04.12.2013 - OPEC scrambling to keep oil prices stable (and high) as it meets Wednesday
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets Wednesday to weigh how best to maintain stable ó but very high ó crude oil prices in the face of rising U.S. shale oil production and jostling among the members of the cartel that hope to expand production in 2014. Analysts expect OPEC to hold its production ceiling steady at 30 million barrels a day, where it has been since January 2012. But oil experts do not expect the group to resolve how much Saudi Arabia, OPECís main swing producer, might trim its output in the coming year to make room for potential new supplies from Iraq, Libya, West Africa, Texas, North Dakota and maybe Iran...............................................Full Article: Source
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