Benchmark crude climbs over $1/bbl.
Oil prices are falling more than 3%.
The cartel must assess the impact of the new variant of the coronavirus on oil demand and prices.
Oil prices have recently hit seven-year highs but declined earlier this week.
Traders are buying up cheaper raw materials after the fall in the cost of futures of both brands following the previous session results.
Traders fear that the rapid spread of the new COVID-19 strain in Asian countries will force states to impose new quarantine restrictions.
The volume of electricity production by enterprises of the IPS of Ukraine is 6.6% less compared to the corresponding period of 2019.