Production from OPEC’s 12 members again slipped below the 30mn b/d mark last month as supply disruptions in three of the producer group’s African members were compounded by further setbacks in Baghdad’s plans to lift output to a sustained 4mn b/d by end-2014.

Saudi Arabian output too was down sharply in March, with the onset of refining maintenance in Asia. (CONTINUED - 1068 WORDS)