Oil is trading mixed amid the effects of hurricane «Harvey»

© AP Photo / Eric GayУпавшие poles power, damaged as a result of hurricane Harvey, Texas, USA. 26 August 2017<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/08/4a8957cfa3b10a5a9b2f845f09071052.jpg" alt="Oil is trading mixed amid the effects of hurricane «Harvey»” />© AP Photo / Eric Gay

World oil prices traded without a single dynamics on Monday morning on concerns of investors about the consequences of the hurricane «Harvey», according to the auction.

As at 08.26 MSK price of November futures on North sea petroleum mix of Brent increased by 0.33% to 52.15 USD per barrel. The price of October futures for WTI decreased by 0.38% to 47,69 per barrel.

The market responds to the effects of hurricane «Harvey» in the United States, which led to lower oil production in the country. So, the Bureau of safety and environmental control of the United States (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, BSEE) announced on Saturday that the production of «black gold» in the Gulf of Mexico has decreased by almost 25% because of the hurricane.

Working on offshore Gulf of Mexico oil and gas company has evacuated more than 110 marine production platforms and drilling rigs. «Oil refining capacity of Texas may be caused significant long-term damage», — quotes Reuters the words of a senior market analyst OANDA Jeffrey Halley (Jeffrey Halley).

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Hurricane «Harvey» hit the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, his force amounted to four points on a scale. On Saturday, he weakened to the level of a tropical storm, the maximum wind speed at the moment is about 64 kilometers per hour.

«Harvey» became the most powerful hurricane in the U.S. over the past 12 years, since the country in 2005 was hit by the storm Katrina, which led to the flooding of New Orleans city in Louisiana.

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