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8th OPEC International Seminar

Towards a Sustainable and Inclusive Energy Transition

5-6 July 2023 | Hofburg Palace | Vienna, Austria

The OPEC International Seminar has an outstanding record for both the caliber of participants and the high level of discussions that take place on the leading issues affecting the energy sector, especially at this critical time in the global industry. We are looking forward to welcoming all our guests to Vienna for what will be a truly memorable and informative event.

HE Haitham Al GhaisOPEC Secretary General

Confirmed Speakers

About the Seminar

Day 1

Day 2

Gala Dinner

The OPEC Seminar is an ideal platform for both oil-producing and consuming nations to engage with each other, as well as with critical stakeholders, on key issues impacting global energy markets.

HE Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al JaberMinister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Special Envoy for Climate,
and Group CEO and Managing Director of ADNOC
United Arab Emirates

The Seminar is a very important platform to deal with the latest challenges the oil market faces.

HE Bijan ZanganehFormer Minister of Petroleum
Islamic Republic of Iran

The successful OPEC International Seminar brought together participants from all over the world.

HE Emmanuel Ibe KachikwuFormer Minister of State for Petroleum Resources
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Over the years, this Seminar has proven to be an invaluable venue, bringing together representatives from governments, industry, the media and others to discuss issues of importance to world energy and the global economy.

HE Ali I. NaimiFormer Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The OPEC Seminar comes at a timely moment to continue the cooperation, which embraces the critical elements of sustainability, dialogue and decisions.

HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-RumhyFormer Minister of Oil and Gas
Sultanate of Oman

The OPEC Seminar allows us to examine in some detail the main issues affecting the oil industry. It also provides an important yardstick as to where we stand today in a global context.

HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-SadaFormer Minister of Energy and Industry
State of Qatar

I very much value the efforts of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to extend the dialogue and cooperation on energy issues.

HE Dr. Heinz FischerFormer Federal President
Republic of Austria