4 January 2022 - 19:24
  • News Code: 451420
Owji: OPEC+ Ready to Supply Consumers’ Required Fuel

TEHRAN (Shana) – The members of OPEC+ coalition are ready to swiftly and securely provide the market and consumers with oil when required, Iranian Minister of Petroleum, Javad Owji, said on Tuesday.

Owji made the remark after the 24th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting held via video conference on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, adding the group agreed to extend their agreement to increase crude oil output by 400,000 bpd for February 2020.

According to JMMC’s report as well as the world economic outlook and global oil supply-demand drivers analysis for 2022, the OPEC+ member states all agreed to raise production by 400,000 bpd, he added.

OPEC+ also emphasized steady and regular monitoring of market developments and taking necessary measures to maintain stability in oil market, he said, adding all countries will continue their efforts to safeguard the achievements of the agreement.

Statistics and reports show that despite concerns over the outbreaks of Omicron variant, global oil market is moving towards balance and stability, thanks to the improved economic indicators in the world, particularly in major oil consuming countries, as well as the appropriate OPEC+ member states’ compliance, which reached 117 percent in November, Owji said.

OPEC+ member countries are also satisfied with the current situation and all producers try to maintain the existing stability in the oil market, he stated.

“Given the promising economic outlook for the first quarter of 2022, the current trend is expected to be maintained. The OPEC+ countries are ready to swiftly and securely provide the market and consumers with oil when required,” Owji said.

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