Analysts expected a reduction in inventories by 1.45 million barrels.

Commercial oil reserves in the United States over the past week decreased by 909 thousand barrels and on November 26 amounted to 433.1 million barrels, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

At the same time, analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected a reduction in inventories by 1.45 million barrels.

February Brent crude futures on the London ICE exchange rose by 3.11% to $71.38 per barrel, the price of WTI oil rose by 3.13% to $68.25 per barrel.