Oil traded near the lowest close in more than six months in New York after sliding for a third week.
Crude for June delivery was at $91.63 a barrel, up 15 cents, or 0.2 percent, in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 8:19 a.m. in Singapore. It earlier fell as much as 0.7 percent.
To contact the reporter on this story: Ben Sharples in Melbourne at email@example.com
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alexander Kwiatkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org