Speeches 2019

Welcoming Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

21 Oct 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 3rd High-Level Meeting of the OPEC-China Energy Dialogue, 21 October 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Closing Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

21 Oct 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 3rd High-Level Meeting of the OPEC-China Energy Dialogue, 21 October 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the 3rd India Energy Forum by CERAWeek

15 Oct 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 3rd India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Topic: Impact of Global Oil Markets on India, 15 October 2019, Taj Palace, New Delhi.

Plenary Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference

13 Oct 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, Executive Plenary Session: The New Energy Transition: Policy and Sector Prescriptions, 13 October 2019, Kuwait City.

Keynote Address by OPEC Secretary General at the Oil & Money Conference in London

10 Oct 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Oil & Money Conference, Session: Strategies for the Energy Transition: ‘Perspectives on a Changing Energy Landscape’, 10 October 2019, London, England.

Statement by OPEC Secretary General at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club

30 Sep 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, Special session on energy- “World Energy Markets: How to Avoid Instability and Ensure a Balance of Interests”, 30 September 2019, Sochi, the Russian Federation.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the 12th Kazenergy Eurasian Forum

26 Sep 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 12th Kazenergy Eurasian Forum, Kazakhstan Energy Week, 26 September 2019, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Keynote Speech by OPEC Secretary General

14 Sep 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Fifth Iraq Energy Forum, 14 September 2019, Baghdad, Iraq.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the 16th JMMC Meeting

12 Sep 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 16th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 12 September 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

28 Aug 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at a Meeting with HE Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General, at the OPEC Secretariat, 28 August 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Address by HE Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General

28 Aug 2019 | Delivered by HE Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General and Founder of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, at the OPEC Secretariat, 28 August 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Opening Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference

02 Jul 2019 | Delivered by HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, Venezuela's People’s Minister of Petroleum, and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 6th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 2 July 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Keynote Address by OPEC Secretary General at the 3rd Dundee Energy Forum

10 Jun 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 3rd Dundee Energy Forum, entitled "What is the Future of International Energy Cooperation in the light of New Concepts of Sovereignty?", 10 June 2019, University of Dundee, U.K.

Statement by OPEC Secretary General to the RBC Energy Conference

05 Jun 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, via teleconference, to the RBC Energy Conference, 5 June 2019, New York, U.S.A.

Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference at the 14th JMMC Meeting

19 May 2019 | Delivered by HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, Venezuela’s People's Minister of Petroleum and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 19 May 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the JMMC

19 May 2019 | Delivered by HE Khalid A. Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources; and Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), at the 14th Meeting of the JMMC, 19 May 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the 14th JMMC Meeting

19 May 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 19 May 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

OPEC Secretary General's Acceptance Remarks for the Euroknowledge Oil and Gas African Icon Award

29 Apr 2019 | Delivered on behalf of HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, by James Griffin, OPEC's Editor/Speechwriter, at the House of Lords, 29 April 2019, London, UK.

Keynote Address by OPEC Secretary General at the APPO CAPE VII Congress and Exhibition

03 Apr 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the APPO CAPE VII Congress and Exhibition, Sipopo International Conference Hall, 3 April 2019, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Gala Dinner Address by OPEC Secretary General at the APPO CAPE Congress and Exhibition

03 Apr 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Gala Dinner held on the occasion of the APPO CAPE VII Congress and Exhibition, at the Sipopo International Conference Hall, 2 April 2019, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Speech by Kuwait's Minister of Oil at the 13th JMMC Meeting

21 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Dr. Khaled Ali Al-Fadhel, Kuwait's Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity & Water, and Chairman of the Board - Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), at the 13th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 18 March 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Opening Statement by Azerbaijan's Minister of Energy at the 13th JMMC Meeting

19 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Parviz Shahbazov, Azerbaijan's Minister of Energy, at the 13th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 18 March 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference at the 13th JMMC Meeting

19 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, Venezuela’s People's Minister of Petroleum and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 13th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 18 March 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Remarks by OPEC Secretary General at the 13th JMMC Meeting

18 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 13th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 18 March 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Remarks by the Chairman of the JMMC

18 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Khalid A. Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources; and Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), at the 13th Meeting of the JMMC, 18 March 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Speech by OPEC Secretary General at the CSIS Luncheon

09 Mar 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the CSIS Luncheon, 8 March 2019, Washington DC, USA.

OPEC within the global energy transition

08 Mar 2019 | Speech delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Atlantic Council Luncheon, 7 March 2019, Washington DC, USA.

Opening Statement by OPEC Secretary General at the Ninth IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks

27 Feb 2019 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Ninth IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks, 27 February 2019, IEF Secretariat, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

60 Years since the Maadi Pact

11 Feb 2019 | Address delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Egypt Petroleum Show, 11 February 2019, Cairo, Egypt.

HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, with HE Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General