May 19, 2019 / 12:11 PM / 3 months ago

Nigeria hopes oil supply cut deal would be extended -minister

Nigerian oil minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu speaks to the media before the OPEC 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Waleed Ali

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Nigeria’s oil minister said on Sunday he hoped the supply cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC members would be extended until year-end.

“I’m hoping so,” Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said when asked if the deal needs to be extended. “I’m not so much worried about wars. I don’t think that will happen... I don’t think anybody’s going to push to the point of war,” Kachikwu said when asked about a risk of war in the region.

Reporting by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Peter Graff

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below