The Minister of oil of Venezuela, after meetings in Russia went to Qatar and Iran

The Minister of oil of Venezuela, after meetings in Russia went to Qatar and Iran


Eulogio del Pino went on a tour of OPEC countries and Nations not belonging to the organization, in order to gain support for joint action to halt the fall in oil prices.

MOSCOW, 2 Feb. The Minister of oil of Venezuela, Eulogio del Pino after a two-day visit to Moscow, during which discussed the situation on the world oil market on Tuesday left Russia and went to the negotiations in Qatar, the Embassy of Venezuela in the Russian Federation.

Earlier Tuesday, del Pino met with the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin. According to the company, at the meeting the parties discussed possible cooperation on the normalization of the situation on the world oil market. The negotiations lasted about two hours. On Monday, del Pino discussed with the head of the Russian Ministry of energy Alexander Novak on the possibility of holding in the near future consultations on oil countries and non-OPEC.

“Minister del Pino had already left Moscow. Now he’s headed to Qatar in Tehran”, — reported in the Venezuelan Embassy, without specifying the program of the visit in these countries.

The interlocutor of the Agency noted that it is possible then del Pino will visit Saudi Arabia.

Visit of the oil Minister in Moscow by order of the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, sent del Pino on a tour of OPEC countries and Nations not belonging to this organization, to seek support for joint action to halt the fall in oil prices. Maduro said earlier that proposes to harmonize measures for the recovery of the oil market.