Oil prices of benchmark grades change slightly during the Asian trading on Monday, Brent keeps at the high since July 2015, WTI – at the highest level since February this year.
According to Baker Hughes, the number of US oil rigs increased by one – to 737 last week.
The price of the December futures for Brent crude at the London Stock Exchange ICE Futures to 8:00 Moscow time decreased by 1 cent (0.02%) – to $ 60.43 per barrel.
December contract for WTI oil in electronic trading of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) went up by 3 cents (0.06%) – to $ 53.93 per barrel.
Following the session on Friday, the futures quotation for Brent rose by $ 1.14 (1.9%) to $ 60.44 per barrel, WTI by $ 1.26 (2.4%), to $ 53.90 per barrel.
For a week, Brent crude oil went up by 4.7%, WTI – by 4%.