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OPEC daily basket price stood at $51.80 a barrel Friday, 20 January 2017

23 Jan 2017 | Vienna, Austria, 23 January 2017--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $51.80 a barrel on Friday, compared with $51.45 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives)

OPEC Secretary General named ‘Man of the Year’

05 Jan 2017 | Vienna, Austria, 5 January 2017--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has been named ‘Man of the Year’ for 2016 by The Daily, the leading African online newspaper.

OPEC Secretary General Congratulates El-Badri on Platts Award

16 Dec 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 16 December 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has congratulated former OPEC Secretary General, HE Abdalla Salem El-Badri, on recently been honoured at the Platts Global Energy Awards in the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ category.

OPEC Secretary General receives Japanese State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

02 Dec 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 2 December 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, received HE Yosuke Takagi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, and his accompanying delegation today at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

APPA pledges support for OPEC’s initiatives

02 Dec 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 2 December 2016--The African Petroleum Producers' Association (APPA) has pledged its full support for OPEC’s ongoing efforts to reverse the decline in the price of crude, which has affected the international oil market since the middle of 2014.

OPEC Secretary General meets Heads of Delegation on eve of Conference

30 Nov 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 30 November 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, met with OPEC Member Country Heads of Delegation yesterday at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, Austria, on the eve of the 171st Meeting of the Conference.

Mayor of Vienna receives OPEC Secretary General

24 Nov 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 24 November 2016--HE Michael Häupl, Mayor of the City of Vienna, received OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, on Thursday, 24 November 2016, during a courtesy visit to Vienna City Hall (the Wiener Rathaus).

OPEC Secretary General participates in ADIPEC 2016

14 Nov 2016 | Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 November 2016--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, last week attended the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2016, alongside a delegation from the OPEC Secretariat.  ADIPEC is one of the largest global oil and gas industry events, bringing together around 100,000 oil and gas industry professionals from 120 countries around the world.

Austrian Federal Chancellor receives OPEC Secretary General

13 Nov 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 13 November 2016--HE Christian Kern, the Austrian Federal Chancellor, received the OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, on Friday, 11 November 2016, at the Federal Chancellery in Vienna.

“Significant progress” made since Algiers Accord - Barkindo

01 Nov 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 1 November 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, gave a telephone interview to the host of "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas". The interview was broadcast on Monday, 31 October.

OPEC Secretary General meets with Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister

29 Oct 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 29 October 2016--OPEC Secretary General HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo received Azerbaijani Minister of Energy HE Natig Aliyev and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna, Galib Israfilov, prior to the OPEC–non-OPEC 1st Meeting of the High-level Committee, held at the OPEC Secretariat on Saturday.

OPEC Secretary General speaks at Oil & Money conference in London

19 Oct 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 19 October 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was yesterday joined by the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, Dr Fatih Birol, on a two-man panel session at the Oil & Money conference in London. The session was moderated by Alex Schindelar, News Editor at Energy Intelligence.

OPEC Secretary General visits the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C.

13 Oct 2016 | Vienna, Austria, 13 October 2016--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and a delegation from the OPEC Secretariat, visited the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Thursday (06 October) during participation at the International Monetary Fund/World Bank meetings and held talks on various oil and energy-related matters.

OPEC Ministers, Secretary General hold oil talks in Istanbul

12 Oct 2016 | Istanbul, Turkey, 12 October 2016--OPEC Conference President HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada and the Organization’s Secretary General HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo held a series of informal meetings with OPEC and non-OPEC oil and energy ministers on the sidelines of the 23rd World Energy Congress (WEC) here yesterday.

OPEC Secretary General in panel debate at World Energy Congress

12 Oct 2016 | Istanbul, Turkey, 12 October 2016--OPEC Secretary General HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo discussed the international oil market and the challenges facing producers in a panel debate at the 23rd World Energy Congress (WEC) here yesterday.

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