Brent crude oil settles down 84 cents at $111.87 a barrel

Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:16pm EST

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures for April delivery fell 84 cents to settle at $111.87 a barrel, as investors weighed expectations that the Federal Reserve's stimulus program will be maintained against the sixth straight weekly rise in U.S. crude oil stockpiles.

The contract traded between $111.65 and $113.35 during the session. (Reporting by Gabriel Debenedetti; Editing by Alden Bentley)