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Thursday, August 16, 2012

أول آثار إختراق أكبر شركة نفطية في العالم على أسعار النفط

بناء على تقرير وول ستريت جورنال فإن قيمة النفط قد وصلت إلى أعلى معدلاتها منذ شهر نيسان الماضي

Crude Rises To Highest Level Since May

Wall street Journal : Oil futures prices rose to their highest level in three months Wednesday following a report of a steep drop in U.S. oil stockpiles and fresh tensions in the Middle East.

Light, sweet crude for September delivery settled 90 cents, or 1%, higher at $94.33 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest finish since May 14. Brent crude on the ICE futures exchange recently rose $2.20, or 1.9%, to $116.23 a barrel.

Crude futures jumped from earlier losses after the Energy Information Administration said U.S. oil stockpiles fell 3.7 million barrels last week. The drop was well above the 1.9 million-barrel-draw forecast by analysts surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires, and came as U.S. demand for gasoline rose to a 13-month high.

The demand jump comes as a surprise, said Phil Flynn, analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, because gasoline prices have been climbing in recent weeks due to a series of refinery outages.

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