OPEC daily basket price stood at $42.93 a barrel Thursday, 21 July 2016

22 Jul 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 22 July 2016--The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $42.93 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $42.73 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives)

Saudi King Hosts Barkindo

07 Jul 2016 | 7 July 2016--King Salman Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, Saturday (July 2), hosted OPEC Secretary General-designate Dr. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo to iftar at the Royal Palace in Makkah.

OPEC Secretariat sends condolences to Ecuador

19 Apr 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 19 April 2016--The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) Secretariat has expressed its sincerest condolences to the government and people of Ecuador following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on the 16th of April, 2016.

Member Country professionals attend training on OPEC and the oil market

03 Mar 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 3 March 2016--High-potential, mid-level professionals from OPEC Member Countries learned about the structures and function of various departments at the Secretariat and gained insight into the oil market during a one-week training course held at the OPEC headquarters from 22–26 February.

Equitable energy ambitions - OPEC Secretary General

05 Nov 2015 | The world’s leading economies must strike a balance between renewables development and providing access to energy for those currently living without, ensuring that modern energy services are a realistic and attainable goal for all, writes Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General, OPEC.

Students express appreciation for “unique” OPEC Seminar experience

17 Jun 2015 | Vienna, Austria, 17 June 2015--A group of students that attended the 6th OPEC International Seminar in Vienna on June 3-4 has written to the Organization, thanking it for providing them with a “unique” experience and for “promoting the youth of our countries”.

Security of energy supplies inextricably linked with demand - El-Badri

08 May 2015 | Vienna, Austria, 8 May 2015--An Article by OPEC Secretary General, HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, for the publication produced for the 41st G7 Summit, which will be held in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria, Germany on June 7–8, 2015.

Interview by OPEC's Director of Research Division

07 May 2015 | Vienna, Austria, 7 May 2015--The Director of Research Division at the OPEC Secretariat, Dr. Omar S. Abdul-Hamid, gave an interview to Siemens magazine "Pictures of the Future". The interview was published in the Spring 2015 issue.

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