Vienna, 12th September 2001— The Secretary General
of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Ali Rodriguez
announced yesterday that OPEC is committed to ensure stable oil supplies and
prices following terrorist attacks in the United States on Tuesday.
”None of these things change OPEC's decision to
guarantee the stability of the oil market. OPEC member countries are committed
to their promises to guarantee sufficient oil supplies,' Rodriguez said in a
press statement here last night.