U.S. crude oil production will rise 1.36 million barrels per day to 12.32 million bpd in 2019, 140,000 bpd less than previously forecast, according to a monthly Energy Department report on Tuesday. In 2020, U.S. crude production is expected to rise 94,000 bpd, 1,000 bpd more than previously forecast, the report from the EIA, the statistical arm of the Energy Department, said. Despite the slowdown this year, the agency expects U.S. output to continue to set new records in 2019 and 2020, culminating with average production of 13.5 million bpd by the end of 2020, EIA Administrator Dr. Linda Capuano said after the data was released. Booming U.S. output, largely due […]