World oil prices slightly change on Thursday morning, continuing to win back data on decrease in inventories of oil in the USA, analysts note steady fixing of cost of oil in the present range. Data of the biddings demonstrates it, the Russian Agency of oil and gas information writes.
As of 07:38 Moscow time cost of October futures for the North Sea oil mixture of the Brent brand remained at the level of the previous biddings in 52,7 dollars for barrel, rising in price for 0,7 dollars since morning earlier. The price of September futures for WTI crude oil decreased by 0,06% — up to 49,53 dollars for barrel, RIA Novosti writes.
On Wednesday management of energy information of the Ministry of Energy of the USA published data on week inventories of oil in the USA. Commercial inventories of oil (excepting a strategic reserve) in a week which came to the end on August 4 decreased by 6,5 million barrels, or for 1,3% — up to 475,4 million barrels.
At the same time increase in prices for oil is contained by statistics on week inventories of gasoline in the USA. Inventories of gasoline increased by 3,4 million barrels, or for 1,5% — up to 231,1 million barrels.