IQPC is pleased to announce the Kuwait EPC conference from 11-14 February 2018. The conference will be the best platform to learn about the current and upcoming mega oil & gas and energy projects in Kuwait and discuss the way to procure EPC services effectively to avoid project delays and budget appreciation.
In December 2017, the European Parliament is due to vote on whether to give consent to an Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement with Kazakhstan, which would replace a 1995 agreement.
A summary of the public hearing is now available.
Ministers representing the International Energy Agency’s 29 member countries unanimously endorsed the rapid steps Mexico was taking to become the next member of the IEA, expanding membership to Latin America and providing a major boost for global energy governance.
The EU’s Central Asia strategy, which was last reviewed in 2015, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. It aims to achieve stability and prosperity, while promoting open societies, the rule of law, democratisation, and cooperation on energy security and diversification. Parliament has highlighted the importance of human rights, good governance and social development. Levels of development and democratisation in these countries vary greatly and the EU tailors its approach accordingly.
Imports, exports and the overall consumption of chemicals harming the ozone layer decreased in the European Union in 2016, according to latest annual report on ozone-depleting substances, published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). It shows a continuous trend in the phasing out of such chemicals over the last decade.