Resolutions of the 137th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

No 18/2005
Vienna, Austria
20 Oct 2005

The 137th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, Austria, on September 19–20, 2005, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

Resolution No 137.418

The Conference,

having regard to the rules laid down in the Statute of the Organization, in particular Article 21; whereas in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 128.405, the term of office of the Governor for Algeria as Chairman of the Board of Governors expires on December 31, 2005;

appoints

Dr Maizar Rahman, Governor for Indonesia, as Chairman of the Board of Governors for a period of one year from January 1, 2006; and

appoints

Mr Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, Governor for the Islamic Republic of Iran, as Alternate Chairman for the same period.

Resolution No 137.419

The Conference,

upon the recommendation of the Board of Governors,

approves

the appointment of KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungs GmbH to act as auditors for the financial year 2005 and to submit a report thereon.

Resolution No 137.420

The Conference,

resolves

that the next Ordinary Meeting of the Conference shall be convened in Vienna, Austria, on March 8, 2006.

Done in Vienna, this twentieth day of September 2005.

Head of the Delegation of
Algeria
Dr Chakib Khelil
Head of the Delegation of
Indonesia
Thomas A. Samodra Sriwidjaja
Head of the Delegation of
Islamic Republic of Iran
Seyed Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh
Head of the Delegation of
Iraq
Tariq Aqrawi
Head of the Delegation of
Kuwait
Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Ahmad
Al-Sabah
Head of the Delegation of
the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Dr Fathi Hamed Ben Shatwan
Head of the Delegation of
Nigeria
Dr Edmund M. Daukoru
Head of the Delegation of
Qatar
Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah
Head of the Delegation of
Saudi Arabia
Ali I. Naimi
Head of the Delegation of
United Arab Emirates
Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli
Head of the Delegation of
Venezuela
Rafael Ramírez