Rus News Journal

Leak on platform Shell in the North Sea has thrown the prices for oil

the World prices for oil following the results of the auctions on Friday, on August, 19th, statisticans, and also from - for failures on platform Shell in the North Sea have changed raznonapravleno against negative makroekonomistskoj.
so, the official price of oil Brent at electronic commodity exchange InterContinental Exchange Futures Europe (IE Futures Europe) following the results of the auctions on August, 19th 2011. Has raised on 1,63 dollars and has made 108,62 dollars/ barr.
Thus the official price of oil WTI (Light Sweet) at urgent commodity exchange New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) following the results of the auctions on August, 19th 2011. Has gone down on 0,12 dollars and has made 82,26 dollars/ barr.
the rise in prices for oil was affected by leak of oil from an extracting platform of oil and gas concern Shell in the North Sea. The company has declared the found out leak of oil on chisel platform Gannet Alpha in northern the sea on August, 12th of this year By estimates of experts, since that moment to the sea has got about 1,3 thousand barr. Oil. By this time leak managed to be stopped.