Oil producers want to prop up prices

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said a meeting and consultations between OPEC and non-OPEC countries will take place on April 17 in Doha.

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Showdown in Qatar, OPEC, non-OPEC


The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC members will meet on April 17 in Doha in a bid to stabilise falling crude prices, Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada reportedly said on March 16.

The Qatari minister, who is also the current OPEC president, said in a statement that 15 OPEC and non-OPEC members accounting for some 73% of global oil output supported the initiative, including the world’s top exporter Saudi Arabia, and Russia.

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