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IEF Lecture - IEEJ Energy Outlook 2016 for Asia / World

On Thursday 19 January 2017 Professor Masakasu Toyoda, CEO and Chairman of the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) visited IEF Headquarters in Riyadh for a bilateral meeting with IEF Secretary General, Dr Sun Xiansheng. Professor Toyoda also delivered an IEF Lecture entitled: “IEEJ Energy Outlook 2016 for Asia/World” to a distinguished gathering of the diplomatic corps and business community of Riyadh. ...
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IEF Lecture - International Energy Charter

The IEF was delighted to welcome Dr Urban Rusnák the Secretary General of the International Energy Charter to deliver a lecture at IEF headquarters today. Ambassador Rusnák’s presentation “The International Energy Charter & International Energy Forum: Existing Complementarities and Possible Synergies” is available for download below. ...
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Food, Energy, Water Nexus

IEF Secretary General Aldo Flores was delighted to welcome Australian Minister for Trade & Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP to IEF Headquarters in Riyadh today. HE the Minister presided over the opening session of a forum on the "Food, Water, Energy Nexus" organised jointly by the Council for Australian Arab Relations (CAAR*) and the IEF ...
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ExxonMobil Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040

Mr Rob Gardner, Manager of the Economics & Energy Division of the Corporate Strategic Planning Department ExxonMobil Corporation delivered a presentation of ExxonMobil's Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 at the IEF headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 13 April 2014. ...
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IEF Lecture - BP Energy Outlook 2035

Mark Finley, General Manager, Global Energy Markets, and US Economics, BP, presented the fourth annual edition of the Outlook, which for the first time t sets out BP’s view of the most likely developments in global energy markets further beyond 2030 to 2035, based on up-to-date analysis. ...
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World Energy China Outlook

Mr Xiaojie Xu presented findings from the recently published “World Energy China Outlook” to diplomats, businessmen and experts at IEF Headquarters in Riyadh on 12 March 2014. ...
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Shell's "New Lens Scenarios"

Shell’s New Lens Scenarios explore how economic, political and social forces might shape the global energy system and environment over the 21st century. The scenarios help bring our volatile world into sharper focus as we consider two possible versions of the future. One scenario called Mountains sees stronger political influence and cleaner-burning natural gas becoming the most important energy source with early action to limit carbon dioxide emissions. The other called Oceans sees stronger market forces and solar becoming the dominant energy source by about 2070, but with slower action to address climate change. The scenarios highlight areas of public policy likely to have the greatest influence on the development of a cleaner and greener energy system. ...
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BP's "Energy Outlook 2030"

Over the past 50 years, the BP Energy Outlook has provided high-quality, objective and globally consistent data on world energy markets. The Outlook is one of the most widely respected and authoritative publications in the field of energy economics and is used for reference by the media, academia, world governments and energy companies. It identifies long-term energy trends, building on the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, and then develops projections for world energy markets to 2030, taking account of the potential evolution of the world economy, policy, and technology. ...
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Chinese Center for Contemporary World Studies

A lecture on China's energy consumption structure and new energy revolution was presented by Dr. Lu Jing, Deputy Director-General, Policy Planning, Chinese Center for Contemporary World Studies on Monday, 15 April at 11:00 a.m. ...
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Norway on the Global Energy Scene

A lecture entitled “Norway on the Global Energy Scene”, was presented by H.E. OLA BORTEN MOE, Minister of Petroleum and Energy of Norway, on Sunday, 14 April 2013 at 11:30 a.m. ...
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Unconventional Gas and its global implications

An IEF Lecture entitled “Unconventional Gas and its global implications“ will be presented at the IEF Headquarters by: Ceri Powell, Executive Vice President of Exploration for the Upstream, International organisation of Shell ...
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ExxonMobil's Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030

By Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning Department, ExxonMobil IEF Lecture on on ExxonMobil’s “Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030” by by Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning Department, Saturday 14 May 2011. ...
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The impact of Gulf of Mexico Oil spill on future offshore developments

By Mr. Ivan Sandrea, Vice President of Strategy for International Exploration and Production, Statoil IEF Lecture by Mr. Ivan Sandrea, Vice President of Strategy for International Exploration and Production, Statoil about “The impact of Gulf of Mexico Oil spill on future offshore developments” at the IEF Headquarters on Monday, 1 November 2010 ...
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Global Energy Security and India's Energy Diplomacy

By His Excellency Talmiz Ahmad, Ambassador of India in Saudi Arabia IEF Lecture by His Excellency Talmiz Ahmad, Ambassador of India in Saudi Arabia on “Global Energy Security and India’s Energy Diplomacy” was held at the IEF Headquarter on 27 September 2010. Download the presentation Press Release ...
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OFID's role in Development and Energy Access

By Mr. Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) The IEF held a lecture on 22 May 2010 “OFID's role in Development & Energy Access” which was presented by Mr. Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Vienna, Austria. Download the presentation ...
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Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030

By Mr. Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning Department, ExxonMobil Corporation The IEF held a lecture on 15 May 2010, ExxonMobil’s “Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030” was presented by Mr. Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning Department, ExxonMobil Corporation. Download the presentation ...
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Solving the Energy and Climate Challenge Together

By Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy for the United States of America On 22 February 2010, Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy for the United States of America, visited the IEF headquarters in Riyadh and delivered a speech on the importance of “solving energy and climate issues together”. See the presentation Press release ...
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World Energy Outlook 2009

By Dr. Fatih Birol, IEA Chief Economist On Tuesday 12 January 2010 (10.00-11.30) Dr Fatih Birol, the well-known Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA), gave an IEF Lecture on the recently published “World Energy Outlook 2009” at the IEF headquarters. Download the presentations Press Release ...
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Presentation of the OPEC Oil Outlook and Challenges

By Dr. Hasan Qabazard, Director, Research Division, OPEC On Sunday, 8 November, Dr. Hasan Qabazard, Director, Research Division, OPEC visited the IEF headquarters and delivered a “Presentation of the OPEC Oil Outlook and Challenges”. Download the presentation Press release ...
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BP Statistical review

By Mr. Christof Ruehl, Chief Economist for global energy giant BP On 7 July Christof Ruehl, Chief Economist for global energy giant BP, visited the IEF headquarters and presented the recently released BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2009 to a full-house of press, industry and diplomatic corps. The report highlights the impact of the global economic crisis on world energy markets and illustrates a building overhang of spare-capacity in the oil sector, which will have a dampening effect on prices in the coming years according to BP. ...
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The Outlook for the Oil and Gas Markets

By Mr. Gertjan Lankhorst and Mr. Paolo Scaroni, On Sunday 25 January 2009, at the IEF Headquarters, Gertjan Lankhorst, CEO of Gasterra gave a speech on “The Hybrid European Gas Market and the Producer-Consumer Dialogue in Gas” Paolo Scaroni, CEO of ENI delivered (in absentia) a presentation entitled “The Outlook for the Global Oil Market and the Producer – Consumer Dialogue” Noe van Hulst, IEF Secretary General presented an overview of IEF activities entitled ‘Energy Security through Dialogue” Press Realease was released ...
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The Jeddah Process: The Dialogue in Action?

By Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven, The Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs On Monday 13 October 2008, at the IEF Headquarters, Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven, The Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs gave a speech under the title: “The Jeddah Process: The Dialogue in Action?”. ...
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BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2008

By Mark Finley, General Manager of Global Energy Markets for BP Mark Finley, General Manager of Global Energy Markets for BP, made presentation on BP Statistical Review of World Energy at the IEF Headquarters on Saturday, 5 July 2008. BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2008 Presentation ...
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The Role of The IEF Between Now and 2010

By H.E. Minister Malcolm Wicks, UK Minister of State for Energy H.E. Minister Malcolm Wicks, UK Minister of State for Energy, delivered a speech entitled “The Role of the IEF Between Now and 2010” at the IEF Headquarters on Saturday, 14 June 2008. ...
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Welcoming Remarks - 5th IEF Energy Lecture

By Ambassador Arne Walther, Secretary General (2003-2007) It is a pleasure for me, on behalf of the IEF Secretariat, to welcome you to our Headquarters for the 5th IEF Energy Lecture. We are honoured to have with us today Mr. Guy Caruso, the Administrator of the EIA, the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy in the United States. He will share with us his “International Energy Outlook” at a time when energy security tops the political agenda worldwide and oil prices are constantly reaching new nominal highs. A time of many energy and environmental uncertainties. Mr. Caruso is a man worth listening to. What he says, and the figures published by the EIA every week, have immediate impact on oil prices. ...
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Norway: A Success Model In Energy

By Syed Rashid Husain, Vice-President of the Trading and Consulting House Al-Azzaz Est. Not long ago while in discussion with a senior Norwegian diplomat on the explosive regional situation and the then ongoing army operation in the energy- rich Balochistan province of Pakistan, I pointed out that many in the region believed that oil and energy assets have proven to be more of a curse than a blessing for the region, in which he quipped "but not in the case of Norway." And he had a point one could not dare negate.Norway, a small country not far from the North Pole with only 4.5 million inhabitants, holds a very interesting energy portfolio. ...
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Welcoming Remarks - 3rd IEF Lecture

By Ambassador Arne Walther, Secretary General, IEF (2003-2007) It is a pleasure for me, on behalf of the IEF Secretariat and Embassy of Norway, to welcome you to our Secretariat Headquarters this evening. We are honoured to have with us the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Norwegian Parliament, H.E. Olav Akselsen, who will deliver the 3rd IEF Lecture. Mr. Akselsen and his delegation are in Riyadh on official visit at the invitation of H.E. Dr Bandar, the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Shoura. Mr. Akselsen has offered to share his perspectives on the links between foreign policy and energy policy at a point in time when energy security tops the political agenda worldwide. ...
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Foreign Policy - Energy Policy A Norwegian Perspective

By Olav Akselsen, M.P. Chairman, Foreign Relations Committee of the Norwegian Parliament It is pleasure to be back in Riyadh. My pleasure is very much more than the climatic comfort of leaving a cold and dark Norwegian winter to enjoy the warmth of the Saudi Sun. My pleasure is very political and personal. I have greatly appreciated the warm hospitality of the “Shoura”, the host of my official visit to Saudi Arabia, and have benefited greatly from discussions with Saudi colleagues and high-level representatives of the Kingdom. This is not an easy or delightful time in international politics. And it is a time of energy challenge and concern. ...
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