Oil falls 4% after a rise in the number of US oil drilling platforms

Oil prices fell on Saturday 0.4% wasted most of the gains made ​​in the previous session after traders said a tropical storm was the cause of the unexpected drop in US crude inventories this week.
Reuters reported that data from Baker Hughes showed energy services company on Friday that the number of oil rigs in the United States rose for the tenth week in a 11 - week , recording the longest wave of not reducing the number of platforms since 2011.
Brent prices closed on a decline of 4.26% to $ 47.86, while US crude closed at a decline of 3.99% to 45.72.
Oil prices rose on Thursday after the publication of government data in the United States showed the biggest weekly decline in crude inventories since January January 1999 last week.
James Williams , president of Dblao.ar.ta.ja Economics consulting firm energy "and said most of the increase that was recorded Thursday was based on a misreading on drop in US crude inventories. But a closer look showed that this (decline in stocks) was the leading cause him occurrence storm led to delays in imports.