Oil prices firm with Brent nearing $80 on supply worries
Updated : May 22, 2018 01:15 PM IST
The United States also toughened its stance on Iran and made a list of sweeping demands, which could further curb the country's crude oil exports and boost oil prices.
Brent crude futures were at $79.37 per barrel at 0632 GMT, up 15 cents, or 0.2%, from their last close.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $72.45 a barrel, up 21 cents, or nearly 0.3%.
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