The White house declined to comment on OPEC’s decision

В Белом доме отказались комментировать решение ОПЕК

The US administration has not yet analyzed the decision to reduce oil production by the OPEC countries, but intends to monitor the situation on the world market in connection with it, said press Secretary of the White house Josh Ernest.

“I saw media reports about it. I don’t know about any special briefings to the government on this vote (OPEC — ed.). Earlier already there were cases when there were statements from OPEC, which did not lead to policy change, which they (OPEC members) is carried out. Of course, we will be watching to see what effect will have this (the last) application,” said Ernest at a press briefing, answering the question, are in the White house the growth of prices for gasoline in the United States in connection with the decision of OPEC.

The agreement reached by OPEC on Wednesday, the agreement is to reduce from 1 January 2017 oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day, up to 32.5 million. At the same time, as the President of OPEC, Minister of energy and industry of Qatar Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada, the agreement provides for OPEC production cuts by countries outside the cartel, 600 thousand barrels per day, and Russia agreed to reduce by 300 thousand.