Energy Up With Oil Futures After Cyberattacks -- Energy Roundup

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Shares of energy producers rose alongside oil prices after reports of significant cyberattacks on businesses all over the world, including a Russian oil giant.

Global businesses from Europe to the U.S., including shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. and Russian oil company PAO Rosneft, reported significant cyberattacks Tuesday against their computer systems.

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In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, John Fredriksen, the Norwegian majority owner of oil tanker line Frontline, said he was still seeking to acquire rival lines after a recent $765 million offer for rival DHT Holdings was rebuffed.

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June 27, 2017 18:16 ET (22:16 GMT)