The fall in oil prices intensified on Wednesday based on data on the unexpected growth of oil reserves in the United States. Last week, oil reserves in the US increased by 5 million 600 thousand barrels, distillates - by 2 million 900 thousand barrels, data of the American Petroleum Institute showed. At the same time, gasoline reserves in the USA decreased by 791 thousand barrels. Quotes of October futures for Brent crude by 14:53 Moscow time fell by 1 dollar 17 cents to 73 dollars 4 cents per barrel. September futures for WTI oil fell 90 cents to 67 dollars 86 cents a barrel. By the end of July, oil prices fell by a record 7% in two years.