In the New York crude oil market on the 31st, there is a growing view that supply will be stagnant due to the EU-European Union's agreement to ban imports of Russian oil, and international crude oil future prices will temporarily rise for about two and a half months. It has risen to the $ 119 level per barrel for the first time.

In the New York crude oil market on the 31st, the futures price of WTI, which is an international indicator of crude oil prices, temporarily rose to the $ 119 level per barrel for the first time in about two and a half months.



In the background, the EU-European Union agreed at a summit meeting on the 30th to ban the import of Russian oil, limiting the target to oil transported by ship for the time being, and the view that the supply of crude oil will be stagnant. Has become stronger.



Regarding energy prices, in addition to crude oil future prices, future prices, which are indicators of the natural gas market in New York, continue to rise, and there are concerns that inflationary pressure will further increase through gasoline prices and electricity prices.



Market officials said, "In the market, there are observations that OPEC = the main oil-producing countries of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries may take some measures regarding the supply of crude oil, and the futures price of crude oil will move erratically for the time being. Is likely to continue. "

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