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  • OPEC daily basket price stood at $117.20 a barrel Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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  • Barkindo bestowed with Venezuela’s Highest Civilian Honour

    Vienna, Austria, 13 May 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was received by the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, HE Nicolas Maduro Moros, at the Miraflores Palace, Caracas. They held a working meeting to discuss ongoing developments in the oil market. 

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  • DoC technical committee convenes to review oil market developments

    Vienna, Austria, 4 May 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) today held its 62nd Meeting via videoconference to examine the conditions and emerging trends in the global oil market.

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Press Releases

Press Releases
  • OPEC to attend Iraq Energy Forum 2022

    OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, will participate in the 6th Iraq Energy Forum (IEF) in Baghdad, Iraq, which will be held from 18-20 June 2022.

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  • 28th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

    Following the conclusion of the 28th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, held via videoconference on 5th May, it was noted that continuing oil market fundamentals and the consensus on the outlook pointed to a balanced market. It further noted the continuing effects of geopolitical factors and issues related to the ongoing pandemic.

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  • Outcome of the Extraordinary 183rd Meeting of the OPEC Conference

    At the Extraordinary 183rd Meeting of the OPEC Conference held via videoconference today, the Conference, in a short meeting, approved with immediate effect, the replacement of the International Energy Agency (IEA) with Wood Mackenzie and Rystad Energy as secondary sources used to assess OPEC Member Countries crude oil production.

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  • 27th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

    Following the conclusion of the 27th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, held via videoconference on March 31, it was noted that continuing oil market fundamentals and the consensus on the outlook pointed to a well-balanced market, and that current volatility is not caused by fundamentals, but by ongoing geopolitical developments.

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Speeches

Speeches
  • Keynote address by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the MSGBC Oil, Gas and Power Conference and Exhibition held in Dakar, Senegal, 16 December 2021.

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  • Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the ‘Energy Transition: Scenarios for the Future’ session of the 23rd World Petroleum Congress held in Houston, United States, 8 December 2021.

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  • OPEC Statement to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26/CMP 16/CMA 3)

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26/CMP 16/CMA 3), 10 November 2021, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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  • Opening keynote address by OPEC Secretary General

    Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at African Energy Week 2021 held in Cape Town, South Africa, 9 November 2021.

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