Reuters, New York, June 24 - The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) crude oil futures rose Tuesday, due Wednesday the United States Energy Information Association (EIA) will be published inventory data, the market expected crude oil inventories fell.
Trading was volatile Tuesday, as traders pay close attention to developments in Nigeria and the United States dollar.
NYMEX-8 crude futures <CLQ8> settled up 26 cents, or 0.19 percent, to 137 U.S. dollars a barrel, after trading range between 135.90-138.75 dollars. Contract in recent months on June 16 hit a record high At 139.89 U.S. dollars.
London Brent crude August futures <LCOQ8> settled up 55 cents, or 0.40 percent, at 136.46 U.S. dollars a barrel, trading range between 135.46-137.76 dollars.
Reuters survey of analysts expected crude oil inventories fell 1.4 million barrels, 200,000 barrels of gasoline to reduce supply, and distillate inventories rose 1.9 million barrels.
In Nigeria, Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> restart in Nigeria has said the offshore production facilities, Bonga daily supply of 220,000 barrels of crude oil last week, where attacks by militants.
A union leader said that the Nigerian workers and Chevron (Chevron) <CVX.N> Thursday to resume negotiations.
NYMEX-7ÔÂRBOB gasoline futures <RBN8> closed up 0.84 cents, or 0.24 percent, to close at 3.4635 U.S. dollars per gallon, after trading range between 3.44-3.4945 dollars.
NYMEX-7 heating oil futures <HON8> closed up 1.72 cents, or 0.45 percent to 3.8136 U.S. dollars per gallon, after trading range between 3.7855-3.85 dollars