Brent crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest since mid-November last year, pushed up by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Iran. An unexpected dip in U.S. crude oil inventories and production also lifted prices, traders said. Brent crude oil futures marked a 2019-peak of $67.84 per barrel in Asian trading on Thursday and were trading at $67.76 per barrel at 0605 GMT, up 21 cents, or 0.3 percent from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $58.40 per barrel, up 14 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last settlement, and also close to November 2018 highs reached the previous day. “Tighter global inventories from OPEC-led supply cuts and … U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan petroleum products have cemented support for […]