A barrel of oil OPEC on 2 February fell to $28,36

A barrel of oil OPEC on 2 February fell to $28,36


The record price of basket was set July 3, 2008 — 140,73 dollars per barrel. The average price of a barrel in February is 29,03 dollars, in 2016 — 26,73 dollar.

MOSCOW, 3 Feb. The price oil “baskets” the OPEC (OPEC Reference Basket of crudes) on Tuesday, February 2nd, fell by 1.33 million, or 4.5%, to 28,36 dollars per barrel with 29,69 per barrel in the previous trading day, the message of the organization.

The average price of a barrel in February is 29,03 dollars, in 2016 — 26,73 dollar.

In 2015 the average price oil “baskets” the OPEC has made 49,49 USD per barrel, in 2014 — 96,29 dollars, in 2013 — 105,87 dollars per barrel. The cost of the “basket” dropped below $ 100 in September 2014 and totalled 95,98 dollars per barrel.

In 2012, the average price of a “basket” was 109,45 dollars per barrel, in 2011 — 107,46 dollar, in 2010 — 77,45 dollar. The record price of basket was set July 3, 2008 — 140,73 dollars per barrel.

The price “baskets” the OPEC is defined as the average of the prices of the following grades of oil extracted by the countries of cartel: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia), Murban (UAE) and Merey (Venezuela).