Baku. 22 January. REPORT.AZ/ A new type of deal may be applied after 2018 instead of extension of the current OPEC+ agreement.
Report informs referring to the Investing.ru, Oman oil minister Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhi said.
The minister said that global oil reserves will be less than today to late this year. We need to know whether the deal will be extended or a new one will be signed until this period. I am in favor of a new type of deal.
"I remember a few years ago we were talking about a freeze. These are the ideas we will be talking about in Vienna in November. It must be agreed by the participants", al-Rumhi said.
Notably, S. Arabian oil minister Khalid al-Falih said at yesterday's meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee of the OPEC+ in Oman that current global oil reserves exceeds average of the last 5 years by 120 mln barrels. Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said the OPEC countries should continue to be responsible.