Rus News Journal

I.Sechin: Russia will not enter yet the OPEC

Vitse - the prime minister of the Russian Federation Igor Sechin has informed today to journalists in Vienna where session of the Organization of the countries - exporters of oil (OPEC) has taken place that Russia will not enter yet the OPEC, but is ready to take part in actions of members of cartel on stabilisation of the prices for oil, transfers Echo Moscow .
As he said, now the OPEC secretary insists on the introduction of Moscow into this organisation, however the Russian Federation is adjusted on progress in cooperation development. It is necessary to study approaches of both parties and gradually to move to rapprochement taking into account a current situation, he has added.
also, according to I.Sechina, Sankt - Petersburg commodity - the raw stock exchange can be included in new world system of trade in oil. it is necessary for us to create such trading platforms, where the volume of the auctions would correspond to physical deliveries to interfere with gamble . vitse - the prime minister asserts that Russia is ready to co-operate in this question with all countries - exporters of oil.
we will remind that the OPEC at conference in Vienna has made decision not to reduce extraction volumes oil . This theme was central in the agenda of session of the organisation. In its threshold there were many conversations on possibility of decrease in volumes of extraction that, according to experts, would positively be reflected in a rise in prices for oil.
the Russian delegation has taken part in session in the rank of observers led by vitse - the prime minister of the Russian Federation Igor Sechinym. Into delegation structure, in particular, have entered Minister of Energy Sergey Shmatko and heads of the Russian oil companies.
following session of the OPEC is planned for May, 28th 2009.