Agence France-PresseMarch 27, 2014 10:21
Oil prices rose solidly on Thursday for a second day running on robust US economic data and supply disruptions in Africa's main crude producing nations, analysts said.
New York's main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in May, gained 86 cents to $101.12 a barrel.
Brent North Sea crude for May grew 54 cents to stand at $107.57 a barrel in London afternoon deals compared with Wednesday's close.
The US economy grew 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, expanding by more than previously thought, the government said on Thursday.