Oil prices hit a six-week high on Tuesday as another hurricane threatened to bring heavy rain to Texas and parts of Louisiana that were still recovering from Ida, and as the International Energy Agency forecast a big demand rebound for the rest of the year. Brent crude was up 50 cents, or 0.7%, at $74.01 a barrel by 0842 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude also climbed 43 cents, or 0.6%, to $70.88 a barrel. Both contracts have risen for three consecutive sessions and were trading at their highest since early August. Evacuations were underway on Monday from offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platforms, as onshore oil […]