FORUM 7 - 2006
The Seventh U.S.-China Oil & Gas Industry Forum was held September 11-12, 2006 in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China. High-level government officials from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Commerce and China’s National Development and Reform Commission, along with representatives from both the Chinese and the U.S. oil and natural gas industries, attended the forum.
The U.S.-China Oil & Gas Industry Forum is a public-private partnership involving government and industry representatives from the United States and China. The Forum enables the two countries to meet common goals, including development of secure, reliable and economic sources of oil and natural gas while facilitating investment in the energy industry.
The Forum continued to use a panel-discussion format to provide an opportunity for open dialogue. Presentations and discussions focused on important issues such as technology, market development, and the role of government in the energy industry.