At the invitation of GECF Secretary General, Dr Adeli, IEF Secretary General, Aldo Flores delivered the 4th GECF Lecture at the Doha headquarters of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum on 8 April, 2014. The Gas Lecture Series is a GECF initiative designed to encourage discussions and debate on natural gas related topics in the energy sector involving all stakeholders including producers, consumers businesses, academia, and international organisations as well as non-governmental organisations and anaylsts.
Dr Flores’ presentation on “Producer-consumer cooperation in international gas markets: recent trends and prospects” was followed by a panel discussion between the two Secretary Generals, moderated by Mohammed Al Riyami, Head of the Energy and Gas Market Analysis Department at the GECF. Participants in the panel discussion interacted with experts in the room to cover issues such as investment, gas price mechanisms, and recent developments in Europe as well as the energy outlook of different organisations.
The lecture was attended by Ambassadors, members of the diplomatic corps, academic, international oil and gas company executives, businesses as well as senior experts and analysts in the gas sector.