Meanwhile, an industry report Tuesday showed US crude stockpiles increased 1.25 million barrels last week, defying expectations for a decline ahead of government data Wednesday.
The Joint Technical Committee consists of members from OPEC and non-OPEC producers that coordinates the groups' current supply agreement.
November WTI and December Brent CrudeOil should continue to push higher throughout the session as long as a possible supply shortage remains the theme.
"No country is allowed to take over the share of other members for production and exports of oil under any circumstance, and the Ministerial Conference has not issued any licence for such actions", Iran's oil ministry news agency SHANA quoted Kazem Gharibabadi, the permanent envoy to Vienna-based organizations, as saying.
With almost 50 days to go before new U.S. oil sanctions against Iran enter into force, U.S. President Donald Trump has already managed to crush the country's petroleum exports, dealing severe economic damage to Tehran.
Oil eased on Wednesday, but held near its highest level this year, as concerns that producers may fail to cover a supply shortfall once United States sanctions on Iran come into force outweighed an increase in U.S. inventories.
West Texas Intermediate for October delivery was at $68.93 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 6 cents, at 12:38 p.m.in Seoul.
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However, potential supply cuts caused by US sanctions on Iran, the third-largest producer among the members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), are providing some support for oil prices.
Shale explorers added last week the most oil rigs in a month as a pipeline bottleneck in the busy U.S. Permian Basin is encouraging drilling in other areas.
Reutersreported on September 5 that Saudi Arabia wanted oil to stay between $70 and $80 to keep a balance between maximizing revenue and keeping a lid on prices until USA congressional elections.
The supply concerns outweighed an increase in oil inventories in the United States reported late on Tuesday.
However, the market was tempered by an escalation in the China-US trade war that has clouded the outlook for crude demand from the world's top oil consumers.
Intensifying trade tensions between the USA and China could hit economic growth and reduce crude oil demand next year, while supply disruption risks could push prices further upward, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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Musk said the Japanese entrepreneur would pay "a lot of money" for the trip, but declined to disclose the exact amount. The trip to the Moon is expected to last a week and would carry the first non-American human beyond the Earth's orbit.
The South Korean president has also said he will focus on easing military tensions and promoting talks on denuclearisation. The peninsula has remained split since the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty.
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Both sides have tried to "de-dramatise" the issue and are sounding more upbeat that a deal is in reach. She welcomed Malta's prime minister Joseph Muscat to Downing Street for talks ahead of the summit.
President Trump will visit Texas in October to stump for Cruz. "I think what he's fighting for doesn't work", Cruz said. Cruz said survivors told him they do not want gun control and instead want more armed police officers in schools.
Three more deaths have been reported in northeastern Cagayan province, where the typhoon made landfall before dawn Saturday. Four people died in the province of Guangdong in southern China , BBC News reported.
The president said he was "totally supporting" Kavanaugh and rejected calls for the FBI to investigate the accusation. In response to the letter , Grassley wrote that the invitation for a Monday hearing "still stands".
SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023
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Wiggins responds to Jimmy Butler, Stephen Jackson
Butler is downplaying his fractured relationship with Towns as a reason for wanting a trade, league sources said . Now he also must balance the possibility of Butler leaving, and how the franchise should best handle that.
Hurricane Florence weakens to tropical depression
Experts say Mangkhut may well end up being the deadlier storm, though Florence could tally a higher insured damage total. On Thursday, Florence was a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale with 120-mph winds (193 km).
Koreas open joint liaison office
Some businesspeople who used to run companies in a now-shuttered industrial park in Kaesong were invited to the opening ceremony. But its operation was suspended in 2016 amid an escalating standoff over North Korea's long-range rocket launches.