OPEC to host special workshop with energy companies

Vienna, Austria, 7 October 2021--The OPEC Secretariat will hold the First Technical Workshop with Energy Companies on Monday, 11 October 2021, via videoconference.

The Workshop will address the future role of petroleum in the energy transition, with a focus on the perspectives of national and international oil companies, as well as opportunities and challenges associated with the rapidly changing industry dynamics.

OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, stated: “The Technical Workshop with Energy Companies signifies a new milestone in the Organization’s outreach efforts. It builds on OPEC’s long tradition of promoting partnerships with a wide range of industry stakeholders, including public and private sector organizations and corporations.”

The event will feature panel discussions with industry experts from OPEC Member Countries, national and international oil companies, as well as research institutions and international organizations.

OPEC has been committed to supporting stability in the global oil market since its founding in September of 1960 in Baghdad, Iraq. This event is part of the Organization’s ongoing efforts to promote dialogue and international cooperation in support of oil market stability.