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    Definition and Introduction to OPEC OPEC, The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is a name that has become synonymous with the worldwide petroleum market. But what does it do, who is involved and how important is OPEC to our day-to-day lives? This article aims to answer these basic questions in a clear and concise fashion. OPEC is a permanent organisation of 12 countries which are world-leaders in oil production. The primary aim of OPEC is to unify petroleum policies between its

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    Economics - Opec

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    OPEC Presented By Ashok, Vinod and Prashant AGENDA  Introduction to OPEC  OPEC Important Events  Present and Future  Feedback Introduction What is OPEC?  The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.  Members Qatar (1961) Indonesia (1962) – suspended from January 2009 Libya (1962) United Arab Emirates (1967)

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    Opec And The Oil Field

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    Before really understanding OPEC and the oil field, it is important to understand how they both began and what is currently occurring in the oil market. The production of oil has been around since the mid 1800’s here in the United States. In the late 1850’s, the first drilling rig made specifically for oil drilling was created by George Bissel and Edwin L. Drake. It was named the Drake well. Keep in mind that although this was the first oil drilling rig made, this is not the first time that someone

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    OPEC is an international organization that formed in September of 1960. OPEC headquarters reside in Vienna, Austria, however they are a collective representation of 13 different oil-exporting nations. Over its lifetime, it has conjured many different interpretations of its effect in the oil world. Some views determine that OPEC does not have a significant effect on oil prices or market dynamics but instead the worldwide competitive market. Another view concludes that OPEC uses their power to

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    The Economic Structure of OPEC For: Professor John Zink BUS 610-0703B Economics for the Global Manager By: Maria A. Journiette August 31, 2007 Many companies operate under a monopoly which gives them an edge or a corner on the market. In this discussion we will focus on the differences between a monopoly, oligopoly, and a cartel. We will also look at what game theory is and its affect on monopolies and cartels and the welfare affect of each of the above mentioned. A monopoly is defined

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    Opec Case Study

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    BE – Group Assignment Group No – 15 Centre – Thane OPEC Case Study Course - IIFT EPGDIB ( Vsat) 2009 Participants :1) Dinesh Jhamnani 3) Neelesh Naik 5) Koshy John 2) Anup Nair 4) Prashant Lohade 6) Smita Meshram What is OPEC? The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent intergovernmental organization of 12 oil-exporting developing nations that coordinates and unifies the petroleum policies of its Member Countries. It was founded at a meeting held on 10–14 September

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    OPEC and the price of oil The organization of the petroleum exporting countries or OPEC was created at Baghdad Conference in Iraq in September 1960. The founding members of organization were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. These five states were later joined by nine other countries: Qatar (1961), Indonesia (1962), Libya (1962), United Arab Emirates (1967), Algeria (1969), Nigeria (1971), Ecuador (1973), Gabon (1975), and Angola (2007). Ecuador and Gabon withdrew from the organization

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    Consisting of 12 producers of oil and exporting countries Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is one of the intergovernmental organization. Three continents over which the organization is spread is Asia, America, and Africa.12 oil producing countries in the organization are as follows: America, Asia and Africa. These12 countries are: Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. The present headquarters

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    Overview of OPEC Is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September, 1960. Founder Members: Later joined Members •Iran •Iraq •Kuwait •Saudi Arabia •Venezuela •Qatar (1961) •Indonesia (1962) – suspended membership 01/2009 •Libya (1962) •United Arab Emirates (1967) •Algeria (1969) •Nigeria (1971) •Ecuador (1973) – suspended membership 1992-2007 •Angola (2007) •Gabon (1975–1994) Objectives of Opec • OPEC's objective is to co-ordinate and unify petroleum

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    Synopsis OPEC was founded in 1960 with 5 counties and the goals to be a dependable oil market for themselves, and to stimulate economic growth in other countries. Leading up to the 1970’s OPEC’s growth and business was relatively unnoticed until an Iranian revolution and Arab oil embargo pushed oil prices to new levels. Changing consumer opinions about oil and over supply led to a market crash in 1986; but from 1990 through to 2000 prices strengthened from increases in technology and a more global

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