Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 16

17-April-2006

Global Energy Security: IEF Perspectives

By Arne Walther

The following speech was given by Ambassador Walther, Secretary General of the International Energy Forum (IEF), to the meeting of G-8 Energy Ministers in Moscow on 16 March.

You are meeting at a time of heightened global energy consciousness. Oil prices remain high and volatile amid other energy security concerns. The G-8 Presidency of the Russian Federation is putting priority...