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OPEC’s 20th Annual Statistical Meeting begins

17 May 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 17 May 2021--The 20th Annual Statistical Meeting (ASM) of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has started via videoconference.

OPEC daily basket price stood at $66.16 a barrel Friday, 14 May 2021

17 May 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 17 May 2021--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $66.16 a barrel on Friday, compared with $66.78 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations (view archives).

IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium discusses COVID-19 recovery, post-pandemic prospects

28 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 28 April 2021--The International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Energy Forum (IEF) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today held the Fifth IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Coal and Gas Market Outlooks via videoconference.

OPEC Secretary General conveys his condolences to the people of Iraq following tragic fire at Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital

26 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 26 April 2021--HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, in a letter to HE Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael, Iraq’s Minister of Oil and Head of its Delegation to OPEC, extended his deep and sincere condolences to the Government and People of Iraq on the tragic loss of life following a fire in Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday, 24 April 2021.

DoC JTC meets to review oil market developments

26 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 26 April 2021--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) held its 51st meeting via videoconference to review oil market conditions in preparation for the 29th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) and the 16th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting (ONOMM) scheduled for Wednesday, 28 April 2021.

OPEC Secretary General congratulates Professor Bordoff of Columbia University on his new assignment

23 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 23 April 2021--HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, in a letter extended his congratulations to Professor Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, on his new role as Co-Founding Dean of the Columbia Climate School.

The Fifth IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Coal and Gas Market Outlooks to be held on 28 April

23 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 23 April 2021--The International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Energy Forum (IEF) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will hold the Fifth Symposium on Coal and Gas Market Outlooks on Wednesday, 28 April 2021, via videoconference.

OPEC to hold special workshop on energy and information technology

15 Apr 2021 | Vienna, Austria, 15 April 2021--The OPEC Secretariat will host the Third Workshop on Energy and Information Technology on Wednesday, 26 May 2021, via videoconference.

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.

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