Russian Federation has started to concede that it needs to join a fresh Saudi-led oil production cut, but is still bargaining with its key partner in OPEC over how much, how fast, and for how long it would potentially reduce its oil output, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing two industry sources.
Although today's early sell-off contributed to the largest one-month decline in crude oil since the financial crisis of 2008, the intraday technical reversal is the first sign in weeks that the buying may be greater-than-the-selling at current price levels.
A seemingly relentless rise in crude supply from the United States, now the world's top producer, together with Saudi Arabia's insistence that it will not cut output on its own to stabilize the market, earlier sent Brent crude to another 2018 low below $58 a barrel.
The market kept a close eye on what signs of the global oil policy will come out from the gathering of world' s major oil producers at the G20 Summit, scheduled for November 30 to December 1, especially among heads of states of Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States.
The American benchmark for crude, the West Texas Intermediate futures for January fell by $1.27 in yesterday's trading to $50.29 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Russian Federation is happy with the current oil price level of around $60 dollars per barrel, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, despite a recent dramatic oil price slump on global oversupply worries.
USA gasoline futures fell 2.1 percent to $1.4241 a gallon.
However, US President Donald Trump has called for refraining from output reductions and help to lower oil prices further.
Will the negotiations OPEC the oil market? Traders remain uncertain about whether the OPEC and non-OPEC producers like Russian Federation will agree to curb output at their Vienna gatherings next week.
USA crude inventories for the week to November 23, added 3.6 million barrels to the most in a year at 450 million barrels, exceeding expectations, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.
The country's resilience is often credited to low oil production costs and a weakening rouble which allows for attractive exports.
USA stockpiles were expected to build again in the latest week, traders said, citing data from energy information service Genscape.
USA crude production C-OUT-T-EIA is at a record high of 11.7 million barrels per day (bpd).
"We have seen huge increases in supply and the demand picture is in question".
Attention later in the session will focus on the new round of US inventory data to see if it reinforces expectations of an emerging supply glut.
Also, increased cautiousness ahead of Friday's Trump-Xi meeting on trade keeps the black gold on the defensive.
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