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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.

The event will be held in a hybrid format. Attendees can either participate in person at the OPEC Secretariat or via videoconference.

In its fourth instalment, the Workshop will provide an interactive platform to explore a number of key topics, including principal regulatory issues on energy access, as well as energy security as a global objective.

Among the participants are representatives of national and international oil companies, international law firms and international organizations, as well as government officials and other notable speakers, who will share their experiences and knowledge during the sessions. Delegates from OPEC Member Countries, non-OPEC oil-producing countries participating in the Declaration of Cooperation and other oil-producing nations will be present.

The Workshop is the result of ongoing robust cooperation between OPEC and the OPEC Fund for International Development. It aims to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences, along with discussions on critical topics.

Under the guidance of the Secretary General, OPEC’s Legal Office provides information, analysis and capacity-building opportunities to Member Countries and the international community regarding laws and regulations relevant for a just energy and economic transition that takes into consideration global environmental issues, energy access and sustainable development goals.

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