OPEC oil price decreases

OPEC oil basket's price stood at $44.07 per barrel on May 23, or $0.7 less than on May 20, the cartel told Trend May 24.

The OPEC Reference Basket (ORB) is made up of the following oil brands: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Minas (Indonesia), Iran Heavy (Islamic Republic of Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia), Murban (UAE) and Merey (Venezuela).

Global oil prices are down on May 24.

The price for July futures of the North Sea Brent oil mix decreased by 0.5 percent to $48.11 per barrel, while the price for July futures of WTI oil decreased by 0.4 percent to $47.89 per barrel on May 24.

Source: Trend