- Title: Russia expects consistent OPEC+ compliance
- Date: 2nd October 2019
- Summary: MOSCOW, RUSSIA (OCTOBER 2, 2019) (RUSSIAN POOL) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ENTERING ROOM, SHAKING HANDS WITH OPEC SECRETARY GENERAL MOHAMMED BARKINDO RUSSIAN ENERGY MINISTER ALEXANDER NOVAK (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "Recent massive attacks on oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, of course, have provoked a spike in oil prices. But I was sure that everything will get back to today's figures, because there are no fundamental grounds for sharp volatility on the market. There are none of them thanks to our joint efforts to stabilize this world market." BARKINDO LISTENING (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "We expect solid, consistent stance from the participants of OPEC + as we know that the organisation itself is constantly working to maintain certain discipline to ensure all of our agreements are met." MEETING IN PROGRESS (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "On outside as you know Russia sticks to what we have agreed upon. And it brings us joint result and joint success." MEETING IN PROGRESS
- Embargoed: 16th October 2019 13:24
- Keywords: Vladimir Putin OPEC Aramco attack Saudi Arabia Mohammed Barkindo
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- City: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Topics: Economic Events
- Reuters ID: LVA001AZEM1SD
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Russia expects members of a global pact of OPEC and non-OPEC oil exporters to be consistent in fulfilling their agreements which have helped stabilise oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo on Wednesday (October 2).
Putin said that oil prices have returned to current levels following the attacks on Saudi Arabia because there were no fundamental grounds for sharp volatility on the market - thanks in part to the joint efforts of Russia and OPEC.
(Production: Maria Vasilyeva)
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