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OPEC to attend Iraq Energy Forum 2022

10 May 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.

28th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

05 May 2022 | 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.

Outcome of the Extraordinary 183rd Meeting of the OPEC Conference

31 Mar 2022 | 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.

27th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

31 Mar 2022 | 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.

Barkindo named Atlantic Council Distinguished Fellow in recognition of his outstanding achievements

27 Mar 2022 | OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was today named a Distinguished Fellow of the Atlantic Council in acknowledgement of his outstanding achievements as Secretary General of the Organization and contributions to the global energy community.

26th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes

02 Mar 2022 | Following the conclusion of the 26th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, held via videoconference on 2 March 2022, and based on internal consultation held exclusively by the OPEC and participating non-OPEC oil-producing countries in the Declaration of Cooperation of (DoC), it was noted that current oil market fundamentals and the consensus on its outlook pointed to a well-balanced market, and that current volatility is not caused by changes in market fundamentals but by current geopolitical developments.

IEA, IEF and OPEC Hold 12th Symposium On Energy Outlooks

16 Feb 2022 | [Joint Press Release] The International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Energy Forum (IEF) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today hosted the 12th IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks.

Barkindo receives special award at EGYPS 2022

14 Feb 2022 | OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was presented today with a special award in recognition and honouring of his achievements as Secretary General of the Organization.

OPEC Secretary General participates in EGYPS 2022 in Cairo

14 Feb 2022 | OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today participated in the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) 2022, which is being held in Cairo between 14 and 16 February 2022.

25th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes

02 Feb 2022 | Following the conclusion of the 25th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM), held via videoconference on Wednesday, 2 February 2022, and in view of current oil market fundamentals and the consensus on the outlook, the OPEC and participating non-OPEC oil-producing countries in the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) decided to:

24th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

04 Jan 2022 | Following the formal conclusion of the 23rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM) held via videoconference on Thursday December 2, 2021, and in view of current oil market fundamentals and the consensus on its outlook, the OPEC and participating non-OPEC oil-producing countries:

Special Meeting of the OPEC Conference appoints next Secretary General

03 Jan 2022 | A Special Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held via videoconference on Monday, 3 January 2022, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Congo's Minister of Hydrocarbons and Head of its Delegation.

Communique of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO)

14 Dec 2021 | Communique of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO).

41st Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers.

The Declaration of Cooperation of OPEC and non-OPEC oil-producing countries reaches five years

10 Dec 2021 | The Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) between OPEC Member Countries and 10 non-OPEC oil-producing countries turned five today, 10 December 2021.

23rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting

02 Dec 2021 | The 23rd OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM), was held via videoconference, on Thursday December 2, 2021. The Meeting remains in session.

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