Crude Oil Plunges to Lowest Since 2017 After Russia Rejects Steep OPEC Cut

Russia balked at OPEC’s proposed steep production cuts to stabilize prices. A Russian high-level source told Reuters that Moscow would not back a call for extra reductions in oil output and would agree only to an extension of existing cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, a group known as OPEC+.


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Qatar Quits OPEC

“Qatar has decided to withdraw its membership form OPEC effective January 2019 and this decision was communicated to OPEC this morning,” Saad al-Kaabi said, as quoted by Reuters, at a news conference.