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The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Oil benchmark lowered over expected crude glut – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said the federal government adopted a lower oil benchmark price of $57 per barrel for the 2020 budget as against the $60 per barrel in the 2019 budget because of the expected oil glut in 2020, as well as the need to cushion against unexpected price shock.
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Drone attack: Saudi to resume full oil production by month’s end

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman said that half of the crude oil production that was disrupted due to the weekend attack on Aramco’s oil facilities had been restored.
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Nigeria assures OPEC on crude oil production cut target

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says that Nigeria will cut down on its crude oil production to comply with the targets set by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
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Saudi, Russia call for better compliance with OPEC oil cuts

Saudi Arabia and Russia on Thursday called on OPEC members and its allies to better comply with oil production cuts.
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OPEC urges further production restraint

The OPEC oil cartel urged continued production restraint Wednesday, saying output gains are still expected to outpace growth in demand for oil.
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Oil hits six-week high on hopes of extended OPEC cuts

Oil futures hit a six-week high on Tuesday, rising for a fifth day on optimism that OPEC and other countries may agree to extend production cuts in a bid to support prices.
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Oil rises as Saudi signals OPEC cuts to continue under new minister

Oil rose on Monday on expectations that Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, will continue to support output cuts by OPEC and other producers to prop up prices under new Energy Minister, Abdulaziz bin Salman.

Trade wars: Oil majors to consider fresh cuts

Top oil producers will consider fresh output cuts at a meeting this week, but analysts are doubtful they will succeed in bolstering crude prices dented by the US-China trade war.

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