Brent crude futures for May gained 47 cents, or 0.7%, to $69.69 a barrel by 04:38 GMT while US West Texas Intermediate crude for April was at $66.10 a barrel, up 49 cents, or 0.8%.
Brent crude was down 21 cents, or 0.3%, at $65.19 a barrel by 04:11 GMT while US oil was up 19 cents, or 0.3%, at $61.75 a barrel.
Brent crude rose 32 cents, or 0.5%, to $64.46 a barrel at 05:25 GMT while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures climbed 26 cents, or 0.4%, to $60.81 a barrel.
Oil prices rose on Thursday on optimism about U.S and European economic recoveries and expectations OPEC and its allies will keep production curbs in place.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures dropped 53 cents, or 1%, to $52.60 a barrel while Brent crude futures fell 45 cents, or 0.8%, to $55.65 a barrel.
Royal Dutch Shell’s profit last year dropped to its lowest in at least two decades as the coronavirus pandemic hit energy demand worldwide though the company’s retail network and trading business helped cushion the blow.
Brent crude was up by 11 cents, or 0.2%, at $61.20 by 01:10 GMT while US crude gained by 2 cents to $58.28.
Brent crude oil futures fell 18 cents, or 0.3%, to $55.88 a barrel while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) slipped by 11 cents, or 0.2%, to $52.80 a barrel.
Brent crude futures climbed 19 cents, or 0.3%, to $56.10 a barrel while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 20 cents, or 0.4%, to $52.81 a barrel.