OPEC+ output rises 170,000 b/d, quota gap at 3.6 mil b/d Saudi Arabia pumps near quota, but Russia stagnates Nigeria hits lowest since Platts survey began in 1988 Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The OPEC+ alliance boosted crude production by 170,000 b/d in September to the group’s highest since April 2020, according to the latest Platts survey by S&P Global Commodity Insights, but remains shy of pre-pandemic levels with several members pumping massively below their quotas. OPEC’s 13 countries produced 29.75 million b/d, a rise of 190,000 b/d from August, while Russia and eight other allies added 13.26 million b/d, down 20,000 b/d. The September performance was aided by sizable gains from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Libya, which more than offset losses from long-struggling Angola and Nigeria, which hit their lowest in the 34-year history of the Platts survey. […]