UPDATE 3-U.S. oil rig count hits lowest since April 2011 -Baker Hughes

March 6 - The number of U.S. drilling rigs in use fell sharply in the week to Friday, almost doubling the cuts of the past two weeks and hitting the lowest since April 2011, a survey showed.

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Obama notes concerns over 'extraordinarily dirty' Canada oil extraction

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 6 - President Barack Obama on Friday repeated concerns that the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project will only create "about 300" permanent jobs and poses environmental concerns.

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UPDATE 9-Oil down on dlr, rate hike fear; little impact from rig count drop

* U.S. jobless rate at 6-1/2 year low, Fed may consider rate hike

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EU may send team to Libya if peace talks succeed

RIGA, March 6 - The European Union might send a team to Libya to monitor a ceasefire or to protect infrastructure if United Nations-backed peace talks lead to a settlement between contending factions, the EU's head of foreign policy said on Friday.

1:12am IST

UPDATE 2-Jefferies cuts commodities jobs in New York, Chicago -sources

NEW YORK, March 6 - Investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, owned by Leucadia National Corp, has cut about 20 jobs in its commodities futures brokerage in New York and Chicago, three sources familiar with the cuts said on Friday.

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