While the attention of traders and investors is focused on the rise in oil prices in international markets, which are approaching $ 100 a barrel, some oil varieties have already risen to levels that are above this psychological limit, Reuters reported.

The price of Nigerian crude oil Qua Iboe rose today to more than $ 100 a barrel, according to data from the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

Tapis, produced in Malaysia, rose to $101.3 a barrel last week, said a report by Björn Shildrop, an analyst at Swedish bank SEB.

Oil prices go up under pressure of supply concerns

Oil prices hit their highest levels since the beginning of the year as investors expect a possible shortage of supply of black gold in the fourth quarter after Russia and Saudi Arabia extended until the end of the year the reduction in production and exports of black gold.

Brent futures, a reference for Europe, rose 0.54 percent to $94.47 a barrel as of 17:15 p.m.

U.S. crude added 0.87 percent and traded at $90.8 a barrel.

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