NO. 24

13 MARCH 1995


OPEC Crude Production Rises To 25.1Mn B/D In February

After falling back somewhat in January, OPEC's crude oil production rose bysome 210,000 b/d to reach 25.1mn b/d in February, according to MEES estimates(see table below). This is nearly 500,000 b/d above OPEC's official productionceiling of 24.52mn b/d.

The February increase was largely attributable to a boost of 240,000 b/d inoutput from Iran. According to MEES data (for details see page A?), Iraniancrude...