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2014-11-13 21:50:00

SAUDI PRICE WAR

SAUDI PRICE WAR

Saudi Arabia's oil minister broke months of silence on Wednesday to speak publicly about the Gulf nation's stance on the oil market and dismiss claims that it had triggered a "price war".

Ali al-Naimi kept quiet on whether Saudi Arabia would cut output to remove surplus oil from the market in response to dramatically lower Brent crude prices, which are now around the $80 a barrel mark – a four-year low.

But he said the country was working "with other producers to ensure price stability for the interest of producers, consumers and the industry at large", according to Reuters.

Oil market watchers have been holding out for comments from the minister of Opec's largest producer ahead of a gathering of the cartel's members later on this month.

The steep drops in the oil price have prompted chatter about whether Opec will cut production targets in order to defend higher oil prices.

The price plunge in Brent to below $80 on Wednesday – down more than 30 per cent from its mid-June high – has also spurred numerous theories about Saudi Arabia's motives, which Mr Naimi said were "wild and inaccurate conjecture".

Some industry observers have said Saudi Arabia has allowed the oil price to fall to drive down production from US shale rivals, who need higher prices to keep pumping at the same level.

Others have said the Gulf nation was looking to undermine Russia or Iran, whose government coffers are more dependent on higher oil prices to balance budgets.

"Talk of a price war is a sign of misunderstanding, deliberate or otherwise, and has no basis in reality," Mr Naimi said at an event in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco. "We do not set the oil price. The market sets the prices."

The kingdom's own export prices, as calculated by its marketing arm Saudi Aramco, have become a focal point for oil market analysts looking for signals as to what Saudi Arabia is thinking.

Mr Naimi, in response, said that its official selling prices for Asia, the US and Europe were set through a formula that took into account the state of the market and "[nothing] more or less".

"Saudi oil policy has been constant for the last few decades and it has not changed today," he added. "We do not seek to politicise oil . . . for us, it's a question of supply and demand, it's purely business."

Opec's latest monthly report released on Wednesday, the last before the cartel meets in Vienna on November 27, forecast that 2015 demand for its oil would drop to 29.2m barrels a day – almost 1m b/d less than it is currently producing.

This in theory should facilitate a production cut at the upcoming meeting, said analysts at Energy Aspects.

"However, between Saudi Arabia reluctant to reduce output unilaterally and Venezuela, Libya, Iran and Iraq cash-strapped (and hence unlikely to be able to reduce output), it is hard to see how such a cut is achieved."

ft.com

 

 

 

Tags: SAUDI, OIL, PRICE, BRENT, RUSSIA, IRAN, US, OPEC

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SAUDI PRICE WAR
September, 22, 09:20:00

OIL PRICE: NOT ABOVE $57

International benchmark Brent crude futures were at $56.51 a barrel at 0644 GMT, up 8 cents, or 0.14 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 12 cents, or 0.24 percent, at $50.67 per barrel.

SAUDI PRICE WAR
September, 22, 09:15:00

СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВО АЛЖИРА И РОССИИ

Руководители энергетических ведомств России и Алжира обсудили состояние и перспективы двустороннего сотрудничества, а также совместную деятельность в многосторонних форматах, в том числе взаимодействие в рамках Форума стран-экспортеров газа. Также речь шла о взаимодействии в рамках соглашения ОПЕК+ по сокращению объемов добычи нефти. Стороны подтвердили приверженность исполнению взятых обязательств по достижению скорейшей ребалансировки нефтяного рынка.

SAUDI PRICE WAR
September, 22, 09:10:00

ГАЗ РОССИИ ДЛЯ МАРОККО

Александр Новак отметил, что Россия занимает лидирующие позиции в мире в области топливно-энергетического комплекса, в частности, первое место по добыче нефти, второе место по добыче газа. «При этом Россия - номер один по экспорту газа. Мы добываем 670 млрд кубических метров газа, из них 220 млрд поставляем в другие страны различными способами – трубопроводным и сжиженным», - подчеркнул Министр.

SAUDI PRICE WAR
September, 22, 09:05:00

НОВЫЕ ТЕХНОЛОГИИ РОССИИ

Кирилл Молодцов также сообщил о применении новых технологий в сфере нефтегазодобычи. «Из общего количества технологий, а их насчитывается примерно 600, более 300 производятся в России. Более двухсот имеют российские наработки и аналоги, то есть практически имеют стадию разработки проекта. Есть технологии, которые нас сильно волнуют, и мы будем развивать их дальше. Это абсолютно автономные системы добычи, окончание морских месторождений, забуривание, возможности создания и развития проектов в Арктике», - заключил Кирилл Молодцов.

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