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OPEC+ Raises Forecast for Oil Demands Next Year

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, including Russia, collectively known as OPEC+, has raised its forecast for oil demand next year, in a move that might help to build a case for raising output. Brent crude for November delivery gained 18 cents, or 0.3 per cent to …

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OPEC Agreement: Nigeria to Raise Oil Production

Nigeria is to ramp up crude oil production following the agreement reached by members and allies of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries to increase output. Nigeria is a long time member of OPEC, collaborating with the organisation for more than 50 years running. OPEC and its allies had agreed …

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Higher OPEC+ Production will Limit Price Gains

The recent decision by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies to increase their oil production quotas and the prospect of higher Iranian output point to a smaller global oil market deficit this year than previously envisaged, Capital Economics has said. The London-based economic research company said …

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OPEC: Renewables can’t Overtake Oil in Decades

The consumption of renewable energy cannot come anywhere close to overtaking oil and gas usage in the decades ahead, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries said on Wednesday. Secretary-General, OPEC, Mohammad Barkindo, said this in his special address at the S&P Global Platts Americas Petroleum and Energy Conference, with the …

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Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain

One of the direct impacts of gas flaring in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria is acid rain. The flared stack from associated gas in crude oil production emits huge deposits of toxins, which are a major cause of acid rain. There is now a consensus in our country’s science …

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