ANKARA

The U.S. and Russia’s energy ministers discussed the current situation of the global oil market amid the low crude price environment, the U.S. Department of Energy announced in a statement on Wednesday.

“Today, [U.S. Energy] Secretary Brouillette and Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak had a productive discussion on the current volatility in global oil markets, following President Trump’s March 30 phone call with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin,” the statement said.

“Secretary Brouillette and Minister Novak discussed energy market developments and agreed to continue dialogue among major energy producers and consumers, including through the G20, to address this unprecedented

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