The price of June futures on Brent on London's ICE Futures exchange rose by 8 a.m. Moscow time on April 19 by $0.46 (0.63%) to $73.94 per barrel. This is evidenced by the auction, according to the Russian Agency ANI.
Oil WTI with delivery in may at the electronic auction of the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) on Thursday morning rose by $0.40 (0.58%) - to $68.87 per barrel.
Oil prices continue to rise and renew the highs for more than three years due to the unexpected decline in commercial fuel reserves in the United States, according to "Finmarket".
In addition, the market is waiting for a meeting of the monitoring Committee of OPEC and a number of non-OPEC countries to reduce oil production, which will be held April 19-20 in Saudi Arabia.