OPEC+ countries approve new production baselines, extend dea… – MENAFN.COM

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(MENAFN – Trend News Agency ) The ministers of OPEC+ countries agreed to extend the agreement until the end of 2022 with the main parameter of the deal – the production baseline – changing for some countries at a meeting on Sunday, a source participating in the talks told TASS , Trend reports. According to the source, for Russia and Saudi Arabia the production baseline will be raised by 0. 5 mln barrels per day (bpd), to 11.

5 bpd. For the UAE, it will be raised from 3. 17 mln bpd to 3. 5 mln bpd. The production baseline will also be raised for Kuwait and Iraq by 150, 000 bpd. Thus, those countries now can produce more oil within the framework of the agreement. The source specified that the new baseline levels will become effective in May 2022. According to TASS’ sources, the main issues between the partners have been ironed out after two weeks of informal...read more...