*US crude and condensate output fell 669,000 b/d to 12.06mn b/d for April, latest official data show. This is the biggest monthly fall on record save September 2008 when Hurricane Ike shut in Gulf of Mexico output.
*But this record has likely already been broken. The latest provisional figure has May output down a further 703,000 b/d at 11.36mn b/d whilst weekly data for June imply just 10.9mn b/d, a figure which is in line with third party assessments (MEES, 19 June). (CONTINUED - 803 WORDS)