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OPEC daily basket price stood at $70.81 a barrel Wednesday, 17 April 2019

18 Apr 2019 | Vienna, Austria, 18 April 2019--The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $70.81 a barrel on Wednesday, compared with $70.11 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives).

OPEC Secretary General interviewed by Bloomberg in Baku, Azerbaijan

19 Mar 2019 | HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo speaks to Bloomberg about the positive outcome of the 13th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), and the current oil market environment.

OPEC Secretary General interviewed by Bhushan Bahree, senior director of Energy at IHS Markit

18 Mar 2019 | HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, talks to Bhushan Bahree, senior director of Energy at IHS Markit, about the current oil market environment at CERA Week 2019.

OPEC Secretary General holds a Press Briefing at CERA Week 2019

18 Mar 2019 | HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, held a Press Briefing at CERA Week 2019 in Houston, Texas.

OPEC Secretary General interviewed by CNBC at CERAWeek 2019

13 Mar 2019 | OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, emphasizes key oil market challenges and the importance of the ‘Declaration of Cooperation’ in helping maintain market balance and stability in 2019, during an interview with Brian Sullivan, news anchor at CNBC.

OPEC Secretary General congratulates Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on his reelection

27 Feb 2019 | Vienna, Austria, 27 February 2019--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has extended his congratulations to HE Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, following his election victory.

OPEC Secretary General congratulates President Vladimir Putin on his birthday anniversary

07 Oct 2018 | Vienna, Austria, 7 October 2018--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, extended birthday congratulations to the Russian President, HE Vladimir Putin. He thanked the President for his pivotal contribution to the 'Declaration of Cooperation' process and looked forward to further cooperation in the future. HE Barkindo wished the President long life, good health and many more years of service to Russia.

OPEC to launch 2018 Annual Statistical Bulletin

06 Jun 2018 | Vienna, Austria, 6 June 2018--On Thursday, June 7, the OPEC Secretariat will launch the 53rd edition of the Annual Statistical Bulletin (ASB). This year’s edition provides updated statistical data on the oil and natural gas activities of each of OPEC’s 14 Member Countries. It also contains valuable industry data for various countries around the world and for the world’s major economic areas.

In pilgrimage tour, OPEC’s Secretary General visits India’s historic Digboi Refinery, first oil well

14 Apr 2018 | Digboi, India, 14 April 2018--OPEC’s Secretary General HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo and an OPEC delegation visited on Friday one of the world’s oldest refineries, Digboi, and oil well No.1 in the remote northeastern corner of the country, which is the birthplace of the oil industry in India’s Assam state.

OPEC’s Secretary General meets with India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister

10 Apr 2018 | New Delhi, India, 10 April 2018--OPEC’s Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo and an OPEC delegation met today in New Delhi with HE Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of India, and an accompanying Indian delegation.

OPEC Secretary General meets Ambassador of the Russian Federation

09 Apr 2018 | Vienna, Austria, 9 April 2018--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, met the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Austria and the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and International Organizations in Vienna, HE Mikhail Ulyanov, on 6 April 2018, at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna. They discussed a number of issues including the current oil market situation, the landmark `Declaration of Cooperation` and the evolution of the relationship between OPEC and the Russian Federation.

OPEC Secretary General meets with Iraqi Prime Minister

29 Mar 2018 | Baghdad, Iraq, 29 March 2018--OPEC’s Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and an accompanying delegation met with Iraqi Prime Minister HE Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad today. Also present at the high-level meeting was Iraq’s Oil Minister, HE Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-luiebi.

OPEC Secretary General speaks at 4th Iraq Energy Forum

28 Mar 2018 | Baghdad, Iraq, 28 March 2018--OPEC’s Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, took part in a plenary session entitled “Energy, Economy and Geopolitics” at the 4th Iraq Energy Forum on Wednesday, 28 March 2018.

OPEC Secretary General meets with Speaker of Iraq’s Parliament

28 Mar 2018 | Baghdad, Iraq, 28 March 2018--The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and an accompanying delegation met with the Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, HE Salim Al-Jabouri, on Tuesday in Baghdad. The meeting was also attended by Iraq’s Oil Minister, HE Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-luiebi.

OPEC Secretary General meets with Iraqi Oil Minister

26 Mar 2018 | Baghdad, Iraq, 26 March 2018--OPEC's Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, met with Iraqi Oil Minister, HE Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-luiebi, today in Baghdad. They discussed the oil market outlook and efforts by OPEC and non-OPEC signatories of the 'Declaration of Cooperation' to rebalance the oil market.

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