27 Aug '12, 1pm

Crude oil prices climb as Tropical Storm Isaac halts Gulf of Mexico oil production

Crude oil prices climb as Tropical Storm Isaac halts Gulf of Mexico oil production

PARIS (AFP) - Crude prices climbed on Monday as supply of oil and gas from the Gulf of Mexico was curtailed after Tropical Storm Isaac forced the closure of production facilities in the region, analysts said. London's financial markets were closed for a public holiday, but in afternoon electronic trading the price Brent North Sea crude for delivery in October gained 58 cents from Friday's close to stand at US$114.17. In electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange the price of light sweet crude for October delivery jumped US$1.22 to US$97.37 a barrel. The shutdown and evacuation of personnel from oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico as Isaac approached was fuelling a crude rally, said Victor Shum, senior principal of Purvin and Gertz energy consultants in Singapore. "In the Gulf of Mexico there is this tropical storm... that's threatening the region and has already cau...

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