January futures for WTI crude oil fell 2.85% to $ 47.70 per barrel.

Brent crude oil futures for February delivery fell 2.97% to $ 50.71 a barrel.

During the trades on December 18, the price of Brent oil rose above $ 52 per barrel for the first time since March 5.

Earlier, Natalya Milchakova, deputy head of the Alpari IAC, told FAN, under what conditions oil could rise in price to $ 80 per barrel.