|2019-12-24 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
纽约2月期货价格在上周五下跌1.2%后下跌0.4%，为11月29日以来的最大跌幅。上周五，贝克休斯公司（Baker Hughes Co.）的数据显示，美国上周将钻探活动提高到了近两年来的最高水平。
2月份布伦特原油期货欧洲交易所（ICE Futures Europe Exchange）结算价下跌14美分，至每桶66美元，跌幅0.2%。上周五合约下跌40美分，收于66.14美元。全球基准原油交易价格比WTI溢价5.78美元。
洪伟立 摘译自 彭博社
Oil Down as Kuwait Nears Deal with Saudis on Output
Oil extended losses after the biggest decline in three weeks as Kuwait signaled a deal with Saudi Arabia to renew crude output along their border and as U.S. shale explorers increased drilling.
February futures dropped 0.4% in New York after falling 1.2% on Friday, the most since Nov. 29. U.S. explorers last week boosted drilling by the most in almost two years, according to data from Baker Hughes Co. on Friday.
Oil is up about 9% this month after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies agreed to deepen output cuts. Hedge funds increased bullish bets in the week ended Dec. 17 to the highest level in more than seven months on rising crude prices, according to data released Friday.
West Texas Intermediate for February delivery fell 21 cents to $60.23 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange as of 7:34 a.m. London time. The contract declined 74 cents to settle at $60.44 on Friday.
Brent for February settlement fell 14 cents, or 0.2%, to $66 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe Exchange. The contract fell 40 cents to close at $66.14 on Friday. The global benchmark crude traded at a $5.78 premium to WTI.