Up $0.23 or 0.44%
WTI crude oil futures are settling at $52.51, up $0.23 or 0.44%.
The high today reached $52.98. The low extended to $51.70.
For the week, the price is down from $54.00 at the close last week (down by 3.31%.
The low this week reached $50.72 on Wednesday. The high reached $54.84 in the first hour of trading on Monday.
The inventory data this week showed a greater than expected build once again. The bounce off the low was helped by the attack of the tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.