The "high-level, biennial informal gathering" brings together top-level executives from energy-producing nations and energy consumers to discuss world issues, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
The IEF said it expected delegations from 80 countries. Secretary Abraham was expected to meet with ministers from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Indonesia.
- compiled by B. Checket-Hanks
Publication date: 06/07/2004