Press Releases 2007

146th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

05 Dec 2007 | The 146th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 5 December 2007, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Dr Chakib Khelil, Minister of Energy and Mines of Algeria and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 146th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

05 Dec 2007 | by HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and President of the Conference

Second High-Level OPEC-China Roundtable

24 Oct 2007 | The Second High-level OPEC-China Roundtable on Energy was held in Beijing on 24 October 2007. This important event was jointly organised by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the People's Republic of China and the OPEC Secretariat.

Press Statement by OPEC Secretary General

16 Oct 2007 | Statement by HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General

Resolutions of the 145th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Oct 2007 | The 145th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, Austria on 11 September 2007, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

145th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Sep 2007 | The 145th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 11 September 2007, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation, and its Alternate President, HE Dr. Chakib Khelil, Minister of Energy and Mines of Algeria and Head of its Delegation.

Opening address to the 145th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

11 Sep 2007 | by HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, President of the Conference and Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates

OPEC releases Annual Statistical Bulletin 2006

30 Jul 2007 | The 2006 edition of the OPEC Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) will be published on Tuesday, 31 July 2007, at 16:00 (CET).

Press Statement by Abdalla Salem El-Badri, OPEC Secretary General

11 Jul 2007 | "High oil prices, which we are now witnessing, are not a consequence of insufficient crude supplies. Inventory data, continues to demonstrate that crude stocks are ample. US crude stocks are now at 9 year highs. While OECD stocks are healthy, and are above their 5 year average. This data, therefore, shows us very clearly, that current high oil prices are not in any way related to crude supplies.

OPEC releases its 2007 World Oil Outlook

26 Jun 2007 | “With energy central to poverty alleviation, social progress, economic expansion and the enhancement of sustainable development for us all, it is helpful we have platforms for discussion and exchanges of views about how the energy system might evolve in this regard”, Abdalla Salem El-Badri, OPEC Secretary General, said at the launch of the annual publication at a meeting of OPEC’s Economic Commission Board in Vienna, today. “The release of OPEC’s 2007 World Oil Outlook is an essential element in this process.

Further significant developments in the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue

21 Jun 2007 | The fourth ministerial-level meeting of the energy dialogue between the European Union (EU) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held in Vienna, Austria, today.

Statement by HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General of OPEC, on Oil Market Fundamentals

14 Jun 2007 | OPEC continues to monitor global oil markets closely. We have remained vigilant and we will continue to do so by closely observing market developments.

EU-OPEC Roundtable on Energy Policies

30 May 2007 | The European Union (EU) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held a joint Roundtable on Energy Policies in Brussels, Belgium, on 30 May 2007.

Fifth Joint OPEC/IEA Workshop

18 May 2007 | A joint workshop was organised over the past two days in Bali by the IEA and OPEC on Asian Oil Demand: Outlook and Challenges. This event, hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, was the fifth in a series of workshops that demonstrates a further strengthening in the dialogue and cooperation between these two Organizations.

Resolutions of the 144th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

15 Apr 2007 | The 144th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, Austria, on 15 March 2007, 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 144th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

15 Mar 2007 | by HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, President of the Conference and Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates

144th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

15 Mar 2007 | The 144th (Ordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) convened in Vienna, Austria, on 15 March 2007, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates and Head of its Delegation.

Resolutions of the 143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference

14 Jan 2007 | The 143rd (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on 14 December 2006, 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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