Domestic crude oil production edged upward last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Wednesday.

For the week ending April 1, U.S. crude oil production increased by 100,000 b/d to 11.8 million b/d, according to EIA’s latest Weekly Petroleum Status Report

It was yet another weekly uptick in domestic oil output after spending February and part of March in 11.6 million b/d territory

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EIA data showed a 2.4 million bbl week/week build in U.S. commercial crude oil inventories, which finished last week at 412.4 million bbl. Domestic crude stocks ended last week about 14% below the five-year average for this time of...