JMMC continues to effectively monitor implementation of the Declaration of Cooperation
Following the 4th Meeting of the Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 24 July 2017, the Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Technical Committee (JTC) has been instructed to convene with some OPEC Member Countries as well as some non-OPEC participating countries to identify ways and means of raising levels of conformity.
Consequently, meetings will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 7-8 August 2017 and will be co-chaired by Kuwait and Russia, in the presence of representatives from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is serving as President of OPEC in 2017.
Other Members of the JMMC/JTC will not be attending as they have delegated to the Co-Chairs the responsibility of conducting these meetings and reporting back to the JTC and the JMMC accordingly.
This is a technical meeting being held to better understand the difficulties and obstacles faced by some OPEC and non-OPEC participating countries and to assess how conformity levels can be improved with the goal of achieving a faster rebalanced global oil market, for the benefit of producers and consumers alike.