Azerbaijani Energy Minister: No need for urgent meeting of OPEC+
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 19
By Kamala Mammadli – Trend:
As of now, there is no need in holding an urgent meeting of OPEC+ because of the recent events in Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov said at a press conference at the headquarters of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, Trend reports.
According to him, the current situation on the oil market and oil prices were discussed during a telephone conversation yesterday with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo.
“Though there were opinions in the first few days about the need for holding an urgent meeting of OPEC+ member states, there is no need for this at present," he said.
Shahbazov added that there are no problems with oil supplies and the oil prices are stable.-->
Fires occurred at two oil refineries in Saudi Arabia due to drone attacks on the night of September 14, 2019. They started at facilities owned by the state-owned oil and gas company Saudi Aramco, located in Abqaiq and Khurais in the country’s Eastern Province, to the northeast of Riyadh, the capital.
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