OPEC output slipped 90k barrels a day in February - BBH

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    Research Team at BBH, notes that the IEA reports that OPEC output slipped 90k barrels a day in February.

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    “The market seemed to like the news, but it looks no more than a rounding error. Iraq, UAE, and Nigeria had declines in output, which were offset nearly in full by the 220k barrel a day increase by Iran. Iran output reached a four-year high of 3.22 mln barrels a day.

    Particularly noteworthy is the fact that Saudi output edged higher to 10.23 mln barrels a day from 10.21 mln. The output freeze that captured the imaginations of many was required Iran to participate. It is not, and cannot until its output has reached pre-sanction levels. This may take a several more months, according to reports.”
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