Date: 08 May 2019, 15:19, READ:
Azerbaijan agreed to cut daily oil production to 776,000 barrels as part of the OPEC+ agreement. However, the average daily oil production reached 793,000 barrels in January, 806,000 barrels in February and 798,000 barrels in March.
At a press conference following the meeting of the OPEC/non-OPEC Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) in Baku in March 2019, Shahbazov said that the indicators of Azerbaijan’s compliance with the OPEC+ agreement to reduce oil production will be even better.
"For two and a half years Azerbaijan has exceeded its obligations under the OPEC+ agreement. Last December, we made new commitments. We remain committed to our obligations. Following the results of the 1H2019, Azerbaijan will completely fulfill its obligations under OPEC+. Next month there will be even better results," the minister said.
An agreement was reached to reduce daily oil production by 1.2 million barrels at the 5th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting in Vienna on December 7, 2018.
As part of the agreement, Azerbaijan has reduced daily production by 20,000 barrels since January 1, 2019.