Early morning trade in Asia saw crude oil futures slipping from last week’s 3.5-year high, after the US said that the missile strikes against Syria were a ‘one-time shot.’With Syria having little oil production of its own, the main concern for the oil market is the threat to key supply routes out of the Middle East. In metals, COMEX gold futures fell in Sunday evening trade after the weekend attack. Gold futures were supported last week in part by the prospect of a military strike on Syria, as well as the escalating trade row between the US and China. Meanwhile, trading sources are assessing the impact of the restart of the Papua New Guinea LNG project last week. Operator ExxonMobil said deliveries are expected to resume soon, and traders said that the possibility of spot offerings from PNG LNG could add bearishness to the thinly traded spring market in […]