OPEC crude basket closes higher
The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at USD 104.98 a barrel Friday, compared to USD 104.37 last Thursday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.
The new OPEC reference basket comprises Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia), Murban (the United Arab Emirates) and Merey (Venezuela).
A barrel is equal to 159 litres.
(Posted on 10-03-2014)