Russia wants OPEC+ to react to oil demand recovery

Russia will propose to OPEC+ to react to the recovery in global oil demand, which has now reached 90% of the levels seen before the pandemic, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said

Russia raises oil output in Aug as global curbs ease

Russia increased its oil and gas condensate production in August as global output curbs eased, indicating it can restore its fields quickly even without an earlier announced plan to drill new wells

OPEC August oil output rises for second month as cut eased

OPEC oil output has risen by about 1 million barrels per day (bpd) in August as the group and allies eased record oil supply curbs as the global economy and demand began to recover from the coronavirus pandemic

Goldman sees oil market recovery gathering pace in 2021

Goldman Sachs expects Brent prices to rally in 2021, bolstered by a tighter oil market and as an economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced slump gathers pace, helped by a possible vaccine

OPEC+ presses for compliance with oil cuts

OPEC and its allies pressed oil nations pumping above output targets to cut more in August-September amid fears oil demand recovery was slow while saying it could reach pre-pandemic levels by the year-end

Iran says OPEC has raised and stabilised crude oil price

OPEC has managed to raise crude prices and stabilise the oil market, Iran’s oil minister said. “OPEC’s performance has been successful because the price of oil has risen from $16 in May to around $45 and has stabilized”

Russia’s Novak expects no hasty OPEC+ decisions this month

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak does not expect any hasty decisions on output cuts when an OPEC+ group monitoring committee meets next week as the oil market has been stable

OPEC July oil output surges as Gulf voluntary cuts end

OPEC oil output has risen by over 1 million barrels per day in July as Saudi Arabia and other Gulf members ended their voluntary extra supply curbs on top of an OPEC-led deal, and other members made limited progress on compliance

Oil prices broadly stable as stimulus hopes balance corona fears

Brent crude futures fell 15 cents to $43.22 a barrel. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped 5 cents to $40.70. Both contracts were on track to remain broadly flat over the week

Saudi Arabia says OPEC+ moving to easing oil cuts on demand recovery

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said that OPEC+ was moving to the next phase of its oil cut pact when the group is expected to ease their reductions as oil demand recovers