The price of oil exceeded $ 55

Цена на нефть превысила 55 долларов

This is the highest price for a barrel of Brent crude over the past five months.

The price of Brent crude oil on Wednesday, September 13, exceeded $55 per barrel for the first time since April 19, on the evidence of record in the history of the fall in gasoline stocks in the USA last week.

The price of November futures for Brent crude on the London ICE Futures exchange to 22:00 in Kiev rose by $0,88 to $of 55.15 per barrel.

Futures price for WTI crude oil for October for trading on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) had risen by this time to $1,11 to $49,34 per barrel.

As it became known from the report of the U.S. Department of energy, gasoline stocks in the country last week decreased by 8.43 million barrels. The drop was a record since at least 1990, that is, the counting.

Oil reserves increased to 5.89 million barrels, which was less than experts expected growth of 10.1 million barrels.

Also support for the oil market is having the oil Minister of Nigeria Emmanuel Cacique that his country is ready to accede to the agreement on the limitation of oil production, when production reaches 1.8 million barrels per day. Currently, Nigeria produces 1.7 million b/d.

As reported Корреспондент.netsince the beginning of the year, the Russian oil Urals has risen in price by almost a third – $50,09 per barrel.

Earlier, the IMF has lowered its forecast of world oil prices for 2017 and 2018.

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