OPEC

Oil prices hike by 5 percent

December 13, 2016

Oil prices have increased more than 5 percent after the OPEC and non-OPEC producers came together to put curbs on oil production and ease global saturation. The step is being seen as the first joint action between oil producing nations after 2001 after two years of low prices of...

Oil prices rise as OPEC agrees on output cuts

November 30, 2016

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut 1.2 million barrels of oil a day from its output to 32.5 million barrels beginning from January. This has lead to a surge in the global oil prices. This is the first such cut made by OPEC...

Iran becomes top oil supplier to India

November 18, 2016

According to the shipping data, Iran overtook Saudi Arabia to become India’s top oil supplier in October. Generally, Iran used to be the second biggest oil supplier of India. But with Western sanctions over its nuclear development, its position was occupied by Iraq. Now, with the lifting of sanctions...

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