West Texas Intermediate crude traded near the highest close in three weeks and headed for a quarterly advance as the U.S. and Russia sought to defuse the crisis over Ukraine . Brent stayed near a 14-day peak amid persisting supply disruption from Libya . Futures were little changed in New York after rising for a third day on March 28. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Russia must withdraw forces that are “creating a climate of fear and intimidation” as his counterpart in the Kremlin urged the government in Kiev to give Ukraine’s regions more autonomy. Supplies at Cushing, Oklahoma , the delivery point for WTI, shrank last week for the eighth week to the lowest in two years, the Energy Information Administration said. “There is a looming tension on Crimea,” said Abhishek Deshpande, oil markets analyst at London-based Natixis. “WTI has been driven by drawdowns in Cushing […]