The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries left its mark once again on oil prices
On Monday, OPEC and its allies will reach a consensus on how much oil to release into the market, as supply disruptions and recovering demand pushed the prices above the $80 per barrel mark.
Oil price rallying to a three-year high could be even more significant as the gas prices increased 300%. The latter came closer to trade at an equivalent of $200 per barrel due to supply and production shortages of other fuels.
In July, OPEC+ agreed to boost output by 400,000 barrels per day (BPD) every month until April 2022 to phase out 5.8 million BPD of existing cuts. Despite the ongoing setbacks caused by the new wave of COVID-19 infections, the earliest increase is in November, as the previous meeting decided on October volumes.
At the beginning of this week, October 4th, Brent oil was down 0.2% to $79.14 per barrel, ending last week up 1.5%. After marking gains for the past six weeks, Crude oil dropped 0.2% to $75.73 a barrel.
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