The joint IEF-IGU fourth Ministerial Gas Forum took place in Acapulco, Mexico on12 November 2014, where around 100 high level officials attended including Ministers, Vice-ministers, ambassadors, CEOs and high representatives. The forum has been established to become a regular platform for Ministers and senior decision makers to discuss key developments in the gas industry, and is by invitation only.  This year, it was generously hosted by the Mexican Ministry of Energy. 

The discussions were around  “The Role of Gas in Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Development”. Below are the background papers issued by IGU and IEF for the forum.

IGU Background paper
IEF background paper
About the International Energy Forum (IEF)
The IEF is the neutral facilitator of informal, open, informed and continuing global energy dialogue. Covering all six continents and accounting for around 90% of global supply and demand for oil and gas, the IEF is unique in that it comprises not only countries of the IEA and OPEC, but also key players like China, India, Mexico, Russia and South Africa.
The Forum’s biennial Ministerial Meetings are the world’s largest gathering of Energy Ministers. Through the Forum and its associated events, IEF Ministers, their officials, energy industry executives, and other experts engage in a dialogue of increasing importance to global energy security.The IEF and the global energy dialogues are promoted by a permanent Secretariat of international staff based in the Diplomatic Quarter of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.    
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Below you will find the link to the Mexican National Web Page dedicated to the Forum. 



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