The War Room
Organization of Petroleum
Source: OPEC. . . came into being as a result of the Baghdad Conference on 14 September 1960. According to research by Michael Baigent using The BBC Summary of World Broadcast, the decision to form OPEC was taken at the final session of the Conference, which began at 11:00 a.m. Following the decision, the actin Iraqi Oil Minister made a speech and the resolution was signed. Michael Baigent deduced that the likely time of signature was therefore 12:00 noon." Campion, "Book of World Horoscopes," first edition, p. 354.