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Qatar has invited all members of the OPEC meeting for the freezing of oil production

Катар пригласил всех членов ОПЕК на встречу по заморозке добычи нефти

All members of the Organization of countries-exporters of oil (OPEC) has received an invitation to a meeting in the Qatari capital Doha, which will be dedicated to frozen oil. About it reports Bloomberg.

The Secretary General of OPEC Abdullah al-Badri said that not all the invited members of the cartel will be able to participate directly in the negotiations. Al-Badri noted that he did not know, there is a meeting of Iran.

He added that oil prices have reached the bottom. “The cost of crude oil will recover, but not to high or moderate levels” — leads the Agency of his word.

March 22 at the London exchange ICE Brent crude benchmark is 41,53 dollars per barrel. Grade WTI on the new York Mercantile exchange traded around the mark 41,36 dollar (all data 14:20 GMT). The price of OPEC oil basket is 36,27 USD.

Currently, OPEC includes 13 countries, among them Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, UAE and Venezuela. The meeting, which will discuss the freezing of oil production, to be held on April 17. It will be joined by Russia.

February 16, Russia and several OPEC members (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Venezuela) agreed to freeze oil production in order to support the quotation, subsided for a year and a half by 70 percent. Also about the intention to join the agreement said Iraq and Kuwait, and on 20 February, is now Nigeria. Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that over 15 countries have publicly confirmed readiness to freeze oil production at the level of January 2016.

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