OPEC oil basket price rises
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.24
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $52.10 a barrel on Jan.23, compared with $51.80 on Jan.20, according to the cartel’s website.
The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Rabi Light (Gabon), Iran Heavy (Islamic Republic of Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia), Murban (UAE) and Merey (Venezuela).
World oil prices are rising on Jan.24. The price of March futures for Brent crude oil rose by 0.80 percent and stood at $55.67 per barrel as of 03:30 EST. This is while the price of March futures for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil has increased by 0.78 percent to $53.15 per barrel.
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