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Nigeria’s crude oil production reached 1.398mbpd in January – OPEC



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The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Thursday Nigeria’s crude oil production reached an average of 1.398 million barrels per day in January.

OPEC made this known in its Oil Market Report for February 2022 released to journalists in Lagos.

The figure, according to the cartel, was 81,000 barrels per day higher than the 1.317mbpd produced recorded by the country in December 2021.

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The report read: “According to secondary sources, total OPEC-13 crude oil production averaged 27.98 mbpd in January, higher by 0.06 mbpd Month-on- Month.

“Crude oil output increased mainly in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, while production in Venezuela, Libya and Iraq declined.”

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