some experts claimed.
  7.  https://www.iroatmp.com on Wall Road stayed stable on Friday as the customer sentiment information was offset by information showing UNITED STATE retail sales increased unexpectedly last month.
  9.  Crude oil prices got little support from an International Power Firm (IEA) record on Friday that stated globe oil demand this year will certainly be somewhat higher than previously expected due to development in establishing nations.
  10.  The company lifted its absolute demand estimates for 2009 and also 2010 by 70,000 barrels daily (bpd) from its estimate in February. It currently anticipates world demand to average 86.57 million bpd this year.
  11.  "We revised up numbers for both 2009 and also 2010 on the basis of solid non-OECD need," David Fyfe, head of the oil industry and also markets division of the IEA, told Reuters.
  12.  By comparison, the 2010 OECD forecast was modified down, mostly because of expectations of lower first-quarter home heating oil demand in Europe and also proceeded North American weakness, especially in center distillates, the IEA stated.
  13.  Authorities at the Company of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, which meets in Vienna on March 17 to discuss production plan, have actually stated they do not expect an adjustment in targets while costs are within their preferred array.