Will the Saudis continue to show patience to avoid a further oil price slide amid quotabreaking by fellow OPEC members? Market nervousness about continuing crude oil oversupply sent prices into a new downturn last week. The slide, sparked by API reports of another rise in U.S. stock levels, was accelerated by IEA's estimate that OPEC production fell only 400,000 b/d in May. Brent for July delivery reacted by plunging to $15.65/bbl at June 6 closing from $16.80 before the reports. Nymex WTI

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