White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States is in contact with the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on issues related to the cost of oil and is considering all opportunities to lower prices. Her words are quoted by TASS.
“I assure you, we are not only interacting with OPEC, we are considering all the possibilities to reduce the cost of oil,” the official said.
Psaki added that the United States is making great efforts to create competitive oil markets, stabilize prices and monitor their dynamics, and also declare the importance of supporting economic recovery within the organization.
Earlier on September 28, the price of Brent crude oil reached a record level in three years and rose above $ 80 per barrel for the first time since the fall of 2018. As of 07:16 Moscow time, the price of December futures for Brent oil increased by 0.85 percent to $ 79.36 per barrel, November – by 0.83 percent, to $ 80.19 per barrel.