Benchmark oil prices declined on Friday despite expectations of new measures to support the US economy.
Despite the US Department of Energy data on the reduction of oil stocks in the country, quotations fell.
WTI futures have risen in price continuously for six consecutive sessions.
Brent price went down due to the strengthening of the dollar.
The proliferation of renewable energy and an overall decline in energy consumption have also resulted in a 12% reduction in CO2 emissions.
Since early December, oil prices went up by almost 6% due to investor optimism over the coronavirus vaccines onset.
The volume of electricity production by enterprises of the IPS of Ukraine is 6.6% less compared to the corresponding period of 2019.
Over the past week, world oil quotations have experienced serious volatility.