The growth of oil prices accelerated by Friday evening based on a Bloomberg report that damage to the power cable led to a halt in oil production in the Saudi Arabian largest offshore field Safaniya. Previously, prices were supported by a statement by Saudi Minister of Energy, Khalid al-Falih. He said that the Kingdom intends to overfulfil in February the plan to reduce production to 10 million 100 thousand barrels per day against the agreed OPEC + limit for this country in the amount of 10 million 330 thousand barrels per day. During the evening trading on Friday, the price of Brent crude oil reached 66 dollars 6 cents per barrel, rising to 2.31%. WTI crude oil increased in price by 1.75%. Its price was 55 dollars 37 cents per barrel.
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