NO. 36

7 JUNE 1993

OPEC's Production Shows Little Change In May

According to MEES estimates, OPEC's crude oil production showed little changein May when it rose by 80,000 b/d to 24.2mn b/d as compared with 24.12mn b/d inApril. The main increase (of 50,000 b/d) actually came from Iraq whose exportsto Jordan (tanker truck deliveries permitted by the UN) and to Turkey and Iran(smuggled oil products delivered by tanker trucks) are reckoned to haveincreased lately to a total of over 100,000...