2000 News Story

Global energy forum to be held in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia, together with Japan and the Netherlands as co-sponsors, will host a high-profile energy forum in Riyadh beginning on November 17, 2000. The three-day event will bring together over 50 countries and a number of international organizations, such as the Asia Pacific Economic Commission (APEC), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the European Union (EU), the International Energy Association (IEA), the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the World Bank group. The forum will present an opportunity for dialogue between producers and consumers of oil and gas, and promote better understanding.