OPEC+ to hold Oct. 5 meeting in person in Vienna -OPEC source

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FILE PHOTO: The OPEC logo is pictured on the wall of the new OPEC headquarters in Vienna

DUBAI (Reuters) -OPEC+ will hold its meeting on Oct. 5 in person in Vienna, an OPEC source told Reuters on Saturday.

A virtual option will also be available for some delegations due to the short notice if they are unable to.

OPEC+, which combines OPEC countries with allies such as Russia, is meeting against a backdrop of falling prices from multi-year highs hit in March and severe market volatility.

Sources have told Reuters talks on an oil output cut are focussing on a potential reduction of 500,000 barrels per day to 1 million bpd to support the market.


Earlier this week, a source familiar with Russian thinking said Moscow could suggest a cut of up to 1 million bpd, while an OPEC source put the likely figure closer to 500,000 bpd. Talks are expected to continue ahead of the meeting.

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(Reporting by Maha El DahanEditing by Frances Kerry)

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