On the morning of Thursday, February 18, the cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in April 2016 on the ICE stock exchange in London has risen to about $35 per barrel.
The price of a barrel of WTI crude oil is just over 31 to the US dollar.
As explained TASS, the price of «black gold» grows on the background of statements by the Minister of oil of Iran of Bijan Namdar Zanganeh that Iran would support any initiative to improve the situation with oil prices. He said this at the talks with colleagues from Venezuela, Iraq and Qatar during a discussion of the possibilities of «freezing» the level of oil production.
On the eve of the Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela following talks in Doha has said it is ready to save, on average, in 2016 oil production at the level of January of this year, if other countries-oil producers will join this initiative.