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Oil hovered close to a 30-month high as civil unrest in Iran heightened concern about potential supply disruptions in OPEC's third-biggest crude producer. Futures held above $60 a barrel in New York. Last week's 3.3 percent advance in the U.S. oil benchmark capped a 12 percent gain for 2017 as OPEC, Russia and other major suppliers cooperated to curb a worldwide glut.Oil rose in New York last year as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies trimmed supplies.The global benchmark crude rose about 18 percent last year for a second annual increase.
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