The U.S. oil benchmark settled little changed on Friday, but tallied a gain for the week, its fourth in a row, as the market continued to show uncertainty over whether efforts among major oil producers to raise output will be enough to make up Iranian crude exports lost to U.S. sanctions, which kick in next month. November West Texas Intermediate oil CLX8, -0.16% rose by a penny to settle at $74.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It was up about 1.5% for the week after settling at a nearly four-year high of $76.41 on Wednesday.
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