Novak: Russia is ready to participate in the meeting before the OPEC meeting

Novak: Russia is ready to participate in the meeting before the OPEC meeting


In an informal meeting on the eve of OPEC meeting December 4, Russia may participate not only at the expert level, but also at the level of Ministers, Minister of energy Alexander Novak.

MOSCOW, 20 Nov. Russia is ready to participate in an informal meeting on the eve of OPEC meeting December 4, not only at the expert level, but also at the level of Ministers, told journalists the Minister of energy Alexander Novak on the sidelines of the conference ENES 2015.

“We haven’t agreed on what level, if the meeting takes place, it can be at the Ministerial level, and maybe at the expert level, as we will agree,” he replied to the journalists ‘ question, at what level will host an informal meeting of OPEC.

On Thursday, Novak said that the decision on the expert meeting on the eve of OPEC’s next meeting is not yet finally adopted.

Next OPEC meeting will be held on 4 December. At the last meeting of June 5, OPEC once again retained the quota for oil production at 30 million barrels per day. Thus the organization regularly exceeds its own stated quota.