Press Releases 2009

155th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

22 Dec 2009 | The 155th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Luanda, Angola, on 22 December 2009, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Germánico Pinto, Minister of Mines and Petroleum of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 155th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

22 Dec 2009 | by HE Eng José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and President of the Conference.

OPEC moves to new location in Vienna

20 Nov 2009 |

Winner emerges in OPEC 50th Anniversary logo competition

11 Nov 2009 | A winner has emerged in the competition to design a logo for the 50th Anniversary celebration of the founding of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, which comes up next year. She is Ms Lourdes (Lula) Pilay Garcia of Ecuador.

154th (Ordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

10 Sep 2009 | The 154th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 9th and 10th September 2009, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Germánico Pinto, Minister of Mines & Petroleum of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 154th (Ordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

09 Sep 2009 | by HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and President of the Conference

OPEC's Annual Statistical Bulletin and World Oil Outlook for launch July 8, 2009

25 Jun 2009 | OPEC’s 2008 Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) and the 2009 edition of the World Oil Outlook (WOO) will be presented at a press conference to be held at the OPEC Secretariat on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 15.00 hours, Vienna time (GMT+2). The public presentation will be made by the OPEC Secretary General, His Excellency Abdalla Salem El-Badri.

Sixth Meeting of the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue

23 Jun 2009 | The sixth Ministerial-level meeting of the Energy Dialogue between the European Union (EU) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) took place in Vienna today.

Sixth meeting of EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue to be held in Vienna on 23 June 2009

15 Jun 2009 | The sixth high-level meeting of OPEC’s energy dialogue with the European Union (EU) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 23 June.

153rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

28 May 2009 | The 153rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened at OPEC Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, on 28 May 2009, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and Head of its Delegation.

152nd (Ordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

15 Mar 2009 | The 152nd Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 15th March 2009, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Eng. Derlis Palacios Guerrero, Minister of Mines and Petroleum of Ecuador and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 152nd (Ordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

15 Mar 2009 | by HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum of Angola and President of the Conference.

Press Statement by the OPEC Secretary General

06 Mar 2009 | OPEC’s attention has been drawn to a number of recent comments by the IEA, to which I would like to respond.

Resolutions adopted by the 151st Meeting of the OPEC Conference

17 Jan 2009 | The 151st (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Oran, Algeria on 17 December 2008, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

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