US oil closed down 0.2% oil distributor closed up 0.3%

Tencent securities FRANCISCO, Feb. 22 morning news, according to market watchers US financial website reported that crude oil futures prices ended mixed on Wednesday, with the US benchmark oil prices, the market is waiting for US oil inventory data。
New York Mercantile Exchange, March delivery of West Texas Intermediate crude oil (WTI) futures fell 11 cents to close at $ a barrel, down%。
Meanwhile, on London's ICE Futures Europe for April delivery price of North Sea Brent crude oil futures rose 17 cents to close at $ a barrel, or%。
This means that following yesterday's price differential between WTI futures and Brent crude oil futures narrowed this Wednesday trading spreads widen again。 Tuesday, WTI futures and Brent crude oil futures also ended mixed, then closed up the former, while the latter closed down due to oil pipelines in Canada affected by the problem of US crude oil inventories。
At the same time, analysts pointed out that the European refineries go into maintenance season also played a role suppress demand for crude oil。
US dollar against major international counterparties exchange rates have risen on Wednesday, pushing for tracking the dollar against six major currencies exchange rate changes Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) dollar index rose%。 Under normal circumstances, the dollar will lead to rising gold and oil prices and other dollar-denominated commodities futures fell, due to the cost of holding other currencies investors to buy these goods will become high。 American Petroleum Institute (API) will release last week of crude oil inventory report later Wednesday, while the US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) inventory report will be released on Thursday, this time to release two reports are due this Monday falls on US financial markets closed for Presidents' day holiday delayed for a day。
According to Energy Information Administration data released earlier showed that as of February 9, the week crude oil inventories increased by 1.8 million barrels, the increase was lower than analysts had expected。 In other energy trading New York Mercantile Exchange, March delivery RBOB gasoline futures fell 1 cent to close at US dollars per gallon; March delivery heating oil futures rose cents to close at US $ per gallon March natural gas futures prices rose cents to close at US dollars per million British thermal units, up%。 (nebula)。