Oil traded above $97 a barrel Thursday in Asia after the attach which killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, sparking new worries about the security situation in the Middle East.
Benchmark crude was up 6 cents at $97.07 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell 16 cents Wednesday to end at $97.01 per barrel in New York.
Brent crude was up 16 cents at $115.49 a barrel on the ICE Futures Exchange in London.
(Source: Huffington Post)