The contract closed at the highest level since May 22 on Wednesday.
Adding to the price gains, oil companies were evacuating crews from oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico in anticipation of a tropical storm that was set to slam into the Louisiana coast and there was the risk that it might morph into a full-blown hurricane.
Brent crude futures were up 32 cents at $67.33 a barrel by 1153 GMT.
Oil has been rallying in the previous week, with Iranian tensions escalating after the British navy intervened to cease the country from blocking off an oil tanker leaving the Persian Gulf.
Oil prices jumped on Wednesday as a larger-than-expected decline in US crude stockpiles and a potential tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Mexico added to concerns over tightening market.
A fourth weekly draw in USA crude stockpiles and signs that the Federal Reserve is prepared to cut interest rates also supported prices. USA crude stocks fell 9.5 million barrels in the week to July 5, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said, more than the 3.1 million-barrel draw analysts had expected as refineries ramped up output.
The latter, including Norway and Brazil, will increase production to 2.4 million barrels per day. This is also propping up prices.
James Dyson s'offre l'appartement le plus cher de Singapour
Il occupe les trois derniers étages de la plus grande tour de la ville (290 mètres) qui en compte 64 dans le quartier d'affaires. L'inventeur britannique a déboursé la somme de 48 millions d'euros pour s'offrir le penthouse le plus cher de Singapour.
R&B singer R. Kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges
In court papers, Kelly's team argued that Foxx's handling of the Smollett case show that she could be "influenced and wowed". In addition, a 13 count indictment was given by a federal grand jury in Chicago for receiving and creating child porn.
Keeping a lid on prices are two independent reports calling for lower demand.
In June the members of the organization extracted 29.83 million barrels per day, but the document estimates that by 2020 it will only have to supply 29.27 million.
The IEA said the "main message" of its closely-watched report was that oil supply in the first six months of 2019 had exceeded demand by 0.9 million barrels per day.
However, an International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast for a global oil surplus capped the gains.
Early Friday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the return of an oversupplied oil market next year, despite the OPEC-led pact created to cut production and stabilize prices. This stockpile draw comes as the OPEC plus group agree to extend the current output cut.
France, Germany, Britain and the EU High Representative on Tuesday expressed "deep concerns" over Iran's fresh move to raise the concentration of its enriched uranium beyond agreed limits, calling for an urgent meeting of a joint commission on the issue.
The market was also bolstered by the news that a tropical cyclone is likely later this week in the Gulf of Mexico, raising concerns over potential disruptions to oil and natural gas production in the region. The September WTI crude oil support is $59.12 and the September Brent crude oil's support is at $66.63.
The proud animal lover also now owns seven dogs, four horses, and three cats, and hubby Liam Hemsworth has a dog of his own. Although the Black Mirror star has other pets to help heal her broken heart, she's always had a special bond with Pig Pig .
In an interview with a wire agency, Kumar said that trouble began in 2014, when he was "unable to hear" in his right ear. Box office prediction: Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 has been in discussion on social media because of its inspiring plot.
Guaido in January invoked the constitution to assume a rival presidency after dismissing Maduro's 2018 re-election as a fraud. Mr Maduro has reached out to the opposition during the crisis as he insists his government seeks peace in the country.
Djoko, et ses deux autres compères du "Big 3", possèdent cette capacité à hausser considérablement leur niveau de jeu en Majeur. Malgré les coups de butoir sur service de l'Argentin, c'est bien le second nommé qui l'a emportée (7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3).
If there was a playoff instead of the semi-finals then India - the top-ranked team- would have had another bite at the cherry. That brought Dhoni and Jadeja together and they almost saw India home in an improbably nerve-racking finish in Manchester.
The health officials in Florida said wild animals around the southwest Orange County are affected by the infection. Raccoons, bats, foxes, skunks, otters, bobcats, and coyotes are all particularly susceptible to rabies as well.
Sport report that Ligue 1 side Bordeaux have offered Koscielny a three-year deal, while Rennes and Lyon are also interested. " We are very disappointed by Laurent's actions , which are against our clear instructions", Arsenal said in a statement.
Manchester City reportedly reached out to former PSG right-back Dani Alves prior to Brazil's Copa America-winning campaign. The first of this very big trophy haul came back in 2006 during his spell at Sevilla as they won the UEFA Cup.
Now we have something unusual - the transfer ban - which gives a chance for a lot of young players, players coming back from loan. All the senior players, we are happy and we are trying to help all of them.
Housing, autos drive USA inflation higher in June
The Federal Office of Statistics (Destatis) confirmed that consumer prices rose by 0.3% on the month and 1.6% on the year in June. The central bank last month downgraded its inflation projection for 2019 to 1.5% from the 1.8% projected in March.
Twitter en panne pendant une heure
La panne était due à un changement de configuration interne que nous sommes en train de réparer, a indiqué Twitter . "Une heure plus tard, l'entreprise a affirmé avoir trouvé l'origine du problème".
Williams to face Halep in Wimbledon final
But first Williams must overcome the Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova to set up a showdown with Halep in Saturday's final. The easy manner in which former world number one Halep wrapped up the match had not looked on the cards at the outset.
Pooja Batra ties the knot with Nawab Shah
He shared a picture and gave a caption, "It took 46 years for my soul to be Ready, and then my mate appeared. The couple is soon expected to register their marriage according to reports by Mumbai Mirror .
Highlights | Round 1 | John Deere 2019
Martin Laird was another stroke back at 65 with Ryan Palmer , Andrew Landry , Vaughn Taylor , Zack Sucher and Ryan Blaum . Twenty-year-old rookie Matthew Wolff, who picked up his first career win at the 3M Open last week, opened with a 67.