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OPEC grapples with sliding oil prices

May 10, 2023
The cartel releases its monthly oil market report on Thursday.
Despite the fact that OPEC nations cut oil production last month, oil prices are largely back to where they were in early April.
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If you asked Santa for a break at the gas pump, you may get your Christmas wish

Dec 7, 2022
It's not the most wrappable holiday gift, but it's a popular one. Here's why we're seeing a dip in oil prices.
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What's OPEC+ planning for oil production? It could go either way.

Nov 22, 2022
Analysts say the cartel might cut production if oil prices keep falling, but it could also expand output if supply tightens amid cold temperatures and restrictions on Russian oil.
OPEC headquarters in Vienna. It's hard to predict where oil output, and prices, are headed before the year is out.
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To raise prices, OPEC+ to subtract oil production

Oct 5, 2022
Production will be cut by 2 million barrels per day, starting in November.
The logo of OPEC is pictured at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna.
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OPEC+ agrees to boost oil production. But probably not enough to lower prices.

Aug 3, 2022
The small increase of 100,00 barrels a day may be a sign that the cartel thinks a recession is coming.
By pledging to increase output by just 100,000 barrels a day, OPEC could be implying that it expects demand for oil to fall. Above, OPEC's headquarters in Vienna.
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Why OPEC might decide to take a break from its alliance with Russia

Jun 1, 2022
Russia is the world's third-largest oil producer — such a decision won't be made lightly.
The relationship between Russia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has always been contentious.
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Why OPEC Plus isn't likely to increase oil supply

Mar 30, 2022
Spare capacity has been overstated, says oil analyst Abhi Rajendran. Then there's the matter of isolating Russia.
OPEC Plus nations are together responsible for 40% of the world's oil supply.
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