An oil pump jack in an oil field near the city of Almetyevsk. (Photo Credit: Yegor Aleyev/TASS)

This morning, on the London Stock Exchange ICE futures for Brent oil with delivery in July reached $ 70.18 (+ 1.04%) per barrel.

Recall, the last time the price of high-quality oil variety Brent was above $ 70 on March 15 this year.

At the same time, WTI crude rose 1.03% to $ 66.96 a barrel.