Saudi Arabia is reducing shipments to the US, with exports of crude and petroleum refined products in July at the lowest for the month since 1987, according to data from the Energy Information Administration.
Several investment deals, including on a liquefied project and petrochemical plants, could also be signed during the trip and plans for a $1-billion fund to invest in energy projects are likely to be finalised.
In 2016, Russian Energy Minister Novak visited Saudi Aramco when he visited the Kingdom and met with Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources and Chairman of Saudi Aramco when they discussed topics of mutual interest.
King Salman's landmark visit to Russian Federation, another oil superpower, is as much about opening the country up to foreign investment and pursuing a wide-scale reform agenda that aims to diversify its economy as it is about a political rapprochement between the two countries.
Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter and the largest economy in the Middle East, has taken a series of austerity measures since oil prices collapsed in mid-2014.
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The meeting in Moscow comes hot on the heels of a plan by Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of OPEC, to set up a $1 billion fund to invest in energy projects, announced by Novak on Monday.
Regarding Syria, this joint problem of many countries, a Kremlin adviser believes that King Salman's visit is related to the losses pro-Saudi opposition groups suffered in the Syrian war.
Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia were key to the agreement in 2017 to cut production by around 1.8 million barrels per day for six months and subsequently extend it through March 2018.
Economy declined 2.3% from April to June over the years first three months, impacted by the budget cuts done due to oils lower prices. Some producers favor extending cuts beyond March to the end of 2018 and some think they should reduce supply further, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi said last month. "With the rise in prices, we expect the U.S.to continue pumping higher output, thus impacting market rebalancing".