Brent futures edged below $109 a barrel this morning as  lingering concerns over the US government shutdown clouded the outlook for demand.

Brent futures edged below $109 a barrel this morning as oil production resumed in the Gulf of Mexico after a tropical storm, while lingering concerns (...)

A Syncrude Canada Ltd oil refinery in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Oil prices are on track for their biggest monthly gain in a year. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg.

Brent crude oil slipped below $115 a barrel today as fears over supply disruptions in the Middle East eased after Britain said it will not join any mi(...)