Crude oil drops nearly 8% in the U.S. due to downturn in demand

The U.S. benchmark price WTI fell 7.7% to $22.6 per barrel, while in London Brent lost 3.8% to $26.34 per barrel. The cost of crude oil fell sharply again on Thursday in New York after three consecutive days of rising, as U.S. unemployment data presaged a sharp drop in demand.

Source: Ámbito