Press Releases 2006

Opening address to the 143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

14 Dec 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

Opening address to the Plenary Session of the 143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

14 Dec 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

14 Dec 2006 | The 143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Abuja, the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on 14 December 2006, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Dr. Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

OPEC-EU Workshop on the Impact of Financial Markets on the Oil Price Concluded

05 Dec 2006 | [Joint Press Release] The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the European Union (EU) today concluded a two-day Joint Workshop on the Impact of Financial Markets on the Price of Oil. The event was co-chaired by the OPEC Acting Secretary General, Mohammed Barkindo and the EU Director for Conventional Energy Sources, Heinz Hilbrecht

OPEC-EU Workshop on the Impact of the Financial Markets on the Price of Oil

01 Dec 2006 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the European Union (EU) are holding a two-day Joint Workshop on the Impact of Financial Markets on the Price of Oil on 4-5 December in Vienna, Austria. The workshop is the second high-level expert meeting to take place under the OPEC-EU Energy Dialogue, following a Roundtable on Oil Market Developments held in Vienna in November 2005.

Consultative Meeting of the OPEC Conference

20 Oct 2006 | A Consultative Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Doha, Qatar, on 19th and 20th October 2006, under the Chairmanship of the Alternate President of the Conference, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al-Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

Resolutions adopted by the 142nd Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Oct 2006 | The 142nd Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, on 11 September 2006, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

Opening address to the 142nd (Ordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Sep 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

142nd Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Sep 2006 | The 142nd Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 11 September 2006, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Dr. Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

OPEC reassures market of adequate supplies

10 Aug 2006 | OPEC has noted the loss of crude oil output with the partial closure of British Petroleum’s 400,000 b/d Prudhoe Bay oilfield in Alaska and the immediate market reaction arising therefrom.

OPEC reassures market of continuing commitment to stability

14 Jul 2006 | OPEC has noted with concern the strong upward pressure on oil prices of the past few days and wishes to reassure the market of its continuing commitment to order and stability, to the benefit of producers and consumers alike.

Further steps forward in the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue

07 Jun 2006 | [Joint Press Release] The third meeting of the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue took place in Brussels, Belgium, today.

141st (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

01 Jun 2006 | The 141st (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, on 1st June 2006, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Dr. Edmund M. Daukoru, Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 141st (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

01 Jun 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

First OPEC/IMF High-Level Joint Meeting

22 May 2006 | OPEC and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held their first high-level joint meeting in Vienna, Austria, today (22 May).

Fourth Joint OPEC/IEA Workshop

19 May 2006 | [Joint Communiqué] A joint workshop was organised today in Oslo by the IEA and OPEC on Global Oil Demand: Outlook and Uncertainties. This event, hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, was the fourth in a series of workshops that demonstrates a further strengthening in the dialogue and cooperation between these two Organizations.

Statement by OPEC Conference President

24 Apr 2006 | Statement by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the OPEC Conference, Secretary General of OPEC & Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

Resolutions adopted by the 140th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

08 Apr 2006 | The 140th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, on March 8, 2006, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

140th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

08 Mar 2006 | The 140th (Ordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 8 March 2006, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Dr. Edmund Daukoru, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 140th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

08 Mar 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

OPEC Conference President meets Austrian Federal Minister of Economics & Labour

01 Feb 2006 | OPEC Conference President and Secretary General, Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, met with Austria’s Federal Minister of Economics and Labour, Dr Martin Bartenstein, in Vienna this morning.

Opening address to the 139th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

31 Jan 2006 | by HE Dr Edmund Maduabebe Daukoru, President of the Conference and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

139th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

31 Jan 2006 | The 139th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 31 January 2006, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Dr. Edmund Daukoru, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

Resolution of the 138th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

12 Jan 2006 | The 138th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Kuwait, on December 12, 2005, adopted the following Resolution, which, in accordance with customary procedures, has been ratified by the Member Countries and is issued herewith:

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