|2018-03-09 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
张春晓 摘译自 道琼斯
Oil Prices Fall as U.S. Production Climbs
Oil prices declined on Wednesday as government data showed that crude stockpiles increased and U.S. production reached new heights last week.
Light, sweet crude for April delivery fell $1.45, or 2.3%, to $61.15 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent, the global benchmark, lost $1.45, or 2.2%, to $64.34 a barrel.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that the amount of crude in storage rose by 2.4 million barrels in the week ended March 2, compared with average analyst forecasts for a 2.3 million barrel build.
Weekly U.S. production climbed to a record high last week to 10.369 million barrels a day.