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Signs of a global energy crunch have pushed oil prices above $80 a barrel for the first time in three years, as markets grapple with the prospect of widespread fuel shortfalls heading to year-end. This week’s rise brought the price of crude almost 55% higher for the year to date. A shortfall in global gas production, along with China’s drive to cut down on pollution from heavy industry, is expected to push crude higher as industries shift to using oil to generate power.
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