Energy Shares Rise on Saudi, Iran Tensions Lift Oil - Energy Roundup

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Shares of energy producers rose and oil futures hit two-year highs as prospects of war in the Middle East rose. The Saudi Arabian government ordered its citizens out of Lebanon, signaling the potential for escalating conflict between Saudi and Iran, two of the world's largest oil producers who preside over some of the most important energy routes over land and sea.

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-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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November 09, 2017 16:22 ET (21:22 GMT)