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  • OPEC daily basket price stood at $45.28 a barrel Thursday, 25 August 2016

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  • OPEC Secretary General receives Iraqi Ambassador

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  • OPEC Secretary General meets Algerian Ambassador in Vienna

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Press Releases

Press Releases
  • OPEC President: Despite the Current Decline, Oil Market on the Path to Rebalancing

    “Higher oil demand is expected in the 3rd and 4th Quarters”, HE Dr Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry and current OPEC President said.

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  • El-Badri says farewell to the OPEC Secretariat

    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today paid tribute to HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, departing OPEC Secretary General, following nine and a half years as head of the Organization.

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  • Mohammad Barkindo takes office as OPEC Secretary General

    HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo of Nigeria assumed office on Monday, 1 August 2016 in his role as Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

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  • Gabon Minister visits Secretariat as country rejoins the Organization

    A warm welcome was given to Gabon’s Minister of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, His Excellency Etienne Dieudonné Ngoubou, during a visit to the Secretariat on 30 June 2016.

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Speeches

Speeches
  • Speech by OPEC Secretary General to the 17th International Oil Summit

    Delivered by HE Abdalla S. El-Badri, OPEC Secretary General, at the 17th International Oil Summit, 21 April 2016, Paris, France.

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  • Outlook for Global Oil Markets

    Opening address by HE Abdalla S. El-Badri, OPEC Secretary General, at the Chatham House Conference: Middle East and North Africa Energy 2016, 25 January 2016, London, U.K.

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  • Intervention by OPEC Secretary General to the 3rd Gas Summit of the GECF

    Delivered by HE Abdalla S. El-Badri, Secretary General, to the Third Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), 23 November 2015, Tehran, I.R. Iran.

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  • 6th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable

    Speech delivered by HE Abdalla S. El-Badri, OPEC Secretary General, at the 6th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable, Session 1: 'Oil markets: a new normal or just another cycle, and what does it mean for Asia?', 9 November 2015, Doha, Qatar.

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