Lakkotrypis travels to Houston for CERAWeek 2019 conference and contacts in the field of energy

The Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry Yiorgos Lakkotrypis travels Tuesday to Houston, Texas to take part in the International Energy Conference CERAWeek 2019.

According to an official statement, Lakkotrypis will take part in tomorrows debate ?astern Mediterranean Gas Renaissance, together with the Energy Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Israel, Giorgos Stathakis , Tarek El Molla and Yuval Steinitz.

Additionally, at the invitation of the US Energy Minister, Rick Perry , Lakkotrypis will represent Cyprus in the 1st Ministerial and Investment Forum of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation, to be held on Thursday and discuss issues such as energy security, regional challenges and new infrastructure projects.

In the context of CERAWeek 2019, Lakkotrypis will also meet with the US Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, Francis R. Fannon, and will attend a four-day meeting with his counterparts, the Energy Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Israel, in the presence of US officials. The Cypriot Minister will also have a series of contacts with the leaders of international oil and gas companies, including those operating in Cyprus.

The Minister of Energy will depart for Cyprus on Friday, 15 March.

Source: Cyprus News Agency