Firm trend in Asia boosted the tarde
Crude oil futures for January gained Rs 14, or 0.27%, to Rs 5,120 per barrel in 15,149 lots.
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, the February contract moved up by Rs 13, or 0.25%, to Rs 5,164 per barrel in 1,384 lots.
Speculators creating fresh positions, firm trend in Asia boosted the trade.
Meanwhile, the February contract advanced by 41 cents to $ 93.51 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Raised tensions in the crude-producing Middle East push up prices