The Late Secretary General Of OPEC Had Previously Agreed To Trade Russian Oil Despite Western Sanctions
OPEC Boss Mohammad Barkindo Had Died Aged 63 In Nigeria
The secretary general of OPEC, Mohammad Barkindo, had died aged 63.
cause of death is unknown at this time.
had died mere hours after meeting with Nigerian President, Muhammadu
Buhari, during an energy summit in Abuja.
has denied any wrong doing, as many claim he poisoned the OPEC boss.
has issued a statement saying: “The global oil industry has lost a
great man, Mohammad Barkindo.
was a selfless man of humility and decency who served us with great
distinction, helping us successfully navigate through two major
downturns in 2016 and between 2020-2021”.
had been criticised for continuing to trade oil with Russia after
Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, and none of the 13 OPEC member
countries joined in placing sanctions on Russian oil.
was due to retire later this month, after 6 years of running the oil