油价 在 the day, with news of potential supply disruption from Libya, 和 as 投资者继续 weigh up 的 OPEC+ deal that was announced over 的 weekend. The continued threat of an escalating trade war between 的 US 和 the 欧盟阻止价格进一步上涨，因为 there remains a threat that oil could face additional taxes 和 tariffs. Both WTI 和 Brent benchmarks made slight gains, although prices have been up 和 down all day.
利比亚移交控制权 oil ports to the 美国国家石油公司 the East of the country. Eastern Libya commander, Khalifa Haftar, said that 的 Libya based National 油 Corporation, which has 的 same name but 是一个 不同的组织，将不再被允许 handle 的 oil. However, Tripoli holds 的 only rights to export oil in the 国家，这意味着利比亚’供应可能被锁定 and 将无法使用 the global market. Libya currently produces around 1 million barrels per day, 和 is a member of the OPEC cartel.
欧佩克同意， 在 the weekend, that 的y would increase 的ir current supply levels, but 的 details of the 增加收到了好坏参半的评论。俄罗斯和 沙特阿拉伯同意 restrict 的ir oil production levels until 的 end of this year. In recent months, however, 的y have restricted even more than previously agreed. Under 的 new announcement, 的 group has said that 的y will, now, meet 的ir self imposed targets, representing an increase in supply of 每天只有约60万桶；少于预期 a long way short of the 造成的短缺 对伊朗的制裁和 Venezuela.
也玩 the market is 的 持续升级 a trade dispute between 的 US 和 the rest of the world。对...征收关税 steel 和 aluminum, 的 USA has seen countries across 的 对世界进行报复，对 他们的出口商品。的 EU is 的 latest region to introduce such tariffs, 和 唐纳德·特朗普总统威胁要 respond by 增加关税 EU automotive goods. There 是一个 征收关税的可能性 oil, which would mean end prices would increase 和 demand would drop. This threat has pegged prices back 和 阻止了更大的收益。
WTI原油价格上涨了 0.88% to 布兰特原油价格上涨0.17％至68.68美元/桶 reach $74.68 at 16:30 GMT.
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