The Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in the program "News on Saturday" at Russia-1 TV Channel told about the progress and prospects of the negotiations between Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela, which took place this week.

Iran has a positive attitude towards the reached agreements to freeze oil production at the level of January 2016, but it’s not ready to join them, said Alexander Novak.


The decision to hold the JODI Training Workshop JODI (IEF) back-to-back with EPP 2016 was adopted on the initiative of Fouad Al-Zayer, Global Coordinator, Energy Data Transparency - JODI (IEF) at the meeting in London in early February with participation of the representatives of the world's leading energy organizations, including APEC, Eurostat, IEA, GECF, OLADE, OPEC and UNSD.

The meeting of the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak with the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia Ali Al-Naimi, Minister of Petroleum of Qatar, Mohammed al-Sade and the Minister of Mines and Petroleum of Venezuela Eulogio del Pino took place in Doha (Qatar) on February, 16.


"Following the meeting, the four countries - Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela - are willing to freeze oil production at the level of January, if other manufacturers join this initiative," - said Alexander Novak after the talks.


Chairman of the State Duma Committee of Energy of the Russian Federation, President of "Russian Gas Society" Pavel Zavalny will make a presentation at the International Investment Forum «Innovations in Energy – Investments in Sustainable Economic Development» within the framework of EPP-2016. A special attention at the Forum will be paid to improvement of legislation in the framework of implementation of the state policy in the field of import substitution, localization of advanced technologies in Russia, state support of investment in industrial production and other issues of innovative development of oil and gas industry.

Moscow, November 19. Director of the Administrative and Legislative Department of the Ministry of Energy of Russia Vladimir Smirnov took part in the panel discussion "Development of the professional qualifications system for the Russian oil and gas sector" within the framework of the International Forum "Exploration. Production. Processing-2015".

Moscow, November 17, Alexey Teksler, First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation made a presentation at the plenary session of the International Forum EPP-2015. Vladimir Feigin, President of Institute for Energy and Finance, Joseph Toth, President, World Petroleum Council, Tair Mansurov, Member of the Board (Minister) for Energy and Infrastructure, Eurasian Economic Commission, Temenujka Petkova, Minister of Energy, Bulgaria; Jonathan Stern, Director of Natural gas research program, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, Pavel Zavalny, Chairman of the State Duma Committee of Energy of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and other speakers took part in the discussion.

Doha (Qatar) – November, 9, Kirill Molodtsov took part in the 6th Asian ministerial round table on energy, which is held under the auspices of the International Energy Forum.

Fouad Al-Zayer will pay a considerable attention to developing international cooperation in the field of energy scenarios and forecasts at the International Conference "Scenario, forecasts and statistics for the global and regional energy development"

Particular attention during the Conference will be devoted to the actual role and place of energy scenarios to ensure strategic planning in corporations, government bodies and regional economic integration organizations.

The Minister will present the Bulgarian energy sector as a part of the European energy market. The participation of the Bulgarian delegation in the EPP-2015 events will contribute to the development of a joint dialogue on the important issues of the Bulgarian-Russian energy cooperation.

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