The oil reserves in the U.S. last week unexpectedly fell by 1.2% to 484.8 million barrels. Against the background of these data the cost of the February futures for Brent crude grew to 37.2 per dollar per barrel.
MOSCOW, 23 Dec. World oil prices grow in the course of trading by over 3% on reports the American petroleum Institute (API) and the Ministry of energy reported an unexpected decline in the U.S. inventories, according to AFP.
As at 18.30 GMT the price of February futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent has grown on 3,03% — to 37.2 per dollar per barrel. The price of February futures for oil of mark WTI has grown on 3,32% — to 37,34 USD per barrel.