A rising US dollar and risk off attitude from China's Evergrande, according to energy traders, pushed crude oil prices lower by more than $1 per barrel to around $74/bbl. Traders also noted a gradual return of oil from US Gulf of Mexico operations after hurricane had shut operations earlier this month.

A rising US dollar and risk off attitude from China's Evergrande, according to energy traders, pushed crude oil prices lower by more than $1 per barrel to around $74/bbl.  Traders also noted a gradual return of oil from US Gulf of Mexico operations after hurricane had shut operations earlier this month.