Resolutions of the 132nd Meeting of the OPEC Conference

No 17/2004
Vienna, Austria
15 Oct 2004

The 132nd Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, Austria, on September 15, 2004, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

Resolution No 132.411

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 Venezuela as Chairman of the Board of Governors expires on December 31, 2004;

appoints

Mr Hamid Dahmani, the Governor for Algeria, as Chairman of the Board of Governors for a period of one year from January 1, 2005; and

appoints

Dr Maizar Rahman, Governor for Indonesia, as Alternate Chairman for the same period.

Resolution No 132.412

The Conference,

upon the recommendation of the Board of Governors,

approves

the appointment of KPMG Alpen-Treuhand GmbH to act as auditors for the financial year 2004 and to submit a report thereon.

Resolution No 132.413

The Conference resolves that the next Ordinary Meeting of the Conference shall be convened in Mahmoud Abad, Islamic Republic of Iran, on March 16, 2005.

Done in Vienna, Austria, this Fifteenth Day of September 2004.

Head of the Delegation of Algeria, Dr Chakib Khelil

Head of the Delegation of Indonesia, Dr Purnomo Yusgiantoro

Head of the Delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran, Bijan Namdar Zangeneh

Head of the Delegation of Iraq, Thamir Ghadhban

Head of the Delegation of Kuwait, Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

Head of the Delegation of the Socialist Peoples Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Dr Fathi Hamed Ben Shatwan

Head of the Delegation of Nigeria, Dr Edmund Maduabebe 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, Obaid Bin Saif Al-Nasseri

Head of the Delegation of Venezuela, Rafael Ramirez