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Monday, 15 May 2017

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts until March 2018 | Reuters

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts until March 2018 | Reuters:

"Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed on Monday to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, pushing up prices. The timing of the announcement ahead of OPEC's next official meeting on May 25 and the statement's strong wording surprised markets, and the move is expected to go a long way to ensure that other OPEC members and producers who participated in the initial round of cuts fall into line. In a joint statement that followed an earlier meeting, Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said they had agreed to prolong an existing deal until March next year."



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