Oil prices steadied on Thursday but the market remained bullish after news of another fall in U.S. crude inventories and on signs that OPEC may not raise production enough to compensate for the loss of Iranian exports hit by U.S. sanctions. Brent crude oil LCOc1 was unchanged at $79.40 a barrel by 0910 GMT, stabilizing a little below the $80 mark. U.S. light crude oil CLc1 was 40 cents higher at $71.52 after rising nearly 2 percent on Wednesday. The North Sea benchmark has been trading below $80 for the past week after conflicting reports of the market views of Saudi Arabia, the biggest producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Reuters reported two weeks […]