• Forner NNPC GMD Barkindo emerges new OPEC Secretary-General

    Forner NNPC GMD Barkindo emerges new OPEC Secretary-General

    A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammed Barkindo, has emerged the new Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

    He replaces Libya’s Abdalla El-Badri, who had completed full terms.

    OPEC has been looking for a replacement for El-Badri, who was elected as acting Secretary-General in December until the end of July after serving full terms.

    Oil ministers from the 13-member group of powerful oil producing countries met in Vienna, Austria on Thursday, July 2.

    The consensus […]