OPEC chief ‘confident’ countries to meet oil production cuts

OPEC chief ‘confident’ countries to meet oil production cuts
  1. OPEC chief ‘confident’ countries to meet oil production cuts
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of OPEC says he remains “confident” that the cartel and outside members will stick to an agreement to cut production to help boost oil prices. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo of Nigeria says that the “level of commitment from both sides … is unparalleled.” He added […

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of OPEC says he remains “confident” that the cartel and outside members will stick to an agreement to cut production to help boost oil prices.

OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo of Nigeria says that the “level of commitment from both sides … is unparalleled.”

He added that there’s been “a high level of compliance.”

He made the comments on Thursday during the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi.

Crude oil sold for over $100 a barrel in the summer of 2014, before bottoming out below $…

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