November 22, 2017 / 2:40 PM / in 9 months

BUZZ-Oil stocks: Gain as prices tick up on Keystone report

** U.S.-listed shares of oil and gas companies rise as oil prices gain following Keystone pipeline announcement

** Pipeline operator TransCanada told some customers it would cut deliveries by 85 pct or more on its 590,000-barrel-per-day Keystone pipeline, according to three sources

** Brent crude up ~1 pct at $63.19, U.S. crude gains ~1.8 pct at $57.85 after touching $58 for first time since July 2015

** Next stimulus for oil prices is the EIA weekly crude stocks data due at 10:30 a.m. ET

** S&P 500 energy index up 0.6 pct - top gainer among 11 sectors

** Independent refiners such as Schlumberger and Halliburton which benefit in tighter oil market gain ~ 1 pct

** Integrated oil cos Exxon, Chevron - among top 5 boosts to S&P 500 - rise ~0.4 pct

Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru

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