Saudi Arabia will cut its oil exports to the U.S. in a continued effort to reduce a global supply glut cramping prices, the Wall Street Journal reported.
State-owned Saudi Arabian Oil Co. will reduce U.S. exports to about 1 million bpd in June, then 850,000 bpd in July. That's the lowest level since 1988, according to EIA data.
August will bring another decline to 750,000 bpd, which is the lowest export amount for that month since 2009.
OPEC in November announced a production cut for global suppliers, but the U.S. has filled a large part of the void. Saudi Aramco increased U.S. export prices for light and medium grades by 50 cents for July shipments to keep the U.S. from stockpiling oil.
Crude prices have declined 9% in the last three weeks and 14% this year.
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