By 21:15 GMT the price of Brent was $51, and at the high end of quotes reached the level of $51,07. It is 3.59% more than at the beginning of the trading session, when a barrel of Brent was estimated at $49,33.
The price of Texas WTI crude on Wednesday rose more than 4%, reaching $50 per barrel.
As reported by Reuters, the growth of quotations occurred on the background of statements by the Energy Agency of the United States, reported the decrease of crude oil reserves by 4.1 million barrels, which was the sixth consecutive weekly decline. In addition, the decrease was 2.4 million barrels more than expected Reuters interviewed experts.
The Agency also notes that Monday Brent played a fall last week, when quotations fell sharply against the background of the referendum in the UK.
Among other factors that influenced the sentiment of traders are called a threat of strike of employees of the oil sector in Norway, as well as problems in the energy sector in Venezuela.