US shale oil output to drop 68,000 bpd to 7.64 million bpd in October: EIA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to decline by about 68,000 barrels per day (bpd) in October to 7.64 million bpd, the U.

S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its monthly productivity report on Monday. That would be the first decline in production since May, according to revised data from the agency. Output at every formation is expected to fall in October, except the Permian basin of Texas and New Mexico, where production is expected to rise by about 23,000 bpd to 4.17.....

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