Resolutions of the 149th Meeting of the OPEC Conference

No 13/2008
Vienna, Austria
10 Oct 2008

The 149th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, held in Vienna, Austria on 9–10 September 2008, adopted the following Resolutions, which, in accordance with customary procedures, have been ratified by the Member Countries and are issued herewith:

Resolution No. 149.437

The Conference,

having regard to the rules laid down in the Statute of the Organization, in particular Article 21; whereas in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 142.431, the term of office of the Governor for Iraq as Chairman of the Board of Governors expires on 31 December 2008;


Miss Siham Abdulrazzak Razzouqi, Governor for Kuwait, as Chairman of the Board of Governors for a period of one year from 1 January 2009; and


Dr Abdullah Ammar Ballut, Governor for the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, as Alternate Chairman for the same period.

Resolution No. 149.438

The Conference,

upon the recommendation of the Board of Governors,


the appointment of KPMG, Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungs GmbH, to act as auditors for the financial year 2008 and to submit a report thereon.

Resolution No. 149.439

The Conference,


that the next Ordinary Meeting of the Conference shall be convened in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday, 15 March 2009.

Done in Vienna, Austria, this Tenth Day of September 2008.

 Head of the Delegation of Algeria
 Dr Chakib Khelil
 Head of the Delegation of Angola
 Desidério da Graça Veríssimo e Costa
 Head of the Delegation of Ecuador
 Dr Galo Chiriboga Zambrano 
 Head of the Delegation of Indonesia
 Dr Purnomo Yusgiantoro
 Head of the Delegation of the
 Islamic Republic of Iran
 Gholamhossein Nozari 
 Head of the Delegation of Iraq
 Dr Hussain Al-Shahristani 
 Head of the Delegation of Kuwait
 Eng. Mohammed A. Al-Aleem 
 Head of the Delegation of the
 Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
 Dr Shokri M. Ghanem
 Head of the Delegation of Nigeria
 Odein Ajumogobia (SAN) 
 Head of the Delegation of Qatar
 Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah
 Head of the Delegation of
 Saudi Arabia
 Ali I. Naimi 
 Head of the Delegation of the
 United Arab Emirates
 Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli 
 Head of the Delegation of Venezuela
 Rafael Ramírez