OPEC, GECF sign MoU to strengthen cooperation
Today on the sidelines of Russian Energy Week the Secretaries General of the Organization of
the Petroleum Exporting Countries
(OPEC) and the Gas
Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation in research and
the sharing of best practices. The Russian Energy Week is
organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the
Roscongress Foundation with the support of Moscow Government.
The purpose of the MoU is to establish and strengthen cooperation in
order to carry out activities and share experiences, views, information and
best practices in areas of mutual interest.
The MoU follows discussions that took place earlier this year between
the Secretaries General on the sidelines of the 9th IEA-IEF-OPEC
Symposium on Energy Outlooks. The symposium took place at the International
Energy Forum (IEF) Secretariat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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