Oil prices edged higher Monday after fighting engulfed Libya’s key Eastern crude-oil ports over the weekend. Brent crude for November delivery rose 1.14% to $46.28 a barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading 1.51% higher at $43.67 a barrel. “It slightly up because of the fighting in Libya,” said Paul Horsnell, head of commodities research at Standard Chartered STAN 4.12 % PLC. Libyan officials said a shipment of petroleum was delayed as a result of the hostilities. The Petroleum Facilities Guards, a militia that until this month had controlled Libya’s oil ports for years after the 2011 ouster and death of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, briefly retook two oil ports, Sidra and Ras Lanuf, in the country’s central coast on Saturday night, militia members said. The guards were forced out again on Sunday by the Libyan National Army, a […]