Norway meets with Thai Ministry of Energy

Kjetil Paulson, Ambassador of Norway to Thailand, met with representatives of the Thai Ministry of Energy as they stopped by the Norwegian Embassy on Friday 24 March 2017

The representatives from the Ministry of Energy in Thailand attended a meeting at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok to discuss the Norwegian energy sector and how Norway manages its ownership and revenues from the petroleum industry.

Deputy Director-General of the Department of Mineral Fuels in the Ministry of Energy, Mr. Sarawut Kaewtathip, explained how Thailand could learn from Norway’s successful management of the ownership of and revenues from petroleum resources.

The discussion centered on Norway’s state ownership policy, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global and the state owned oil company Petoro, all important elements in Norway’s effective petroleum management system.

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok

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