据Gulf Today 2月24日报道，美国部分炼油厂受寒潮影响关闭，导致美国原油库存意外增加，由此引发了本周三国际油价下跌。
朱利斌 摘译自Gulf Today
Oil prices fall as US crude stock builds
Oil prices slid US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 56 cents or 0.9% at $61.11 a barrel at 05:06 GMT while Brent crude futures fell 35 cents, or 0.5%, to $65.02 a barrel.
"It looks like supply will recover faster than refineries, and supply is going to outpace demand in the next few weeks. That will give negative weight to the market,” said Vivek Dhar, Commonwealth Bank analyst.
The price retreat is being seen as a pause following a rally of more than 26% to 13-month highs in both Brent and WTI since the start of the year.
Traffic is slowly returning back to normal at the Huston shipping channel but terminals are still facing issues.