OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months after several members endorsed the move aimed at supporting oil prices amid a weakening global economy. The deal will take effect once non-OPEC allies give their approval at a meeting scheduled to hold today. Oyeyemi Oke, Oil and Gas Lawyer and Partner at A02 Law joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and other stories impacting the global oil market.
The stormy oil market could have OPEC about to perform another production U-turn. The cartel has signaled it will consider a return to cutting output in 2019. With prices falling in the face of a shale surge, OPEC will discuss a change of course in Abu Dhabi this weekend.