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Below is a list with each Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), based on the organization's official publications.[1][2] The Secretary General is OPEC's chief executive officer.

List of OPEC Secretaries General
No. Name Country Tenure
1 Fuad Rouhani[A]  Iran[B] 21 Jan 1961 – 30 Apr 1964
2 Abdul Rahman al-Bazzaz[A]  Iraq[B] 1 May 1964 – 30 Apr 1965
3 Ashraf T. Lutfi  Kuwait[B] 1 May 1965 – 31 Dec 1966
4 Mohammad Saleh Joukhdar  Saudi Arabia[B] 1 Jan 1967 – 31 Dec 1967
5 Francisco R. Parra  Venezuela[B] 1 Jan 1968 – 31 Dec 1968
6 Elrich Sanger  Indonesia 1 Jan 1969 – 31 Dec 1969
7 Omar el-Badri  Libya 1 Jan 1970 – 31 Dec 1970
8 Nadim al-Pachachi Abu Dhabi (emirate) United Arab Emirates 1 Jan 1971 – 31 Dec 1972
9 Abderrahman Khène  Algeria 1 Jan 1973 – 31 Dec 1974
10 M.O. Feyide  Nigeria 1 Jan 1975 – 31 Dec 1976
11 Ali M. Jaidah  Qatar 1 Jan 1977 – 31 Dec 1978
12 René G. Ortiz  Ecuador 1 Jan 1979 – 30 Jun 1981
13 Marc Saturnin Nan Nguema  Gabon 1 Jul 1981 – 30 Jun 1983
14 Mana Al Otaiba[C]  United Arab Emirates 19 Jul 1983 – 31 Dec 1983
15 Kamel Hassan Maghur[C]  Libya 1 Jan 1984 – 31 Oct 1984
16 Subroto[C]  Indonesia 31 Oct 1984 – 9 Dec 1985
17 Arturo Hernández Grisanti[C]  Venezuela 1 Jan 1986 – 30 Jun 1986
18 Rilwanu Lukman[C]  Nigeria 1 Jul 1986 – 30 Jun 1988
19 Subroto  Indonesia 1 Jul 1988 – 30 Jun 1994
20 Abdallah Salem el-Badri  Libya 1 Jul 1994 – 31 Dec 1994
21 Rilwanu Lukman  Nigeria 1 Jan 1995 – 31 Dec 2000
22 Alí Rodríguez Araque  Venezuela 1 Jan 2001 – 30 Jun 2002
23 Álvaro Silva Calderón  Venezuela 1 Jul 2002 – 31 Dec 2003
24 Purnomo Yusgiantoro  Indonesia 1 Jan 2004 – 31 Dec 2004
25 Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah  Kuwait 1 Jan 2005 – 31 Dec 2005
26 Edmund Daukoru  Nigeria 1 Jan 2006 – 31 Dec 2006
27 Abdallah Salem el-Badri Libya  Libya 1 Jan 2007 – 31 Jul 2016
28 Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo  Nigeria 1 Aug 2016 –
  1. ^ a b The first two Secretaries General were Chairs of the Board of Governors in OPEC, and ex-officio Secretaries General. The functions of the two positions were separated prior to the appointment of Secretary General Lutfi, in May 1965.
  2. ^ a b c d e The first five Secretaries General were chosen to represent OPEC's founding countries in alphabetical order, and then each of the next eight members took their turn. Only Angola, the last country to join OPEC (2007), has not yet held the position.
  3. ^ a b c d e Due to political disagreements over the Secretary General position during the Iran–Iraq War, OPEC between mid-1983 and mid-1988 was led by Presidents with a mandate to supervise the Secretariat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Secretaries General of OPEC 1961–2008" (PDF). OPEC. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "OPEC 169th Meeting concludes". OPEC (Press release). 2 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.