New York .- The price of intermediate oil Texas (WTI) rose today a 0 , 56% and closed at $ 47.97 a barrel, but ended the week below $ 48 after accumulating a 1.7% decline in the last five days.
At the end of trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex), WTI futures for delivery in May advanced 27 cents on the closing of the last session.
The reference oil in the United States managed to recover part of the lost ground during the week, in which it accumulated a sharp decline of 1.7% and in which it was listed at its lowest level so far Year.
Today it was known that the number of active wells in the United States increased last week by 20 to reach 809, according to the latest data provided by private company Baker Hughes
Meanwhile, gasoline contracts for April delivery, still reference, rose 1 cent to $ 1.60 a gallon, and natural gas expired that same month rose 2 cents to $ 3.07 Per thousand cubic feet.
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