The Brent oil price also decreased.
The cost of the futures on WTI with delivery in February 2019 in the course of trading on the ICE exchange in London fell by 1.47% to $44,92 per barrel, according to the auction, writes finanz.ru.
In recent times the price of this oil was below $45 per barrel in July 2017
The cost of the February futures for Brent oil, in turn, declined by 0.85% and as of 15:58 Belarusian time made $53,35 per barrel.
Despite the decline in oil prices, the dollar against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange fell by 0.46% to the closing level of the previous trading, to 68,53 Euro – on 0,12%, to RUB 78,14