The group of states, which includes Russia, said on Saturday that they will cut supplies by 558,000 barrels per day.

Opec announced last month that it would be slashing its own production to ease an oversaturated global market.

It is the first time in 15 years that a global pact has been struck.

In a troubled oil world, the Permian Basin is the gift that keeps on giving.

One portion of the giant field, known as the Wolfcamp formation, was found to hold 20 billion barrels of oil trapped in four layers of shale beneath the desert in West Texas.

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Layoffs: oil and gas companies have cut some 350,000 jobs in the downturn, but what happens when oil prices tick up and demand for talent outstrips supply? It’s a recurring nightmare.