The price of oil jumped up because of the hurricane «Gordon»

© AFP 2018 / Alfredo EstrellaДобыча of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Archival photoThe price of oil jumped up because of the hurricane «Gordon»© 2018 AFP / Alfredo Estrella

World oil prices on Tuesday rose sharply in the background closer to the Gulf coast hurricane «Gordon» and closing rigs Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in the Gulf, according to the auction.

As of 13.42 MSK price of November futures for North sea petroleum mix of mark Brent have grown on 1,7%, to 79,48 dollars per barrel, the October futures for WTI — by 2.03% to 71,22 USD per barrel.

Brent exceeded USD 79 per barrel for the first time since July 10.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that evacuated staff and stopped the operation of two drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico in anticipation of approaching the American coast of hurricane «Gordon».

The national hurricane center (NHC) of the United States said Tuesday that tropical storm go into the hurricane when approaching the coast on the border between Louisiana and Mississippi. In addition, the forecast the Agency also expects rainfall in the southern States of the country.

Investors could also respond to the statements of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the opening of the three petrochemical facilities in the fields Asaluye, in the South of Iran. Rouhani said that Iran will attempt to continue the extraction and export of oil as quoted by Agency Bloomberg. He also noted that work continues on the transfer of the item of transporting the most part of Iranian oil from the port of Khark (Kharg) in the Persian Gulf to the port Jask (Jask) in the Gulf of Oman. According to the statement of Rouhani, a plan is «strategically very important».

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