U.S. oil prices slid to a fresh six-year low Tuesday on expectations that domestic crude stockpiles have risen to a record high. Light, sweet oil for April delivery settled down 42 cents, or 1%, at $43.46 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest settlement since March 11, 2009. Stored supplies of crude oil in the U.S. are at the highest level in about 80 years, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, and production continues to grow. Demand is typically restrained at this time of year as refiners process less crude while performing seasonal maintenance. The EIA is set to release inventory data for the week ended March 13 on Wednesday, and traders expect the report to show another build in crude stocks. Concerns are mounting that oil inventories could reach maximum storage capacity in some locations, which could push down crude prices by limiting the […]