Brent topped $56 a barrel for the first time since April

Moscow. September 20. INTERFAX.RU – Oil rises in price during trading on Wednesday, while Brent has exceeded $56 per barrel for the first time since April 13.

November futures for Brent crude on the London ICE Futures exchange to 17:06 Moscow time has risen in price by $1,01 to $56,15 per barrel.

Quotes of WTI oil futures for November, the most actively traded contract, for a specified time have grown in price by $1.1 to $of 50.58 per barrel.

Oil rises in price on expectations of a gradual reduction of fuel reserves in the world.

Wednesday at 17:30 Moscow time will be published official data of the U.S. Department of energy on changes in stocks of fuel in the country over the past week. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts, on average, predict an increase in oil reserves by 2.4 million barrels, while gasoline inventories are expected to have decreased by 800 thousand barrels, distillates – on 1 million barrels.