Six of the OPEC countries called for an extraordinary meeting

Six of the OPEC countries called for an extraordinary meeting


Moscow. February 4. Six States that are members of the Organization of countries-exporters of oil, and two independent manufacturer willing to participate in the extraordinary OPEC meeting if it is convened, according to the Ministry of petroleum of Venezuela, the message quoted by Bloomberg.

The oil Minister, the head of the company PDVSA of Eulogio del Pino February 3, visited Tehran, he held talks in Moscow.

According to the report, to take part in the conference Russia and Oman, which are not included in OPEC, and OPEC members Iraq, Iran, Algeria, Nigeria, Ecuador and Venezuela.

Task, the statement said, is not only meeting, but “the participation of all countries with the intention to conclude an agreement”.

Only OPEC includes 13 countries, with a leading position in the organization is Saudi Arabia.

This week del Pino is planning to hold talks with the Minister of oil of Saudi Arabia Ali al-Naimi, the Minister of energy and industry of Qatar Mohammed Saleh al-the Garden.

The initiator of the discussion with Russia and other producers the possibility of a meeting between oil producing countries and non-OPEC to discuss the possibility of a coordinated reduction in oil production, originally made by Venezuela, which was worst hit by the collapse in oil prices.

At the same time, mistrust between OPEC and other producing countries, on the one hand, and divisions within the organization, on the other, make an agreement for a coordinated reduction of production is unlikely.

Saudi Arabia adheres to the previous line to maintain their market share and have not yet expressed readiness to discuss the decline in production.

An unnamed representative of Iran told The Wall Street Journal that Tehran does not intend to negotiate cut production with the Organization of countries-exporters of oil, until the level of production of hydrocarbons to predicciones level.

Now the country is exporting 1.1 million barrels per day (b/d), but intends to increase production by 1.5 million b/d.