OPEC crude price touches record $106

April 17th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin  

Vienna, April 17 (Xinhua) The daily average oil prices of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) touched a new high at $106.65 a barrel, the cartel said Thursday. Wednesday’s peak price was $0.92 higher than the previous day’s price of $105.73 a barrel.

The prices have been rising since the beginning of this week, setting three price records in as many trading days.

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