Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
To provide pertinent and reliable information and analyses in support of decision-making and policy-making in Member Countries.
To carry out, on a continuous basis, research programmes and studies on short-term petroleum market developments with the aim of issuing reports on a regular (i.e. daily, weekly, monthly and bi-monthly) as well as ad hoc basis highlighting important issues for their use and consideration.
To conduct regular forecasts, elaborate and analyze oil market scenarios and prepare and publish reports on these findings.
To promote OPEC views and technical analysis on short-term oil market developments to the industry at large and general public via the OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report (especially the feature article) as well as other reports, presentations and related pod casts.
To prepare and contribute to reports to be submitted to the ECB, the BOG and the MMSC as well as papers for various OPEC publications