"But a decision will be made in June", he added, referring to meetings of OPEC and non-OPEC countries in Vienna on June 22-23.
The recovery in the price of crude oil, from its low point of below $30 in mid-January 2016, has been more or less steady, but picked up pace with the worsening domestic political situation in Venezuela - an OPEC member and the country with the largest proven crude oil reserves in the world - and the hawkish approach of the Trump administration toward Iran - also an OPEC member, fourth on the list of countries with proven oil reserves.
"The moment is coming when we should consider assessing ways to exit the deal very seriously and gradually ease quotas on output cuts", Novak said in televised comments, according to Reuters.
Sources familiar with the matter said a rise of about 1 million bpd would mean compliance would be at about 100 percent of the agreed level, rather than exceed it.
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"Secretary General Barkindo's tweet gives President Trump bragging rights for pushing OPEC to open the taps", Robert McNally, former National Security Council adviser to President George W. Bush, told the Post.
Another factor that is affecting oil output, and prices, is the domestic production in the United States, where output from shale has hit record levels.
In addition, in March, commercial stockpiles of oil in the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development countries fell 1 million barrels below the five-year average.
Increased oil production and lower prices could reduce profits for energy companies.
Supply caps may be scaled back later this year, though no decision has been made, Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in St. Petersburg in comments echoed by his Russian Federation counterpart, Alexander Novak.
Trump's intervention gave typically strident voice to a concern held more widely in the USA and other consuming countries: oil's rally from less than $30 in early 2016 to more than $80 this month risked becoming a threat to global economic growth. Andurand's oil hedge fund to turn investors away from June The world's largest oil exporter just made a policy swerve, moving from advocating higher prices to trying to stop the rally Gasoline futures in NY were set for the first weekly decline since early May, and traded at $2.1917 a gallon. "The message was delivered loud and clear to Saudi Arabia". The second could allow the group to boost output more significantly, as other members offset losses from the collapse in Venezuela's oil industry.