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  • OPEC daily basket price stood at $43.31 a barrel Thursday, 9 July 2020

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  • IHS Markit interviews OPEC Secretary General on oil market developments

    Vienna, Austria, 9 July 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was interviewed by Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President at IHS Markit, to discuss the conditions and recent developments in the global oil market.

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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
  • GECF and OPEC hold first Technical Meeting via videoconference

    [Joint Press Release] OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, met with his counterpart at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, HE Yury Sentyurin, for the inaugural Technical Meeting of the OPEC-GECF Energy Dialogue on 22 June, held via videoconference. The meeting builds upon the bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed last year.

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  • Market rebalancing, full commitment to conformity remains the focus – JMMC

    The 19th Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) was held via videoconference, on Thursday, 18 June 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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  • The 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes

    The 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held via videoconference, on Saturday, 06 June 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 179th Meeting of the Conference concludes

    The 179th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held via videoconference, on 06 June 2020, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Mohamed Arkab, Minister of Energy of Algeria and Head of its Delegation.

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Speeches

Speeches
  • 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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  • Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Webinar on ‘Energy Issues in the post-COVID-19 World’, Azerbaijan Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center), 11 June 2020, via videoconference.

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  • Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 179th Meeting of the OPEC Conference, 6 June 2020, via videoconference.

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  • Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 6 June 2020, via videoconference.

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