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OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending cut OPEC and rival oil producers are meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies.

OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending cut

OPEC and rival oil producers are meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies

 •   Market to determine OPEC cut extension: Al-Luaibi
 •   Oil advances on talk of extension to OPEC cuts
 •   OPEC output cut compliance at 140% in February


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