OPEC Secretary General sees 2021 as a year before and after, as Congo takes over presidency
HE Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), yesterday addressed the future of OPEC at a press conference during a historic three-day visit to the OPEC and the African Energy Chamber (AEC) in Congo in the presence of HE Minister Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, who will assume the rotating presidency of OPEC in 2022.
“This year will be a pivotal year as it will serve as a link between OPEC’s journey over the past 60 years and the bridge to the next 60 years,” said HE Barkindo, adding that “this will be the year in which the The world will focus on climate change again after COP26 in Glasgow this year, so the energy transition in 2022 is likely to be central to global conversations and discourse, ”the Secretary-General said.
The state delegation has held high-level meetings in Brazzaville over the past two days and is now in Pointe-Noire to conclude a visit to the oil and gas capital of Congo.
ECP is covering live AEC and OPEC’s historic visit to the Republic of Congo as it launches its own initiatives to promote the country’s energy sector.
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