|2019-12-04 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
王桌芳 摘译自 路透社
Oil rises for a second day as Saudi Arabia pushes supply cut
Oil prices rose for a second day on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia, the de facto OPEC leader and the world's biggest oil exporter, is pushing producers to deepen a supply cut agreement when suppliers meet this week, potentially lowering supply in 2020.
Brent futures rose 19 cents, or 0.3%, to $61.11 a barrel by 0218 GMT, after gaining 0.7% on Monday.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up by 21 cents, or 0.4%, at $56.17 a barrel. The contract rose 1.4% on Monday.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, are discussing a plan to increase its existing 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) supply cut by 400,000 bpd and extend the pact until June, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Saudi Arabia is pushing the plan to deliver a positive surprise to the market before the listing of state-owned Saudi Aramco, the sources said.
OPEC ministers will meet in Vienna on Thursday and the wider OPEC+ group will gather on Friday.