U.S. Industry Scoreboard 12/4 Table (76918 bytes) Winter weather has shunted OPEC into the background for oil markets, as oil prices in late November pushed to 5 month highs. Brent crude for January closed Nov. 28 at $17.18/bbl, its highest since OPEC's June meeting. Merrill Lynch says oil prices in the U.S. were boosted by the onset of winter weather, resulting in high demand for heating oil at a time when U.S. stocks are low. A threatened strike by oil workers in Venezuela - which exports most of its crude output to the U.S.-added to volatility. Weather Service Corp., Boston, says temperatures in key areas of the U.S. Northeast so far this fall are about 30% lower than last...

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