OIL PRICE: NOT ABOVE $66
REUTERS - Oil prices rose to their highest in more than week on Monday after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down amid a military blockade, setting the stage for crude flows from the OPEC member to be cut to a trickle.
Brent crude LCOc1 futures were up by 70 cents, or 1.11%, to $65.55 by 0731 GMT, having earlier reached $66 a barrel, the highest since Jan. 9. The West Texas Intermediate CLc1 contract was up by 56 cents, or 1%, at $59.10 a barrel, after rising to $59.73, the highest since Jan. 10.
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