Oil prices rose on Wednesday after OPEC and its allies stuck to their plan to cautiously bring back oil supply to the markets in June and July while expecting a robust recovery in demand in the United States and China, the world’s two biggest oil consumers. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 18 cents, or 0.27%, to $67.90 as of 0642 GMT, extending a 2.1% gain following the Memorial Day holiday in the United States on Monday. Prices rose to their highest since October 2018. Brent crude futures climbed 22 cents, or 0.31%, to $70.47 a barrel, after rising 1.3% overnight, when it hit its highest since March 8. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, together called OPEC+, agreed on Tuesday to keep to their plan to gradually ease supply curbs through July. Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman’s comments after […]