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OPEC daily basket price stood at $55.19 a barrel Thursday, 14 January 2021

15 Jan 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 15 January 2021--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $55.19 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $55.81 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations (view archives).

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.”

OPEC conveys its condolences on the passing of Dr Abderrahman Khene

15 Dec 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 15 December 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and staff members of the Secretariat have offered their deep and sincere condolences following the sad passing of former OPEC Secretary General, HE Dr Abderrahman Khene of Algeria, aged 89.

OPEC Secretary General participates in Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference

08 Dec 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 8 December 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, participated in the 2020 edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference via videoconference.

OPEC, non-OPEC participants hold 8th Technical Meeting

27 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 27 November 2020--The 8th Technical Meeting of the OPEC and non-OPEC countries of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) has commenced via videoconference.

OPEC’s Economic Commission Board holds its 134th meeting

25 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 25 November 2020--The OPEC Economic Commission Board (ECB) has convened for its 134th meeting via videoconference.

The 46th Meeting of the Joint Technical Committee holds via videoconference

16 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 16 November 2020--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) convened for its 46th meeting via videoconference, in preparation for the 24th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Meeting (JMMC) scheduled for Tuesday, 17 November 2020.

OPEC Secretary General attends 22nd GECF Ministerial Meeting

12 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 12 November 2020--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today participated in the 22nd Meeting of the GECF Ministerial via videoconference.

OPEC participates in GECF Ministerial Roundtable on Natural Gas

11 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria,11 November 2020--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, participated today in a ministerial roundtable hosted by the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) to discuss natural gas and its key role as an energy source in a post-COVID world.

OPEC Secretary General participates in inaugural IEF podcast

02 Nov 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 2 November 2020--Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, and Joseph McMonigle, IEF Secretary General, today discussed a range of energy-related issues in the IEF’s inaugural podcast.

The Joint Technical Committee convenes for its 45th meeting

15 Oct 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 15 October 2020--The 45th Meeting of the Joint Technical Committee (JTC) was held via videoconference, in preparation for the 23rd Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Meeting (JMMC) planned for 19 October 2020.

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