The leader of Saudi Arabia, OPEC's biggest member, has assured Trump that the kingdom can raise oil production if needed, and that the country has two million barrels per day of spare capacity that could be deployed to help cool oil prices to compensate for falling output in Venezuela and Iran. Some members should remember that the United States is defending them for little reciprocal benefits, he added.
The US Energy Information Administration informed that commercial crude oil inventories increased by 1.2 million barrels last week.
"The surprise build in total crude stocks gave market observers pause amid a slew of other factors influencing the oil market, including increasing geopolitical factors - in Iran, Libya, and Venezuela - potentially destabilizing global supply and high crude exports from the U.S.", AAA said in a statement.
Although Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have said they would raise output to make up for disruptions, FGE said "there simply is not enough capacity to make up for Iran's crude losses, plus Venezuela and Libya", and warned of the possibility of oil prices rising to $100 per barrel.
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Now that prices have rebounded from a low of $30 a barrel in January 2016 to approximately $75, OPEC and other exporters (led by Russia) have agreed to slowly increase exports by what will effectively be 700,000 barrels a day now, with another half million barrels later in the year as sanctions on Iran take effect.
Trump has repeatedly called on the oil cartel to reduce prices. "REDUCE PRICING NOW!" Trump tweeted. "Under these circumstances it is justified to argue for higher prices when production increases are announced", PVM Oil Associates strategist Tamas Varga said, CNBC reported.
Brent for September settlement lost 20 cents, or 0.2 percent, to $78.04 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, after gaining 48 cents on Wednesday. Last month, in an interview with Reuters, he said that "you (Trump) can not place sanctions on two OPEC founder members and still blame OPEC for oil price volatility".
Foreign ministers from the five remaining signatories of a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers will meet Iranian officials in Vienna to discuss how to keep the accord alive after the USA withdrawal from the pact. USA crude CLc1 slipped 43 cents to $72.51. Since when did you start ordering OPEC!
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China has indicated that it could place a tariff of 25 percent on US oil.
Trump has urged major buyers of Iranian oil to halt imports by his deadline of 4 November.
Iran's petroleum minister said that "political issues should not interfere in the crude market, and supply and demand should determine the final oil price".
The U.S. government is lobbying Iranian oil importers, including China and India, and "asking them to go to zero, absolutely yes", according to a U.S.
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He also said last week that Republicans should wait to take action on immigration until after November's midterm elections. Shortly before the vote, Rep. "I want them to do what they want", Trump said, CNN reported.
In May, the US retreated from a multilateral deal with Iran regarding its nuclear disarmament program, and imposed sanctions to limit the world's fourth largest oil exporter's access to global markets.