Press Releases 2010

OPEC 158th (Extraordinary) Meeting concludes

11 Dec 2010 | The 158th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Quito, Ecuador, on 11 December 2010, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Wilson Pástor-Morris, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Masoud Mir-Kazemi, Minister of Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 158th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Dec 2010 | by HE Wilson Pástor-Morris, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and President of the Conference

IEA, IEF and OPEC hosted two events on energy markets:

23 Nov 2010 | Workshop on "Understanding the New Dynamic: How the Physical and Financial Markets for Energy Interact" and Forum on "Energy Market Regulation: Clarity and Coordination", London, UK, 22-23 November 2010

OPEC 157th Meeting concludes

14 Oct 2010 | The 157th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 14 October 2010, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Wilson Pástor-Morris, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Masoud Mir-Kazemi, Minister of Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 157th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

14 Oct 2010 | by HE Wilson Pástor-Morris, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and President of the Conference

OPEC Conference approves new Long-Term Strategy

14 Oct 2010 | OPEC has adopted a new and comprehensive Long-Term Strategy (LTS) at its Ministerial Conference that ended in Vienna today (14 October). The LTS, which has been prepared over the past year, provides a clear and consistent framework for the Organization's future.

OPEC's World Oil Outlook and Annual Statistical Bulletin for launch 4 Nov. 2010

30 Sep 2010 | OPEC's 2010 World Oil Outlook (WOO) and the print edition of the 2009 Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) will be presented at a Press Conference to be held at the OPEC Secretariat on Thursday, 4 November 2010, at 14.00 hours CET.

OPEC gears up for 50th Anniversary Exhibition at Vienna’s historic Kursalon

16 Sep 2010 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is staging a festival of African, Latin American and Middle Eastern art, dance, fashion, food and music as part of activities to celebrate its Golden Jubilee.

OPEC Secretariat receives high-level Mexican delegation

01 Sep 2010 | OPEC Secretary General HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri today received a delegation from Mexico headed by the country's Minister for Foreign Affairs, HE Ambassador Patricia Espinosa. The visit comes as Mexico prepares to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 16/CMP 6) in Cancun from 29 November to 10 December 2010.

Joint conclusion of the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue

28 Jun 2010 | The seventh ministerial-level meeting of the Energy Dialogue between the European Union (EU) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) took place in Brussels today.

OPEC to hold Anniversary quiz for Member Countries

17 Jun 2010 | Young national representatives from Member Countries will be tested on their knowledge of OPEC and the international oil industry at a quiz competition to be held at the Organization’s new Headquarters at the end of June.

OPEC 156th Meeting concludes

17 Mar 2010 | The 156th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 17 March 2010, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Germánico Pinto, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Masoud Mir-Kazemi, Minister of Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 156th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

17 Mar 2010 | by HE Germánico Pinto, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador and President of the Conference

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