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OPEC daily basket price stood at $115.61 a barrel Thursday, 30 June 2022

01 Jul 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 1 July 2022--The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at $115.61 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $117.64 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations (view archives).

OPEC Secretary General congratulates Minister Al-Rumhy on the completion of his tenure

17 Jun 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 17 June 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, congratulated HE Dr Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Rumhy on completing his tenure as Minister of Energy and Minerals of the Sultanate of Oman.

OPEC’s 21st Coordination Meeting on Climate Change takes place

31 May 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 31 May 2022--The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held the 21st Coordination Meeting on Climate Change via videoconference.

OPEC holds special workshop on climate change

30 May 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 30 May 2022--The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) hosted the Fifth Technical Workshop on Climate Change under the theme “The first global stocktake under the Paris Agreement: challenges and opportunities for energy-exporting developing countries.”

Barkindo bestowed with Venezuela’s Highest Civilian Honour

13 May 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 13 May 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, was received by the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, HE Nicolas Maduro Moros, at the Miraflores Palace, Caracas. They held a working meeting to discuss ongoing developments in the oil market.

DoC technical committee convenes to review oil market developments

04 May 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 4 May 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) today held its 62nd Meeting via videoconference to examine the conditions and emerging trends in the global oil market.

DoC technical body convenes to review oil market developments

30 Mar 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 30 March 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) held its 61st Meeting to examine the oil market situation and relevant trends.

OPEC Secretary General takes part in the Global Energy Forum in Dubai

28 Mar 2022 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 March 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today participated in the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum (GEF) 2022 in Dubai, UAE.

The Joint Technical Committee meets to review oil market conditions

01 Mar 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 1 March 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) held its 60th Meeting today via videoconference to examine the latest developments in the global oil market.

OPEC Secretary General participates in Nigeria International Energy Summit

28 Feb 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 28 February 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, participated virtually in the 2022 edition of Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), which is being held in Abuja between 27 February and 3 March.

OPEC Secretary General discusses OPEC’s role in the energy transition in Vienna’s Diplomatic Academy

03 Feb 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 3 February 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, delivered a public lecture, hosted by the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, to discuss the role of the Organization in the energy transition.

DoC technical body meets to examine oil market conditions

01 Feb 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 1 February 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) convened today for its 59th Meeting to examine the developments in the global oil market and emerging trends.

OPEC congratulates the OPEC Fund on its 46th Anniversary

28 Jan 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 28 January 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, extended his sincere congratulations to the OPEC Fund for International Development on the occasion of its 46th Anniversary.

President Nicolás Maduro congratulates OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo

20 Jan 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 20 January 2022--President Nicolás Maduro of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela paid glowing tribute to OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, for a very successful two-term tenure which comes to an end in August 2022. The President was addressing the nation’s Parliament during the State of the Nation address in Caracas on Wednesday, 19 January 2022.

In pilgrimage tour, OPEC Secretary General visits the city of Ur in Iraq

09 Jan 2022 | Ur, Nasiriya, Iraq, 9 January 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and an accompanying delegation visited the ancient city of Ur in Nasiriya in the south of Iraq.

OPEC Secretary General visits the historic Al-Shaab Hall in Baghdad

06 Jan 2022 | Baghdad, Iraq, 6 January 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, today visited the Al-Shaab Hall in the Bab Al-Muaatham district in Baghdad during his mission to Iraq.

Secretary General of OPEC commences mission to Iraq

06 Jan 2022 | Baghdad, Iraq, 6 January 2022--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, arrived today, 6 January 2022, in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following the gracious invitation of HE Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael, the country’s Minister of Oil and Head of its Delegation to the Organization.

DoC Joint Technical Committee convenes to examine oil market developments

03 Jan 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 3 January 2022--The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) held today its 58th Meeting via videoconference to review the conditions of the global oil market.

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