bp Strengthened the top-flight index as crude oil futures rose on the previous day on the back of the latest mobility numbers out of the People’s Republic of China over the Lunar New Year.

At 1548 GMT, front-dated Brent was trading 0.77% higher at $88.4 a barrel on ICE.

One of the main points of discussion at Monday’s meeting was the possible impact of the European Union’s sanctions on Russian diesel, which were due to come into force in February.

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