Saudi oil output expected to rise next month: Falih

Saudi oil output expected to rise next month: Falih

OPEC has urged all its members not to mention specific oil prices, to instead stick to the "market stability" narrative in public comments about oil policies to avoid the risk of potential USA antitrust lawsuits for manipulating the market if the United States passes a proposed legislation, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing sources close to OPEC.

But Jahangiri's remarks are indirect acknowledgment that Iran's oil exports have been effectively cut in half from a peak of about 2.5 million barrels a day in April as customers fled in anticipation of the USA sanctions.

OPEC and its allies including Russian Federation agreed to reduce output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from the start of 2017 with Moscow pledging to cut some 300,000 bpd. The journalist was last seen entering the Saudi embassy in Turkey on October 2 and never returned. President Trump has threatened "severe punishment" for the kingdom if the journalist is found to have been killed.

Saudi Arabia has denied it was responsible for the disappearance of Khashoggi.

He said the concerns of countries such as India were being taken into account by the group.

Tension over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey also remain. It could enter into the oil world if the Saudi's are forced to retaliate by pulling crude from the market. He sought a review of the pricing terms with major oil suppliers - which would include paying for imports in rupees - and encouraged a rise in global output through commercial exploration by OPEC nations in developing countries as a means to keep prices in check.

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Traders will also be paying close attention to this week's supply reports.

The proposed US legislation-the so-called No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act-could pave the way to antitrust lawsuits in the USA against the cartel and its national oil companies, if passed.

U.S. crude inventories fell by 2.1 million barrels last week, compared with analyst expectations for a build of 2.2 million barrels, American Petroleum Institute data showed after Tuesday's settlement. This would mark the fourth straight week of increases.

Inventory data from the US Energy Department's Energy Information Administration is due at 1430 GMT on Wednesday.

Barkindo said consumers including India have expressed concerns on the outlook for supply.

Iran has lost some customers for its oil because of looming USA sanctions, but high prices are making up for the lost sales, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has said.

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