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As the new type of coronavirus epidemic transformed into a pandemic, transportation and industry came to a halt, rapidly lowering world oil prices. Despite the decline in oil demand, the continuation of oil supply at pre-pandemic levels is shown as the most important reason for this decline.

For the first time in history, the countries’ oil storage capacities have reached a filling point, resulted in the price for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil sharply curtailed Monday, falling into negative territory.

Oil sellers had to pay money to give their oil to buyers. This situation, which is

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