Speeches 2020

Speech by OPEC Secretary General

23 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Crescent Ideas Forum, 23 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference

17 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Abdelmadjid Attar, Algeria’s Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 24th Meeting of the JMMC, 17 November 2020, via videoconference.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

17 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 24th Meeting of the JMMC, 17 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

12 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 22nd GECF Ministerial Meeting, 12 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

05 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 4th High-level Meeting of the OPEC-India Energy Dialogue, 5 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

04 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 1st High-level Meeting of the OPEC-GECF Energy Dialogue, 4 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

03 Nov 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 7th High-Level Meeting of the OPEC-Russia Energy Dialogue, 3 November 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

27 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 14th High-level Meeting of the EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue, 27 October 2020, via videoconference.

Statement by OPEC Secretary General

26 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the ‘Interaction with Global Oil & Gas Leaders’ session of the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, 26 October 2020, via videoconference.

Opening remarks by OPEC Secretary General

22 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 7th Joint IEA-IEF-OPEC Workshop on the Interactions between Physical and Financial Energy Markets, 22 October 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

08 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Launch of the World Oil Outlook 2020, 8 October 2020, via videoconference.

Closing Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

08 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Launch of the World Oil Outlook 2020, 8 October 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Address by OPEC Secretary General

07 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the First OPEC-AFREC Technical Meeting, 6 October 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

01 Oct 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Technical Workshop with Agencies Forecasting World Oil Demand and non-OPEC Supply, 1-2 October 2020, via videoconference.

High-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

27 Sep 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Energy Security and Markets Stability session at the G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting, 27 September 2020, via videoconference.

Remarks by the Director of OPEC’s Research Division

27 Sep 2020 | Delivered by Dr Ayed S. Al-Qahtani, Director of OPEC’s Research Division, on behalf of OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, at the Energy System Drivers session at the G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting, 27 September 2020, via videoconference.

Speech by OPEC Secretary General

21 Sep 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Second Workshop on Energy and Information Technology, 21 September 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the JMMC

15 Jul 2020 | Delivered by HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy and Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), at the 20th Meeting of the JMMC, 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference

15 Jul 2020 | Delivered by HE Abdelmadjid Attar, Algeria’s Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference, at the 20th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

15 Jul 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 20th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), 15 July 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

30 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at an African Ministerial Roundtable co-hosted by Senegal’s Ministry of Petroleum and the International Energy Agency, 30 June 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

11 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Webinar on ‘Energy Issues in the post-COVID-19 World’, Azerbaijan Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center), 11 June 2020, via videoconference.

Remarks by the President of the OPEC Conference

06 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohamed Arkab, Algeria’s Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference 2020, at the 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 6 June 2020, via videoconference.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

06 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 11th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 6 June 2020, via videoconference.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

06 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 179th Meeting of the OPEC Conference, 6 June 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

04 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 133rd Meeting of the Economic Commission Board, 3 June 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

04 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 7th Technical Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC Countries under the DoC, 4 June 2020, via videoconference.

Opening Remarks by OPEC Secretary General

04 Jun 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 156th Meeting of the OPEC Board of Governors, 28 May 2020, via videoconference.

Statement by OPEC Secretary General

17 Apr 2020 | Statement by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, to the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty Four (G-24) - Meeting of Ministers and Governors, 16 April 2020, virtual meeting.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

12 Apr 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 10th (Extraordinary) OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 12 April 2020, via webinar.

Brief high-level remarks by OPEC Secretary General

10 Apr 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Extraordinary G20 Energy Ministers Meeting, 10 April 2020, via webinar.

Opening address by the President of the OPEC Conference

09 Apr 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohamed Arkab, Algeria’s Minister of Energy and President of the OPEC Conference 2020, at the 9th (Extraordinary) OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 9 April 2020, via webinar.

Brief high-level introductory remarks by OPEC Secretary General

09 Apr 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the 9th (Extraordinary) OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, 9 April 2020, via webinar.

Keynote address by OPEC Secretary General

26 Feb 2020 | Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the International Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Conference, 26 February 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Keynote Address by HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy

25 Feb 2020 | Delivered by HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, at the International Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (ICCUS) Conference, 25 February 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.