Energy Oil hits new 2019 high on US-China trade talk hopes Updated : February 22, 2019 10:02 PM IST International Brent crude futures scaled a new 2019 high of $67.73 a barrel, up 66 cents from Thursday's close. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 47 cents at $57.43 per barrel, after hitting a new 2019 high of $57.81 earlier on Friday. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.