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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

OPEC Not In A Hurry To Cut Deeper | OilPrice.com

OPEC Not In A Hurry To Cut Deeper | OilPrice.com:

"OPEC may be mulling over deeper oil production cuts, but they won’t be rushing to make that decision, even though a panel monitoring the cuts will be meeting next month, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing OPEC delegates and sources familiar with the cartel’s thinking.

Russia is hosting a meeting of five oil ministers from countries supervising the production cut, plus Saudi Arabia in its capacity of OPEC president, on July 24. Although the officials could discuss options to prop up prices and draw down inventories, which may include levying production cuts on currently exempt Libya and Nigeria, OPEC sources do not believe that an outright deeper production cut will be considered soon.

“I doubt it will be considered soon,” one OPEC delegate told Reuters—a comment that leaves room for OPEC to exceed rather than just meet expectations, which was a problem the last go around when OPEC failed to meet the market expectations of cutting deeper."



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