Saudi Arabia has launched a rebuke against oil producers that have not fulfilled their share of supply curbs, saying moves to flout the terms of a collective deal were “damaging” for the group as a whole.

“Using tactics to overproduce and hide non-compliance have been tried many times in the past, and always end in failure. They achieve nothing and bring harm to our reputation and credibility,” said Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the kingdom’s energy minister.

“False promises not only discredit those who make them, but also weaken our collective goal . . . being transparent with the market and with this group about production and compliance always pay off,” he said ahead of Sept. 17’s virtual meeting of oil officials that will monitor the supply cuts agreed in April to offset a drop in energy demand due to coronavirus.

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