Today, Thursday, the US Senate Judicial Commission passed a bill known as “NOPEC” that could allow US lawsuits against oil producers from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries “OPEC. “for alleged conspiracy to raise oil prices.
The bill, which was approved by the committee after receiving 17 votes to four, must be approved in full by the Senate and the House of Representatives, and then signed by President Joe Biden to become law.
In its third meeting since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, OPEC + agreed on Thursday to continue increasing its production by 432,000 barrels per day, a monthly target agreed last summer.
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