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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Extends Voluntary Oil Cut to Bolster Prices

The decision was made in collaboration with select participating countries of the OPEC+ alliance.

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Extends Voluntary Oil Cut to Bolster Prices

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that it would extend its voluntary oil production cut of one million barrels per day (bpd) until the end of the second quarter of 2024. This move aims to prop up oil prices amid ongoing market uncertainties and a potential slowdown in global economic growth.

The decision comes in coordination with other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+), a group that collectively produces a significant portion of the world's oil. OPEC+ has previously implemented production cuts in an effort to stabilize oil prices, which have faced volatility due to various factors such as geopolitical tensions, global economic slowdown, and increased investment in renewable energy. 

The extension of the oil cut by Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, is expected to have a moderate impact on global oil prices. This move signals the kingdom's continued commitment to market stability within the energy sector.

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