Business Oil rises 2% as Saudi Arabia aims at $100 per barrel, US stockpiles fall Updated : April 18, 2018 10:43 PM IST Crude inventories dropped by 1.1 million barrels as a result of a decline of 1.3 million barrels per day in net crude imports. Prices were supported as US oil stockpiles fell across the board last week with gasoline and distillates drawing down more than expected on stronger demand. 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.