Despite assistance from decreased supply from Canada & OPEC+ countries, oil prices declined on Monday.

The world’s top oil supplier & second-largest consumer of oil. Analysts warned that recent weak economic data updates from China have raised concerns about demand.

According to experts from Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and JP Morgan, the Organisation of OPEC & its allies, including Russia, have been voluntarily reducing their production since this month. This initiative is known as OPEC+.

JP Morgan reports that as of May 16. The group’s total crude and oil product shipments decreased by 1.7 million barrels per day (bpd).

The IEA issued a dire warning in its most recent monthly report about an impending deficit in the second half. When demand is anticipate to outpace supply by over 2 million bpd.

According to ING, the oil market. Which is anticipate to have a significant deficit over the course of this year’s second half, is concerned about a halt in U.S. drilling activity.