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OPEC daily basket price stood at $63.39 a barrel Wednesday, 14 April 2021

15 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 15 April 2021--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $63.39 a barrel on Wednesday, compared with $61.85 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations (view archives).

OPEC participates in the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting

08 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 8 April 2021--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, took part in the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting, which is part of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group’s Board of Governors.

DoC Joint Technical Committee convenes its 50th meeting

30 Mar 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 30 March 2021--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) held its 50th meeting via videoconference to examine oil market developments and related trends.

DoC JTC discusses oil market developments

02 Mar 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 2 March 2021--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) held its 49th meeting via videoconference in preparation for the 27th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) and the 14th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM) scheduled for Wednesday, 3 March 2021, and Thursday, 4 March 2021, respectively.

Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani: an OPEC and oil industry pioneer

23 Feb 2021 | It is with great sadness that OPEC has learnt of the passing of one of the Organization’s and the petroleum industry’s most respected and legendary leaders, Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, at the age of 90. The OPEC Secretariat extends its deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sheikh Yamani and to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

DoC Joint Technical Committee convenes via videoconference

02 Feb 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 2 February 2021--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) held its 48th meeting to assess oil market conditions and examine its developments and trends. The videoconference took place ahead of the 26th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, 3 February 2021.

OPEC congratulates the OPEC Fund on its 45th Anniversary

28 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 28 January 2021--HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, in a letter extended his congratulations to HE Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa, Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development, on its 45th Anniversary.

OPEC Secretary General participates in Platt’s Americas Petroleum and Energy Virtual Conference

27 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 27 January 2021--HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, participated via videoconference in the Americas Petroleum and Energy Conference organized by S&P Global Platts. He focused on the importance of multilateralism in guiding the global energy transition.

OPEC and WEF discuss enhancing cooperation

25 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 25 January 2021--The Organization of the Petroleum Export Countries (OPEC) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) today held a bilateral meeting to explore possible avenues of cooperation and strengthen dialogue between the two Organizations.

Secretary General participates in Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum discussion

19 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 19 January 2021--OPEC’s Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, participated in the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum via videoconference.

OPEC participates in the 11th Gulf Intelligence ‘Global’ UAE Energy Forum

13 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 13 January 2021--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, participated via videoconference in the 11th ‘Global’ UAE Energy Forum, which focused on the 2021 oil and energy outlook.

The DoC’s Joint Technical Committee holds its 47th meeting

03 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 3 January 2021--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) has convened for its 47th meeting via videoconference, in advance of the 25th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) and the 13th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting scheduled for Monday, 4 January 2021.

OPEC offers it condolences on the sad passing of Francisco R. Parra

18 Dec 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 18 December 2020--It was with great sadness that OPEC has learnt of the passing of one of the Organization’s and the petroleum industry’s most respected leaders and scholars, HE Dr. Francisco R. Parra from Venezuela. The OPEC Secretariat extends its deepest and heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

OPEC receives a letter of appreciation from UN Secretary General

17 Dec 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 17 December 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, received a letter of appreciation from the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), HE Antonio Guterres, in a response to a congratulatory letter sent by Secretary General Barkindo on the occasion of the 75th anniversary since the UN Charter entered into force in 1945.

OPEC participates in the Energy Charter Conference 2020

17 Dec 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 17 December 2020--HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, participated in the 31st Meeting of the Energy Charter Conference under the theme “Energy efficiency for all: Innovations and investments.”

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