LAGOS, June 7 (Reuters) - OPEC and its allies expect oil
inventories to fall further in the coming months, OPEC's
secretary general said on Monday, suggesting efforts by the
producers to support the market are succeeding.
Oil stocks in the developed world nations fell by 6.9
million barrels in April, Mohammad Barkindo said in a virtual
appearance at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, 160
million barrels lower than the same time one year ago, making
the figure public for the first time.
"We expect to see further drawdowns in the months ahead," he
(Reporting By Alex Lawler and Libby George; editing by David