OPEC News Agency (OPECNA)

Agence de presse de l'OPEC

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3 Nov 1980, Vienna (Austria), as a department of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Following Resolution 86.294, Nov 1989, Vienna, the Public Information Department of OPEC merged with OPECNA with effect from 1 Jan 1990 to form 'OPECNA and Information Department (OID)', but was subsumed with effect from 1 Jan 1998 into Public Relations and Information Department. Abolished.


Disseminate news on economic and social development, particularly activities in the oil industry and specifically about OPEC.

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Reaches nearly 1,200 communications media in 82 countries, including some of the world's most influential newspapers, journals, news agencies, radio and TV stations. Deals primarily with oil and energy issues, giving particular attention to OPEC activities, especially cooperation in developing countries and to North-South issues.


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Subjects *

  • Resources
    • Petroleum
  • Society
    • Society
  • Social Activity
    • Agency
  • Communication
    • Press
    • News
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Economics
    • Economic

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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13. Dec 2006
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