Oil rises on data on the suspension of production in the Gulf of Mexico

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in photobacteria oil platform. Archival photoOil rises on data on the suspension of production in the Gulf of Mexico© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

World oil prices increased on Tuesday morning as part of correction after declining a day earlier on the information to stop the work of oil refineries in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the auction.

As of 08.48 MSK price of November futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent has grown on 0,33% — to 51.59 per barrel. The price of October futures for oil of mark WTI have grown on 0,45% — to 46,78 dollars per barrel. In the course of trading on Monday, the price of WTI was down more than 3%.

Oil prices recovering after a sharp decline on Monday on the information on the temporary closure of oil refineries on the offshore Gulf of Mexico. Informed oil and gas company has evacuated more than 112 sea production platforms and drilling rigs, Reuters reported.

According to analysts Goldman Sachs, quoted by the Agency primarily affected processing, not oil production. «According to preliminary estimates, the impact (of the storm) «Harvey» oil on the US market will be the increase of oil reserves by 1.4 million barrels per day at reduction of stocks of gasoline and distillates on 615-785 thousand barrels per day,» they say.

Support for the oil prices have reports of supply disruptions in Libya. According to the Agency, oil refineries in the Lebanese town of Zawiya, running at 50% capacity due to the closure of the field «Sharara» (Sharara) at the end of last week. «Sharara» is temporarily stopped because the pipeline, which ships oil from the field, blocked the militant group of zintan..

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Oil rises on data on the suspension of production in the Gulf of Mexico© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in photomontaged forces in the world oil market

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