|18 July, 2019

Saudi crude exports drop to 6.94mln bpd in May -JODI

Saudi crude oil exports in May fell to 6.94million barrels per day (bpd) from 7.18million bpd in April, official data showed

Image used for illustrative purpose. A derek pumps in a oil field January 15, 2003 near the Saudi Arabian border, Kuwait.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A derek pumps in a oil field January 15, 2003 near the Saudi Arabian border, Kuwait.

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Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports in May fell to 6.94 million barrels per day (bpd) from 7.18 million bpd in April, official data showed on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) provide monthly export figures to the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI), which publishes them on its website.

(Reporting by Arpan Varghese and Karthika Suresh Namboothiri in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely) ((karthikasuresh.namboothiri@thomsonreuters.com; +91 80 6749 0997 (If within U.S. call 651-848-5832); Reuters Messaging: karthikasuresh.namboothiri.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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