News 2019

OPEC daily basket price stood at $59.94 a barrel Tuesday, 20 August 2019

21 Aug 2019 | Vienna, Austria, 21 August 2019--The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $59.94 a barrel on Tuesday, compared with $59.46 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (View Archives).

Iraq’s Minister of Oil: Cooperation will enhance market stability and investment potential

12 Jul 2019 | The extension of production adjustments under the ‘Declaration of Cooperation’ (DoC) will help stabilize the market and reduce price volatility, says HE Thamir Abbas Al-Ghadhban, Iraq’s Minister of Oil, who also praised the “very good” atmosphere between the 14 OPEC countries and their 10 non-OPEC partners.

OPEC highlights its 2020 oil market forecast in the July Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR), released today

11 Jul 2019 | Vienna, Austria, 11 July 2019.

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 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 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 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.