OPEC oil production rose in in January as record Iraqi output helped drive prices near six-year lows. Production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries climbed 483,000 barrels a day to 30.905 million a day this month, led by gains in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Angola, according to a Bloomberg survey of oil companies, producers and analysts. Output rose even as oil futures dropped to the lowest level since 2009. OPEC left its production quotas unchanged at a November meeting, prompting speculation that the group will let prices slide low enough to slow U.S. output that’s climbed to the highest in three decades. “There’s clearly a battle for market share among the members of the group,” John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital LLC, a New York-based hedge fund that focuses on energy, said by phone on Friday. “The Iraqis feel entitled to a greater share of […]