Iraq, Venezuela see $75-80 per barrel as 'fair' price for oil

By REUTERS
June 3, 2015 14:27

 
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VIENNA - The top oil officials of Iraq and Venezuela said on Wednesday that $75 to $80 a barrel was now a "fair" price for oil, reflecting an emerging consensus on a possible equilibrium for volatile markets.

Asked for his view while speaking at an OPEC seminar in Vienna, Iraqi oil minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said he believed $75 to $80 was fair.

"We share the same opinion of the minister of Iraq regarding this issue," Venezuela's oil minister Asdrubal Chavez said. Iran's oil minister declined to comment.

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