Oil prices slid on Thursday after OPEC and allies such as Russia agreed to ease record supply curbs from August, though the drop was cushioned by hopes for a swift US demand pick-up after a bigger-than-expected drawdown from the country's crude stocks.
Brent crude fell 13 cents, or 0.3%, at $43.66 a barrel by 0015 GMT, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped 18 cents, or 0.
4%, to $41.02 a barrel. They rose 2% the previous day, helped by the U.S. crude inventories drop.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting.