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OPEC daily basket price stood at $43.31 a barrel Thursday, 9 July 2020

10 Jul 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 10 July 2020--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $43.31 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $43.44 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives).

IHS Markit interviews OPEC Secretary General on oil market developments

09 Jul 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 9 July 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was interviewed by Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President at IHS Markit, to discuss the conditions and recent developments in the global oil market.

OPEC holds special workshop on secondary sources for oil data

09 Jul 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 9 July 2020--The OPEC Secretariat today held a technical workshop via videoconference with industry experts from select agencies that provide data from secondary sources to OPEC. The exchange aimed to share valuable insights and views among stakeholders on current oil market developments.

OPEC Secretary General welcomes new OPEC President

06 Jul 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 6 July 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today held an online meeting with HE Abdelmadjid Attar, Algeria’s newly appointed Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference, to discuss global oil market developments and the progress made in implementing the recent decisions of the OPEC Conference and the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meetings.

OPEC Secretary General participates in high-level roundtable on Africa’s energy sector

30 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 30 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today participated in an African Ministerial Roundtable to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Africa’s energy sector, as well as emerging challenges and opportunities. The roundtable was co-hosted by Senegal’s Ministry of Petroleum and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

HE Barkindo participates in a webinar hosted by the Canada-UAE Business Council

29 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 29 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, together with HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE’s Minister of Energy and Industry, and HE Jason Kenney, Premier of Alberta, Canada, participated in a webinar dialogue session hosted by the Canada-UAE Business Council to discuss the ‘Energy issues in the post-COVID-19 world’.

OPEC Secretary General holds video meeting with Brazil’s Minister of Energy

22 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 22 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today met with Bento Albuquerque, Minister of Energy of Brazil, via videoconference to discuss recent oil market developments and the landmark decisions reached at the recent OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meetings, as well as the outcome of the Emergency Meeting of the G20 Energy Ministers.

OPEC to host special technical workshop “OPEC at 60”

17 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 17 June 2020-- The OPEC Secretariat will kick off the commemoration of its diamond anniversary by hosting a special technical workshop, titled “OPEC at 60”, on Tuesday, 23 June 2020, via videoconference.

OPEC Secretary General welcomes new Iraqi Oil Minister

17 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 17 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, held a webinar meeting with Iraq’s new Oil Minister, HE Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael, to welcome the Minister to OPEC and discuss oil market developments and the outcome of the June Ministerial Meetings.

OPEC’s Secretary General holds video meeting with Colombia’s Mines and Energy Minister

15 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 15 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, held a bilateral webinar meeting today with HE María Fernanda Suárez Londoño, Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia.

OPEC Secretary General holds video meeting with Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy

15 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 15 June 2020-- HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, held a bilateral meeting via webinar with HE Tina Bru, Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy. Topics include COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and oil market, the G20 Extraordinary Energy Ministers Meeting, and recent OPEC/non-OPEC Ministerial Meetings. Norway is a key non-OPEC producing country that has had a long and outstanding relationship with OPEC.

OPEC Secretary General holds video meeting with Alberta’s Energy Minister

10 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 10 June 2020--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, held a bilateral meeting with HE Sonya Savage, Minister of Energy for Alberta, Canada, via videoconference to discuss oil market developments and the historic decisions reached at the 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting held on 6 June 2020.

New Oil Minister confirms Iraq’s full commitment to OPEC and non-OPEC decisions

09 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 9 June 2020--Iraq’s new Minister of Oil, HE Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael, confirmed in a phone call with HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy and Chairman of the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, his country’s full commitment to the decisions taken at the 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting held on Saturday, 6 June 2020.

Iraq renews its full commitment to OPEC+ decisions

06 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 6 June 2020--Iraq has renewed its full commitment to the oil production adjustments decisions reached in April 2020 by OPEC Members Countries and non-OPEC oil producing countries participating in the Declaration of Cooperation, noting the importance of team spirit and joint efforts to achieve stability and balance in the global oil market.

The 7th Technical Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC Countries of the DoC convenes via videoconference

04 Jun 2020 | Vienna, Austria, 4 June 2020--The Technical Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC Countries participating under the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) is convening for the 7th time, via videoconference in Vienna.

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