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Published in TZ Latest News 11 November, 2016 by The TZ Newswire Staff

OPEC Cut In Question As October Production Surges

Oil prices were plunging once again on Friday morning, as news of much higher OPEC oil production in October cast doubts over the prospects of a coordinated production cut this month.

OPEC’s oil production in October rose a whipping 240K barrels per day to 33.64M barrels, the cartel said in its latest monthly report on Friday. The countries of Nigeria, Libya and Iraq drove the bulk of the rising supply. Those countries, which are almost entirely reliant on oil exports to support their domestic economies, are petitioning for exemptions from the proposed production cap.

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