On May 11th, Deputy Director General Gao Shixian met Dr. Sun Xiansheng, the Secretary Generalof the International Energy Forum(IEF), the dean of IEF office, the directors of research and oil data center.
On the meeting, deputy director general Gao and the secretary general of the IEF discussed on the enhancement of energy cooperation thoroughly. Dr.Sun said the IEF is taking the opportunity of Energy Outlooks to convene a series of high-level international energy conferences. He is looking forward to inviting EIR join more. Mr.Gao mentioned EIR had kept close collaboration with numerous top research institutes worldwide. He was willing to collaborate with IEF on data sharing, the exchange visit within research staff, etc. They exchanged views on the new situations and changes of international energy. MS.Sun Lei Hong, the director of Research Management and International Collaboration Division and Professor Yang Yufeng attended this meeting.
The International Energy Forum is one of the most important inter-governmental energy organization. It was founded in 1991, and based in Riyadh, the capital city inSaudi Arabia.Among the 72 member counties, there are energy consuming countries and energy producing countries.
IEF aims to foster dialogue between energy producing countries and consuming countries in order to increase the transparency in oil, gas market, and make sure the stability of international energy market. The participants of IEF not only include IEA and OPEC countries, but also China, India, Mexico, Russia and South Africa. The secretary general, Dr Sun Xiansheng, was the former president of CNPC Economics&Technology Research Institute.