Oil prices rose to the highest level since the beginning of the year

Нефть подорожала до максимума с начала года

Before the price of Brent crude oil grew to $ 46 per barrel.

Oil prices continue to grow after reaching Wednesday’s new highs for the year 2016 on the background data from the U.S. Department of energy about the growth of weekly inventories in the country, which was less than analysts ‘ expectations.

According to trading, on the morning of the cost of the June futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent grew up 45,81 per barrel. Earlier during the bidding price of oil Brent for the first time since 26 November 2015 climbed above $ 46 a barrel, up 46,02 dollar. The price of the June futures for oil of mark WTI has risen to 44,18 USD per barrel.

On the eve of the U.S. Department of energy reported that commercial oil reserves in the country for the week ended April 15 rose by 2.1 million barrels to 538,6 million barrels. Analysts believed that a rate increase of 2.4 million barrels.

Oil production in the U.S. last week, according to the Ministry, declined by 24 thousand barrels per day, up to 8,953 million bpd, the lowest level since October 2014.

Earlier, Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the Secretariat was meeting in Doha on 17 April prepared a draft agreement on the freezing of oil production, but some oil-producing countries have changed their position and demanded the accession of all States – both within and outside OPEC.

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