Joint Statement from the United States and Norway on the High-Level Energy and Climate Forum
Date posted: 08.11.2023
Category: Business News
The United States and Norway met on October 30, 2023, for the high-level U.S.-Norway Energy and Climate Forum to advance key bilateral priorities and joint interests including energy assistance to Ukraine, European energy security, the clean energy transition, and commercial collaboration, including critical minerals and diversifying supply chains.
Read full statement here.
The United States was represented by high-level officials including head of delegation Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources Assistant Secretary Geoffrey R. Pyatt, Department of Energy U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs Andrew Light, Department of Energy U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management Bradford Crabtree, as well as representatives from the Department of the Interior, Department of Commerce, the office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Department of Defense, and the National Security Council. Norway was represented by head of delegation Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and from the Norwegian Embassy in Washington. The U.S.-Norway Energy and Climate Forum presented an opportunity to exchange views and deepen cooperation on energy policy priorities, including securing reliable oil and gas supplies in a manner consistent with our Paris Agreement commitments, addressing the impact of Russia’s war on energy supplies, promoting renewable energy and decarbonization technology development including carbon management, advancing diversification of supply chains for the green transition, such as for critical minerals, and bolstering support for Ukraine.
Source: US Department of State