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Oil climbed above $119 a barrel on Friday after a workers strike cut production in Nigeria and tensions rose between the United States and Iran. US crude futures surged $3.15 to $119.21 a barrel, within striking distance of the all-time peak of $119.90 reached on Tuesday. London Brent crude traded $2.98 higher at $117.32 a barrel, after hitting a new record of $117.51 earlier in the session. A ship contracted by the US Military Sealift Command fired at least one shot toward an Iranian Boat