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  • OPEC daily basket price stood at $42.07 a barrel Thursday, 17 September 2020

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  • OPEC to hold special workshop on energy and information technology

    Vienna, Austria, 27 August 2020--The OPEC Secretariat will host the Second Workshop on Energy and Information Technology on Monday, 21 September 2020, via videoconference.

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  • OPEC holds special workshop on secondary sources for oil data

    Vienna, Austria, 9 July 2020--The OPEC Secretariat today held a technical workshop via videoconference with industry experts from select agencies that provide data from secondary sources to OPEC. The exchange aimed to share valuable insights and views among stakeholders on current oil market developments.

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Press Releases

Press Releases
  • JMMC focuses on market stability and full conformity

    The 22nd Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) took place via videoconference on Thursday 17 September 2020, under the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, and Co-Chair HE Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.

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  • OPEC turns 60

    The Fourteenth of September 2020 is a very special day for OPEC.  This sees the Organization celebrate its 60th anniversary.

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  • OPEC’s Anniversary celebrations postponed

    The celebrations of OPEC’s 60th Anniversary, which were originally scheduled this month in Baghdad where the Organization was founded, have been postponed.

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  • JMMC reiterates the importance of attaining full conformity for market stability

    The 21st Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) took place via videoconference on Wednesday 19 August 2020, under the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, and Co-Chair HE Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.

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Speeches

Speeches
  • Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 20th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

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  • Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the JMMC

    Delivered by HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy and Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), at the 20th Meeting of the JMMC, 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

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  • Opening Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference

    Delivered by HE Abdelmadjid Attar, Algeria’s Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 20th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

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  • Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at an African Ministerial Roundtable co-hosted by Senegal’s Ministry of Petroleum and the International Energy Agency, 30 June 2020, via videoconference.

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