Energy Higher on Demand Hopes -- Energy Roundup

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Shares of energy producers rose amid hopes that global demand was picking up.

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Both international monitor the International Energy Agency and cartel the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries have recently boosted their projections for oil consumption world-wide.

During years of concern about the oversupply of oil, traders have paid less attention to the demand side of the equation, according to some analysts.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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September 18, 2017 16:27 ET (20:27 GMT)