Sinking Oil Prices Mean Fragile Unity for OPEC’s New Chief

  • Mohammed Barkindo becomes secretary general on August 1
  • OPEC at ‘critical time’ as cost of new strategy hits members

New OPEC Chief Faces Fragile Unity

When OPEC’s new chief starts next week, he’ll take over an organization that’s largely reconciled internal differences after a two-year fight over strategy. But as oil prices sink again, that unity could be at risk.

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