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7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum

3 December 2020

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Towards Recovery and Shared Prosperity: Natural Gas Opportunities for a Sustainable World

Hosted by the Government of Malaysia under the theme "Towards Recovery and Shared Prosperity: Natural Gas Opportunities for a Sustainable World" the 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum will take place on 3 December 2020 from Kuala Lumpur.

His Excellency Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister of Malaysia will inaugurate the Ministerial followed by welcome and opening statements by His Excellency Dato' Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy), Malaysia, and Mr. Tengku Muhammad Taufik, President & Group CEO, PETRONAS on behalf of the host country.

With a view to strengthening existing partnerships and forging new ones in the post-pandemic environment, the two regional sessions of the 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum will focus dialogue among Ministers and industry leaders on:

  1. Opportunities in Growing Gas Markets: Producer-Consumer Perspective on New Realities
  2. Market Signals & Policy Pathways: Investment and Innovation on the Road to Recovery

The International Energy Forum (IEF) and the International Gas Union (IGU) have set up this important virtual platform for dialogue between Ministers, CEOs and subject matter experts in close collaboration with the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia.

The 7th IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum will focus on relevant issues revolving around the role of natural gas in emerging markets, where Asia is the main driver of demand. Dialogue among ministers and industry leaders will help to identify and advance energy policies and business strategies that support the dynamic evolution of global gas markets, explore new natural gas market prospects, enable a sustainable future, and achieve shared prosperity in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Roundtable sessions will be held under Chatham House Rules.  Other relevant information regarding the Forum will be made available in due course.

For more information, please see the enclosed agenda below. 

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