The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, died on July 6 at the age of 63, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari.
“We lost our esteemed Dr. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo. This is certainly a great loss to his immediate family, the NNPC, our country Nigeria, the OPEC and the global energy community,” Mele Kyari said on his social media page.
It should be noted that Mohammad Barkindo was a regular participant in the International “Oil and Gas Forum of Turkmenistan”. The OPEC Secretary General has repeatedly stated the readiness of the Organization to continue working to expand and strengthen relations with Turkmenistan on issues of sustainable stability in the international oil market.