NO. 51



OPEC Production Projected to Rise to 30mn b/d by Year 2000

According to the OPEC Secretary General, Dr. Subroto of Indonesia, OPECproduction is projected to rise to 30mn b/d by the end of the century. At adinner speech at the Oxford Energy Seminar on 14 September, Dr. Subroto had thefollowing to say about OPEC's supply/demand estimates for the coming decade:

"Our projections show that, if the world economic growth rate maintainsits 1980's average of just...