Nigeria Regains Position As Crude Oul Output Increase

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Nigeria has regained the top spot among crude oil producing countries in Africa with the nation’s crude oil production averaging 1.27 million barrels per day in November.

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) made this known in its Oil Market Report for December.

The report said the figure showed an increment of 47,000 barrels per day when compared to the 1.228 mb/d produced averagely in October 2021.

Libya, which clinched the top spot in Africa in October with 1.24 mb/d, declined to 1.211 mb/d in November. “According to secondary sources, total OPEC-13 crude oil production averaged 27.72 mb/d in November 2021, higher by 0.29 mb/d Month on Month.

”Crude oil output increased mainly in Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Nigeria, while production in Angola, Libya and Congo declined,” the report said



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