Bakken oil closed at $92.20 a barrel, according to data compiled by Bloombeg. Prices have risen 30 percent since a partial shutdown at a refinery that processes the crude sent them as low as $71.17 a barrel on Feb. 10, Brian Lively, an analyst at Tudor Pickering Holt & Co. in Houston, said in an interview.
Lively rates Continental a “hold” and owns none of the stock.
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