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45th JMMC Meeting, 33rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting to convene in person in Vienna

01 Oct 2022 | The 45th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) and the 33rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting will take place in person at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

Historic ‘Algiers Accord’ reaches six years

28 Sep 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today marks the sixth anniversary of the adoption of the landmark ‘Algiers Accord’ on 28 September 2016 in Algiers, Algeria.

8th OPEC International Seminar to take place on 5-6 July 2023

26 Sep 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will host the 8th OPEC International Seminar at the Imperial Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, on 5-6 July 2023 under the theme, ‘Towards a Sustainable and Inclusive Energy Transition’.

OPEC marks its 62nd Anniversary

14 Sep 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) marks the 62nd Anniversary of its founding.

32nd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

05 Sep 2022 | The 32nd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held via videoconference on 5 September 2022.

Tribute to the late OPEC Secretary General Barkindo and welcoming of the new OPEC Secretary General Al Ghais

03 Aug 2022 |

31st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

03 Aug 2022 |  The 31st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held via videoconference on 3 August 2022.

Haitham Al Ghais takes office as OPEC Secretary General

01 Aug 2022 | His Excellency Haitham Al Ghais of Kuwait today took office as Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at the Organization’s Secretariat in Vienna, Austria.

Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo: an OPEC icon, a dear friend to many

06 Jul 2022 | It is with immense sorrow and sadness that the OPEC Secretariat learnt of the passing of the OPEC Secretary General, His Excellency, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, in his home country of Nigeria. He was the much-loved leader of the OPEC Secretariat and his passing is a profound loss to the entire OPEC Family, the oil industry and the international community.

OPEC Secretary General meets Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

05 Jul 2022 | The President of Nigeria, HE Muhammadu Buhari, received OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and an accompanying delegation from the OPEC Secretariat in Abuja, Nigeria.

30th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

30 Jun 2022 | The 30th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held via videoconference on 30 June 2022. In view of current oil market fundamentals and the consensus on its outlook, the OPEC and participating non-OPEC oil producing countries agreed to:

OPEC’s 2022 Annual Statistical Bulletin launched in Vienna

28 Jun 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today launched its flagship Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) 2022. The event was held in a hybrid format.

OPEC’s Annual Statistical Bulletin to be launched on 28 June 2022

23 Jun 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will launch the 2022 edition of its Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB) on Tuesday, 28 June 2022, at 10:00 (CEST) at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, Austria. The event will be held in a hybrid format.

OPEC Secretary General receives special decoration from host country Austria

22 Jun 2022 | OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, received the Republic of Austria’s prestigious silver decoration with sash today in acknowledgement of his achievements during his two terms as Secretary General.

OPEC’s history book launched in Al-Shaab Hall, Baghdad

19 Jun 2022 | The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the Ministry of Oil of Iraq have launched a history book titled ‘OPEC 60 years and beyond: A story of courage, cooperation and commitment’ in Baghdad.

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