Kuwait's oil minister: not all oil producers want to extend output cuts for 9 months

 Kuwait's oil minister: not all oil producers want to extend output cuts for 9 months

Global oil producers would discuss at their meeting this week whether to extend output cuts for six months or nine months, because not all were on board for nine, Kuwait's oil minister Essam al-Marzouq said.

"We have agreed on the six months. Some of the countries have agreed to six months subject to a revision in November for an additional three months," al-Marzouq told reporters before heading to Vienna for the meeting.

"From what I have heard, some of the press releases, the Iraqi and Iranian ministers have declared that they prefer six months. For nine months not everybody (is) on board," Reuters cited him as saying.

Asked whether there was consideration of the idea of deepening the current cuts, Marzouq said there was not. 

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