Brent crude down $1/bbl over demand concerns

07 June 2012 10:09  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Crude prices fell by more than $1.00/bbl on Thursday to take Brent crude on ICE Futures below $100/bbl on the back of concerns over shrinking global demand.

By 08:45 GMT, July Brent crude had hit a low of $99.62/bbl, a loss of $1.02/bbl from Wednesday’s close of $100.64/bbl, before recovering to around $99.90/bbl.

At the same time, July NYMEX light sweet crude futures were trading around $84.65/bbl, having hit a low of $84.51/bbl, a loss of 51 cents/bbl from the previous close of $85.02/bbl.

By: Tony Dillon
+44 20 8652 3214

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly