According to CNBC, the price of crude oil in today’s trading, Thursday, rose despite the high gas prices, the possibility of switching power plants from gas to oil has grown.
According to reports EconomyOnline Brent crude, the global oil price benchmark, rose 0.77 percent to $ 83.82 as of 7:09 a.m. Tehran time, according to Mehr.
The pre-purchase price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) semi-heavy crude oil rose 0.78% to $ 81.03.
Both crude indexes fell 0.3 percent in overnight trading.
Hiroyuki Kikokawa, general manager of Nissan Securities, said investors should return to the account of high gas prices as power plants use oil instead of gas in the run-up to winter demand.
On the other hand, a new report by the US Energy Information Administration, which predicted that US crude oil production would continue this year to fall more than previously estimated, raised oil prices.