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Al Ghais: Peak oil demand not on the horizon

13 Jun 2024 | Vienna, Austria, 13 June 2024--In a recent article published by Energy Aspects, HE Haitham Al Ghais, OPEC Secretary General, emphasized that oil is set to play a key role in human lives for years and decades to come. “Peak oil demand is not on the horizon,” he stated.

OPEC daily basket price stood at $83.10 a barrel Wednesday, 12 June 2024

13 Jun 2024 | Vienna, Austria, 13 June 2024--The price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at $83.10 a barrel on Wednesday, compared with $82.36 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations (view archives).

Al Ghais: It’s about reducing emissions, not oil demand

26 Apr 2024 | Vienna, Austria, 26 April 2024--OPEC Secretary General, HE Haitham Al Ghais, wrote an opinion piece for the media platform Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) entitled “It’s about reducing emissions, not oil demand”, in which he challenged recent narratives alluding to “the end of oil”.

Oil Security: vital for all

13 Mar 2024 | Vienna, Austria, 13 March 2024--We took note of the International Energy Agency (IEA) reaffirming the significance of oil security to energy transitions in its most recent commentary: ‘A strong focus on oil security will be critical throughout the clean energy transition’.

Whose ‘moment of truth’?

27 Nov 2023 | Vienna, Austria, 27 November 2023--Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its report ‘The Oil and Gas Industry in Net Zero Transitions’ stated that the oil and gas industry faces a ‘moment of truth’. The industry has been told that it must “choose between fueling the climate crisis or embracing the shift to clean energy”, against the backdrop of the IEA’s proposed normative net-zero scenario.

Why the world needs more oil, not less – Al Ghais

31 Aug 2023 | Vienna, Austria, 31 August 2023--OPEC Secretary General, HE Haitham Al Ghais, stated that the world would continue to witness rising oil demand amidst global energy transitions.

OPEC Secretary General to participate in G20 meeting in India

21 Jul 2023 | Vienna, Austria, 21 July 2023--OPEC Secretary General, HE Haitham Al Ghais, will participate at the G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting in Goa, India, on 22 July.

Maximum energy, minimum emissions: OPEC commentary for the G7 Hiroshima Summit

17 May 2023 | Vienna, Austria, 17 May 2023--OPEC Secretary General, HE Haitham Al Ghais, has contributed to the publication for the G7 Summit that will take place in Hiroshima, Japan, from 19-21 May 2023.

OPEC and the City of Vienna to host the Vienna Energy Scholar Programme 2023

02 May 2023 | Vienna, Austria, 2 May 2023--The OPEC Secretariat and the City of Vienna will host the Third Vienna Energy Scholar Programme (VESP) from 4 to 9 September 2023 at the OPEC Headquarters.

OPEC to host the Fourth OPEC-OPEC Fund Annual Legal Workshop on regulatory issues related to the energy transition, access and security

17 Oct 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 17 October 2022--The OPEC Secretariat will host the Fourth OPEC-OPEC Fund Annual Legal Workshop on regulatory issues related to the energy transition, along with energy access and security, on Monday, 24 October 2022.

OPEC and the City of Vienna to host the Vienna Energy Scholar Programme 2022

08 Sep 2022 | Vienna, Austria, 8 September 2022--The OPEC Secretariat and the City of Vienna will host the Second Vienna Energy Scholar Programme (VESP) from 19 to 23 September 2022 at the OPEC Headquarters.

You have indeed been a worthy ambassador of our country, President Buhari tells Barkindo, outgoing OPEC Secretary General

05 Jul 2022 | Abuja, Nigeria, 5 July 2022--President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed the nation’s gratitude to the outgoing Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammed Barkindo, describing him as a worthy ambassador of the country.

OPEC takes part in Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2022

05 Jul 2022 | Abuja, Nigeria, 5 July 2022--The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) participated in the 21st edition of Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Abuja.

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.

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