OPEC + ministers have postponed a meeting of the monitoring group for two days in order to more carefully assess the impact of the new omicron coronavirus strain on the oil market, TASS has learned from two sources in delegations, Report informs.

According to them, the meeting of the technical monitoring committee, which was originally scheduled for November 29, will now take place on December 1. The experts of the technical committee traditionally prepare a report with scenarios for the development of the oil market for the coming months. On its basis, the ministerial monitoring committee can make one or another recommendation to the OPEC+ countries on actions on the oil market. The ministerial monitoring meeting is now scheduled for December 2.

At the same time, the ministerial meeting of the OPEC countries will be held on December 1, as previously planned. Finally, the final meeting of the OPEC + ministers is scheduled for 5 pm Baku time on December 2.