Mohammed Barkindo

OPEC+ abandons oil policy meeting

OPEC+ abandoned its meeting without a deal, tipping the cartel into crisis and leaving the oil market facing tight supplies and rising prices. Several days of tense talks failed to resolve a bitter dispute between Saudi Arabia and the …

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OPEC to hold first in-person meeting in a year in Baghdad

Ministers of OPEC countries will have the first in-person meeting in a year on September 30, 2021, in the Iraqi capital to celebrate the occasion of the 60th OPEC Anniversary that has been postponed since last September, according to the …

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OPEC sees positive oil market outlook

OPEC sees a generally positive oil market outlook with last year’s uncertainty easing, but downside risks caused by the pandemic persist, the group’s secretary general and its experts said. "We have come a long way from …

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OPEC’s anniversary meeeting postponed

The celebrations of OPEC’s 60th anniversary, which were originally scheduled this month in Baghdad where the Organization was founded, have been postponed. Iraq’s Oil Minister and Head of its Delegation to OPEC Ihsan Abdul …

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16th meeting of Valdai Discussion Club opens in Sochi

The 16th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club has opened in Sochi today. It will be held from September 30 until October 3. This year’s topic is 'The Dawn of the East and the World Political Order.' At the …

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Novak confirms participation in OPEC+ meeting in Baku

Representatives of 14 countries, including Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, confirmed their participation in the 13th meeting of the Joint OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee in Baku, according to the …

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Azerbaijan to take part in OPEC+ meeting in Vienna

Azerbaijani Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov will arrive in Vienna to take part in the 5th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, according to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy. Shahbazov will pay a visit to the …

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OPEC receives Qatar's withdrawal letter

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo received a letter from Qatar giving notice of its intention to withdraw from its membership of OPEC, pursuant to Article 8 of the OPEC Statute, with effect from 1 January 2019. …

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Barkindo reveals OPEC+ future

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said the group is looking at options to institutionalize OPEC and non-OPEC cooperation framework for continuity. Speaking at the 7th OPEC International Seminar in Vienna, …

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