OPEC Top Job – Another Contention

By uay J al-Khatteeb

Mr Khatteeb is founder and CEO of the Iraq Energy Institute (www.iraqenergy.org). In this opinion article he analyzes the candidates for OPEC’s Secretary-General post.

 The top post within OPEC, namely the organization’s secretary-general, is due to be vacated by the end of 2012. Current Secretary-General 'Abd Allah al-Badri has served two consecutive terms, which is the maximum...