As at 20.26 MSK price of the December futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent fell by 0.47% to 47,85 dollars per barrel.
MOSCOW, 23 Oct. World oil prices decline on Friday amid drilling rigs from Baker Hughes, according to AFP.
As at 20.26 MSK price of the December futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent fell by 0.47% to 47,85 dollars per barrel. The price of futures for oil of mark WTI has decreased on 1,59% to 44.66 per barrel.
As shown by the data of the American oil and gas service company Baker Hughes, the total number of drilling rigs in the U.S. the season ended, the work week has not changed and amounted to 787 units. In annual terms the index declined by 1140 units, or 30.9%.
The number of oil drilling decreased by 1 unit, or 0.16% to 594 units, gas — increased by 1 unit, or 0.52%, to 193 units.
The reduction in the cost of oil also contributes to the strengthening of the dollar. The dollar index (the dollar against a basket of currencies of six major U.S. trading partners) increased by 0.68% to 97,06 item.