Tag Archives: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

OPEC Forecasts $1.5tr Downstream Investment

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Monday forecast $1.5 trillion downstream investment for between 2021 and 2045. OPEC also predicted that of the amount, $450billion would be invested in new refinery projects and extension of existing ones. The organisation foresaw positive development in the African downstream that would …

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OPEC Records Huge Oil Export Drop in 2020

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), saw a sharp decline in its global crude export in 2020, following disruptions occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to available data, OPEC member countries exported an average of 19.70 million barrels a day, mb/d of crude oil in 2020, a sharp decrease …

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OPEC+ will Drive Oil Prices over Coming Months

The OPEC+ cartel’s production policy will be the main factor influencing oil prices over the coming months, according to Vitol Group. There’s little chance of Iranian barrels returning to global markets this year and U.S. shale producers aren’t investing enough to raise output quickly, according to the world’s largest independent …

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Oil Prices Rise ahead of OPEC+ Meeting

Oil prices rose on Friday as traders await a key meeting by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, collectively known as OPEC+, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The West Texas Intermediate for November delivery added 85 cents to settle at 75.88 U.S. dollars a barrel on the …

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