The U.S. Energy Information Administration said late on Tuesday that it expected 2018 crude oil output to rise to 9.9 million barrels per day (bpd) from 9.3 million bpd this year, a 570,000 bpd increase.
Some preliminary reports show OPEC production inching higher in June, mostly led by Nigeria and Libya, the two member nations exempt from the OPEC production cut deal. OPEC cuts are expected to be extended and reports that both Libya and Nigeria will agree to a production quota puts the fate of global oil prices in the hands of us producers. Officials from Libya and Nigeria may attend the meeting, according to a Reuters report.
Despite a large weekly drop in crude inventories, banks continue to mark down oil prices.
US production is expected to increase in 2018, albeit at a lower rate than previously estimated. US crude gained 93 cents to $45.97.
A Saudi industry source said that Riyadh planned to reduce shipments in August by more than 600,000 bpd, taking exports for that month to their lowest this year.
West Texas Intermediate for August delivery rose 8 cents to $44.48 a barrel at 9.58am on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It further added that the catalyst could be further intervention by OPEC or a steady drop in US crude stockpiles and the nation's rig count. In addition, market patience is wearing thin, with global inventories still higher than the five-year average, pointing to the fact that OPEC cuts have not effectively erased the glut as the cartel had expected. "Algeria's current crude production is 1.7 million barrels per day".
OPEC agreed to cut oil production at the end of a year ago to prop up oil prices.
A separate report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) highlighted the mounting challenges to the U.S. energy sector, which are poised to produce significant consequences for the oil market next year.
U.S. production rose to 9.338 mbpd in the week ended June 30, 2017, up from a week ago level of 9.25, near its 22-month high of 9.35 mbd. United States crude inventories remain more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average and the oil rig count is at the highest level since April 2015.
Against these doldrums, news of diminished US output led to an oil rally in late June.
In Hong Kong, about 50 protesters sat outside the Beijing representative office surrounded by placards demanding Liu's release. Mr Liu was convicted in 2009 of inciting subversion for his role in the "Charter 08" movement calling for political reform.
However, the 20-year-old Latvian won the girls' title at the All England Club in 2014. "Honestly, they were just cheering for me". Johanna Konta gave Great Britain a first women's singles semi-finalist at Wimbledon since the 1970s on a damp Tuesday.
The individual working on the vehicle in Florida died a day after sustaining injuries when the air bag deployed. According to Honda, Alpha inflators can have as high as a 50-50 chance of exploding and injuring an occupant.
In what could be the biggest data breach ever in India, data of Reliance Jio customers has been posted on a website by the name. This is same as the old 309 INR plan, however, now the 309 INR plan only has a validity of 56-days instead of 84-days.
According to a PTI report , Google is awaiting Reserve Bank of India's approval to launch its service in the country. The same month, Facebook announced that the company will enable peer-to-peer payments through Facebook Messenger.
More to the point, the platform doesn't charge users an unreturned umbrella fee, meaning most people simply ended up keeping them. However, just weeks after making 300,000 brollies available to the public the company announced that majority had gone missing.
Military officials have yet to submit the recommendation on whether to extend or lift martial law in Mindanao. Alvarez, who drew criticism with his proposal, was merely "telegraphing" his "personal position".
There were 6 mini-breaks in the first 7 points but Novak managed to convert his second set point to increase his lead to 2-0. Twelve months ago he defeated the Frenchman in the second round."I'm delighted with the performance".
He said he's been contacted by pilots from across the country about the incident. "We are still investigating the circumstances". At the same time, four planes loaded with passengers were awaiting confirmation to depart from Air Traffic Control.
Missouri Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, a Republican , suggested that the commission, "go jump in the Gulf of Mexico". Vice Chairman Kris Kobach said, "Whatever a person on the street can walk in and get, that's what we would like".
There were also earlier reports that Trump may secretly drop in the United Kingdom during his Europe visit for the G20 Summit. A spokesman at Downing Street, which would be in charge of the plans for the visit, would not confirm the plans.
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