OPEC’s much-anticipated 177th meeting ended late Thursday in Vienna without any conclusion or a potential deal in sight, as ministers left in a rush without responding to most questions from the media. 

The organization’s meeting started more than two hours late on Thursday at 1715 local time (1615 GMT) and ended around 2305 local time (2205 GMT).

After almost six hours behind closed doors, OPEC member countries’ energy and oil ministers failed to reach an agreement on extending the current oil production cut or deepening it.

A news conference that was due to be held following all OPEC ministerial

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