Now, Riyadh has suggested OPEC and its allies reduce output by 1 million bpd from January 2019 to arrest a price decline as Brent crude fell below $59 a barrel this week from as high as $85 in October due to concerns about a possible glut.
Oil fell on Thursday, bringing losses for the month so far to 23 per cent, marking its largest one-month fall since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008.
International Brent crude oil futures had yet to trade.
Oil reversed course and rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday, after industry sources said Russian Federation had accepted the need to cut production, together with OPEC ahead of its meeting next week.
Investors are focused on this weekend's G-20 summit in Argentina, where leaders from the U.S., Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia - the world's three biggest oil producers - will gather in a prelude to OPEC's meeting next week in Vienna.
"Before that, the world's top three producers - the United States, Russia, and Saudi Arabia - will be part of a meeting of the Group of 20 industrialised nations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this weekend". Traders remain uncertain about whether the OPEC and non-OPEC producers like Russian Federation will agree to curb output at their Vienna gatherings next week. "At the same time, we have expanding American crude stockpiles and they are unlikely to shrink in the near future".
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With this in view, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), of which both Nigeria and Saudi Arabia belong, has been considering the best way to stabilise the market. The global benchmark crude traded at an $8.45 premium to WTI.
On Wednesday, Putin said Russian Federation was in touch with OPEC but Moscow would be satisfied with an oil price of $60 a barrel.
In America, nationwide oil inventories gained for a 10th week by 3.58 million barrels last week, according to the Energy information Administration. Crude stockpiles at the Cushing, Oklahoma hub rose 771,924 barrels since November 23, traders said on Thursday, citing a weekly Genscape report.
Crude reserves increased 6.4 billion barrels, or 19.5 percent, to 39.2 billion barrels at year-end 2017, marginally higher than the previous record of 39 billion barrels set in 1970, the EIA said.
With that in mind, therefore, his meeting with Ibe Kachukwu is a consultation ahead of OPEC's meetings scheduled for November 30th at the G20 in Vienna, and yet another OPEC meeting scheduled for December 6th. While oversupply concerns were fueled by American exemptions on sanctioned Iranian oil, a trade dispute between the USA and China has threatened to hurt demand.
"We have seen huge increases in supply and the demand picture is in question".
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