Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 20 /Trend T.Konyayeva, T.Jafarov/
OPEC's Secretary General Abdullah Salem El Badri and Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Leonid Bokhanovsky will visit Iran on Nov. 1 to partake in the International Conference on Oil and Gas Technologies and Innovations, Mehr News Agency reported.
The two-day conference will bring together international and Iranian experts and top managers of different oil and gas organizations including Head of the International Gas Union's Secretariat, Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) General Secretary Yahya Marufi, and Jeffrey Butler, a member of the International Advisory Committee of IAMOT (International Association for Management of Technology).
The conference, which is last by Nov. 2, will focus on new regulations for technologies and innovations in oil and gas industries.
El Badri will arrive in Iran upon the invitation of Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Ghasemi, who chairs the oil cartel.
In January, Iran assumed the presidency of the OPEC for the first time in 36 years. The country's oil minister was elected as OPEC president at a one-day meeting of the group, which includes 12 oil producing states.
OPEC is an intergovernmental organization of twelve developing countries, including Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.