OPEC Secretary-General Haitham al-Ghais earlier this week warned member countries gathered at COP28, the U.N. climate conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, of "undue and disproportionate pressure against fossil fuels."
"It seems that the undue and disproportionate pressure against fossil fuels may reach a tipping point with irreversible consequences," al-Ghais wrote in a letter dated Dec. 6 to top ministers in all 13 OPEC countries as well as 10 additional nations in an expanded group known as OPEC+, which includes Russia.
He also urged the petroleum producers to "reject any text or formula that targets energy, i.e., fossil fuels, rather than emissions."
OPEC controls much of the world's oil supply.
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