Fields in Libya operate drop in oil

The news that Libya intends to restart oil production in two important fields of the country, cause a slight drop in oil futures on Friday, December 16.

The Brent contract for February fell 0, 20%, going to $53.93 dollars per barrel, in the time of 9:12 this morning. The WTI therefore retreated 0.51, worth $50.65 a barrel on the Nymex.

Earlier in the week, Libyan authorities have indicated that will resume the activities in the pits, which were out of action in the last five years with the fall of President Muamar Gaddafi. The extraction can generate more than 200,000 bpd.


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