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OPEC sees higher oil demand, signs of tighter market

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By Alex LawlerLONDON (Reuters) - OPEC on Tuesday forecast higher demand for its oil in 2018 and pointed to signs of a tighter global market, indicating its production-cutting deal with non-member countries is helping to tackle a supply glut that has weighed on prices.In a monthly report, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said the world would need 32.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of OPEC crude next year, up 410,000 bpd from its previous forecast.OPEC said inventories were falling and that an increase in the price of Brent crude for immediate delivery to a premium over ...

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 19:54 IST
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