* Saudi Arabia is sole producer with significant spare
MOSCOW/DUBAI Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the plan said. | Video
* Putin, Falih both say could raise output further
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MOSCOW Saudi Arabia plans to raise oil production in November from an October output level of 10.7 million barrels per day (bpd) to meet rising crude demand, the energy minister of the world's top exporter said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW Russia is setting records in gas pipeline exports despite U.S. pressure on Europe to reduce imports, and aims to become the world's leading liquefied gas exporter in the next decade thanks to technology it is developing at home.
MOSCOW/DUBAI, Oct 2 Russia and Saudi Arabia
struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool
rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in
Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the
MOSCOW/LONDON Royal Dutch Shell is in talks to buy a stake in an oil and gas project from Gazprom Neft , three sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters, a rare foray into Russia's energy sector by a Western oil major since sanctions were imposed.
ALGIERS OPEC's leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing U.S. President Donald Trump's calls for action to cool the market.
ALGIERS OPEC and its allies reduced oil output in August as a drop in Iranian supply due to U.S. sanctions derailed their attempts to raise production to agreed levels, delegates said on Saturday as the energy producers prepared to hold talks in Algiers.