Brent crude futures rose $1.03, or 1.17 percent, to settle at $89.39 a barrel. Image: file
Washington: Crude oil prices in the global market rose to near $90 a barrel due to a larger-than-expected drop in US crude oil inventories despite fears of weak demand in China.
Brent crude futures rose $1.03, or 1.17 percent, to settle at $89.39 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 86 cents, or 1.06 percent, according to foreign media. $81.81 a barrel.
According to market sources, data from the American Petroleum Institute showed that crude oil inventories in the United States fell by 4.8 million barrels in the week ending November 18.