Keynote Speech by OPEC Secretary General at the Algeria Future Energy Summit

Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the Algeria Future Energy Summit, 29 October 2018, Algiers, Algeria. Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: I have the distinct pleasure – and possibly the challenge – of speaking to you after a sumptuous lunch, courtesy of our friends at ENI. Before I begin, I would …

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JMMC expresses satisfaction with developments in the oil market

 The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) reviewed the monthly report prepared by its Joint Technical Committee (JTC), including the overall conformity levels of the countries participating in the ‘Declaration of Cooperation’, during the month of September 2018, as well as the short-term prospects of the global oil market. The JMMC noted that countries participating in …

Third High-level Meeting of the OPEC-India Energy Dialogue

 The third High-level Meeting of the OPEC-India Energy Dialogue was held on 17 October 2018 in New Delhi, India. The Meeting was co-chaired by HE Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, and the OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo.   Both parties reiterated the continued importance of the OPEC-India Energy Dialogue …

OPEC Secretary General congratulates President Vladimir Putin on his birthday anniversary Vienna, Austria, 7 October 2018--OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, extended birthday congratulations to the Russian President, HE Vladimir Putin. He thanked the President for his pivotal contribution to the 'Declaration of Cooperation' process and looked forward to further cooperation in the future. …

OPEC Statement to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23)

Delivered by HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2), 16 November 2017, Bonn, Germany. Mr. President, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of OPEC, I would like to offer our deep appreciation to the Government of Fiji, the city of Bonn, and the UNFCCC Secretariat, …

The road taken

OPEC Bulletin Commentary August-September 2018 The ‘poetic voice’ of man is not one commonly associated with the global political economy, economic activities or the oil industry. But often it reveals ‘truths’ that other modes of expression are unable to transmit — and one of those truths is that all spheres of human activity emerge from …