Agence France-PresseApril 26, 2013 08:00
World oil prices fell on Friday as traders cashed in recent gains following signs of strengthening US energy demand and geopolitical concerns over Syria, analysts said.
Brent North Sea crude for delivery in June dropped 60 cents to $102.81 a barrel in London midday deals.
New York's main contract, light sweet crude for June, shed 66 cents to $92.98 per barrel.
"There has been a slight pullback in prices on profit taking," Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets in Sydney, told AFP.