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The Global Energy Association has become an official partner of the China University of Petroleum-Beijing

The Global Energy Association has become an official honorary partner of the China University of Petroleum-Beijing The Association has signed a corresponding cooperation agreement with the current chairing University of the Worldwide Energy University Network. One of the key points of the document was the decision to hold the IX Global Energy Prize Summit in April 2020 at the University.

On September 16th, the official meeting of the Global Energy Association’s delegation and the China University of  Petroleum  took place in Beijing. At the meeting, representatives of the Association gave a presentation about the activities of the organization, provided details about its structure and development prospects.

At the end of the meeting, the parties have signed a cooperation agreement. According to the agreement the Global Energy Association have become the official honorary partner of the University. Partnership conditions include the organization of joint initiatives, the exchange of data on the direction of common activities, the expansion of expert bases, and the organization of a single youth platform for the implementation of scientific projects.

The key point of the agreement was the decision to hold the IX Global Energy Prize Summit at the China University of Petroleum. “The choice of the location for us is not accidental. At the moment, the University leads the Worldwide Network of Universities and unites about 28 institutes. The Global Energy Prize Summit is a well-established discussion platform, which annually brings together leading experts in the energy industry and young academic audience to achieve a common goal - the development of common solutions to the most important energy problems. In our opinion, it is important to involve young people in solving the urgent problems of the industry, because they are the future of technological progress”, commented the Head of the Global Energy Association Aleksandr Ignatov on the news on sighing the agreement.

Representatives of the University presented to the Global Energy Association a ceremonial symbol of the University in honor of the beginning of a new cooperation.

The signing ceremony was attended by the President of China University of Petroleum ‎Zhang Laibin, Vice President of the Global Energy Association for Development and International Projects Pavel Korolev, Member of the International Committee of the Global Energy Association Liye Xiao.

China University of Petroleum-Beijing has been selected as the current chairing University of the World Network of Energy Universities for 4 years. WEUN was established at a conference on the 22nd September 2018 in Beijing.  The primary purpose of creating a platform is the exchange of experience, communication and cooperation of member universities in the energy sector.

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