Oil prices set for weekly fall on stockpile releases

HOUSTON: Oil prices edged up on Friday in choppy trading but remained on course for a second weekly fall after countries announced plans to release crude from their strategic stocks. Brent crude futures were up 66 cents, or 0.66%, at $101.24 a barrel by 13:06 p.m ET (1706 GMT). U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 78 cents to $96.81. Both contracts are set … Continue reading Oil prices set for weekly fall on stockpile releases