Venezuelan Oil Minister is visiting oil-producing countries in a bid to boost prices

Announced by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the Venezuelan Oil Minister Aaolockheo del Pino will start Saturday tour of countries members of OPEC and outside the framework of an attempt to reach a consensus between the oil - producing countries on a strategy to boost crude oil prices.
Seeks months Venezuela facing financial hardship to mobilize oil producers are about to reach an agreement to limit production as a means to control the abundance of the global supply of oil since but the top oil exporters are focusing on what appears to maintain their market share even more of their focus on price increases, as "Reuters" reported.
Mador said in a television broadcast , "leave on a tour include OPEC and non - OPEC countries , " Maduro did not say which countries he will visit Del Pino.
He added that $ 70 a barrel would be "reasonably fair" and described it as " a necessary goal can be achieved easily." Maduro said that the Foreign Minister will be accompanied by Delsey Rodriguez del Pino during the tour.
Russia said the largest oil producer in the world on Monday it saw no basis to hold new talks on a freeze on oil production, but said it was ready to conduct negotiations.
Since the fall in oil prices in 2014 Venezuela has repeatedly tried to broker agreements to freeze oil production and reduce an oversupply but without achieving much success.
OPEC members and other oil producers did not succeed, including Russia , to reach an agreement on freezing production at a meeting in Doha in April.
It is scheduled that OPEC members will meet informally next September.
And facing Venezuela , which gets almost all foreign currency from oil economic crisis led to a rise in its inflation rate to the highest level in the world and to the chronic shortage of food and medicine.
Maduro said that his Government was the victim of an "economic war" led by political opponents with the help of Washington.