Participation of Günter Oettinger at the Lech Energy Forum

Type: Report   Reference: I-077333   Duration: 10:03:32  Lieu:
End production: 11/04/2013   First transmission: 11/04/2013
The Lech Energy Forum 'Energy policy in Europe: the road ahead' took place on 11 and 12 April 2013 in Lech am Arlberg, Austria, under the patronage of Günther Oettinger, Member of the EC in charge of Energy. This international forum aims at leading the debate on the future of energy policy in Europe. This video shows images of the participation of Günther Oettinger on 11 April.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 View of Lech am Arlberg, Austria, and exterior views of the conference venue (Gasthof Post Hotel) (3 shots) 00:00:11
10:00:16 Arrival of Günther Oettinger, Member of the EC in charge of Energy (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:00:29 Günther Oettinger in the conference room, shaking hands and going to his seat (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:00:41 General view of the conference room 00:00:07
10:00:49 Soundbite by Günther Oettinger (in GERMAN) saying that in the last 7 years, but in the latest 18 months in particular, the US have done a total change in his huge energy market; these changes will reach the markets all over the world; the US will be, in 4 years, the most important gas producer worldwide, overcoming Russia, and in the next 10 years they will probably beat Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil production as well. 00:00:43
10:01:33 Cutaway of participants 00:00:03
10:01:36 Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, in the audience 00:00:03
10:01:39 Cutaway 00:00:03
10:01:43 Soundbite by Günther Oettinger (in GERMAN) saying that this shows the global and geo-political importance for industry beyond regional and national markets; for the European Union, Russia is the most important partner and they consider President Putin as a tough but fair negotiator; but it is clear that the EU's Russian partners, especially Mr Putin, believes in gas strength and believes that gas prices are strong instruments to restore Soviet influence. 00:00:41
10:02:24 Cutaways of the audience (4 shots) 00:00:15
10:02:40 Soundbite by Günther Oettinger (in GERMAN) saying that energy has become the most important instrument for policy with energy contracts and prices; in the US, we are looking at a total block between White House and Capitol: only in one thing is America in agreement: to start the process of re-industrialisation and to acquire a new energy-intensive industry, in order to improve the job market and to solve the budget problem; and this against Europe, but in total friendship; Europe's de-industrialization instead is going fast; in some European regions, there is no industry at all, in other ones not enough, but also where industry is strong the durability is not guaranteed. 00:00:52
10:03:32 General view of the conference room 00:00:04
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