Venezuelan crude oil jumps USD 104.38
Venezuelan oil basket increased USD 2.19 as against last week price
The annual average price is USD 105.46 per barrel.
Likewise, the Ministry informed that other oils reported an increase this week amid worries about tropical storm Isaac crossing the Caribbean.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) basket stood at USD 112.22 per barrel; the WTI, USD 96.47; while Brent dropped and stood at USD 114.39.
With reporting by Ernesto J. Tovar
The very early morning after the presidential election (April 15), both candidates requested the National Electoral Council (CNE) to conduct a full audit of the process: one, Henrique Capriles, because he asserts that the election results are different from the ones announced, and the other one, Nicolás Maduro, in order to clear any doubt regarding his victory, and to reinforce his political stance. Nevertheless, as it is already known, President Maduro changed his mind.