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Conferenece "Innovative Uses of Natural Gas" (EU-Russia Energy Dialogue)

Brussels, 24 June 2011

On Friday 24 June 2011, the European Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation are organising the Conference "Innovative Uses of Natural Gas". Keynote speakers will be Mr Lowe, Director General of DG Energy, Mr Yanovsky, Deputy Minister for Energy, Mr Yazev, Deputy Chair of the Russian Duma, and Mr Lankhorst, CEO Gasterra.

There are strong reasons to believe that natural gas and related "clean" technologies can provide a reliable means for the transition to a low-carbon, more energy-secure economy. "Innovative Uses of Natural Gas" are increasingly being applied in the transport sector, from road vehicles to shipping. The conference will furthermore address infrastructure and financing challenges, providing an update on existing solutions