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The oil price rally to a three-year high is exacerbated by an even bigger increase in gas prices. (REUTERS)
The oil price rally to a three-year high is exacerbated by an even bigger increase in gas prices. (REUTERS)

OPEC meets on output increase as oil prices rally

  • Rising oil, gas, coal and power prices are feeding inflationary pressures worldwide and slowing the recovery.

OPEC and its allies meet on Monday to debate how much oil to release into the red hot market, where supply disruptions and recovering demand from the coronavirus pandemic have pushed oil above $80 per barrel.

(Also Read: India will be hooked on oil for years to come, says OPEC)

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The oil price rally to a three-year high is exacerbated by an even bigger increase in gas prices, which have spiked 300% and have come to trade close to an equivalent of $200 per barrel due to supply shortages and low production of other fuels.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies led by Russia, known as OPEC+, agreed in July to boost output by 400,000 barrels per day every month until at least April 2022 to phase out 5.8 million bpd of existing cuts.

Four OPEC+ sources told Reuters last week producers were considering adding more than that deal envisaged, but none gave details on how much more, or when supply would increase.

The nearest month any increase could occur is November since OPEC+'s last meeting decided the October volumes.

Rising oil, gas, coal and power prices are feeding inflationary pressures worldwide and slowing the recovery.

A senior aide to US President Joe Biden met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia last week to discuss the war in Yemen but said oil was also "of concern".

Russian oil and gas condensate output rose to 10.72 million bpd in September, the highest level since the 11.34 million bpd pumped in April 2020, data showed on Saturday.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

  • First Published Date : 03 Oct 2021, 05:51 PM IST