Oil rose for the first time in four sessions as traders braced for a U.S. government report that’s expected to show sliding domestic crude stockpiles. Futures rose 1.2 percent in New York on Tuesday. Twelve of the 13 analysts in a Bloomberg survey said Wednesday’s weekly Energy Information Administration tally will show oil stockpiles declined last week, tightening supplies in the world’s biggest economy. With American crude selling at a 13 percent discount to the international benchmark, overseas demand for U.S. oil is strengthening. The price advantage for crude from U.S. wells “just begs for more exports” of U.S. crude, said Bob Yawger, director of futures at Mizuho Securities USA Inc. in New York. Traders are gauging U.S. stockpiles and production figures ahead of a key OPEC meeting later this month where the cartel and allied producers will discuss relaxing output caps. American drillers are pushing […]