Minister of Energy signs a roadmap for cooperation with the Russian Energy Minister

السبت 1439/1/17 هـ الموافق 2017/10/07 م واس
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Moscow, Muharram 16, 1439, October 6, 2017, SPA -- The Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Faleh, signed a joint roadmap for cooperation of the Saudi-Russian Joint Governmental Committee with the Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak on the sidelines of their meeting, which was attended by officials from Aramco, Ministry of Energy, and a number of Russian energy companies and their services.
The two ministers agreed to expand the fields of oil and gas cooperation to cooperate in all renewable energy sources such as solar and nuclear energy through the localization of industries, attracting investments and exchanging experiences in the interest of the Kingdom, contributing to the development of local industry and reducing their costs using expertise.
They discussed the coordination process on the issue of climate change, in the fields of academic cooperation related to the energy sector, and discussed a number of future projects and joint investments between the Kingdom and Russia.
Al-Falih said in a press statement following the meeting that the distinguished bilateral relations led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his deputy contributed to the leading role of the two countries in rebalancing the oil market through the Vienna Convention, since January 2017, with the participation of 24 countries within OPEC and outside.
He expressed hope to host the Russian Minister of Energy during the joint meeting of the Saudi-Russian Joint Committee to be held in Riyadh at the end of October.
For his part, the Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak expressed optimism about the road map strategy for joint cooperation between the Kingdom and Russia to achieve the aspirations of the two leaders in the fields of energy and joint investment between the two countries.
--SPA
00:11 LOCAL TIME 21:11 GMT