Kick-off Meeting of the GECF GRI Committee takes place in Algeria
The first meeting of the GECF GRI committee took place in Boumerdes, Algeria on 4h March 2019.
During the meeting, scientific committee members representatives of GECF Member Countries discussed ideas of projects to be carried out by the Gas Research Institute (GRI).
29 project ideas have been discussed, covering the entire value chain. The committee also discussed the evaluation system to be considered for the ranking and selection of projects.
After a welcome address by Mr Adjeb, Project Manager for Algeria, Ms. Mahdjouba Belaifa, GECF Head of Gas Market Analysis Department, delivered an opening speech which emphasized the great achievements of the cooperation of Member Countries in the area of research and development through the GRI, which is reaching the historic milestone that is the actual realization.
Another positive aspect is that the projects proposed by member countries converge all towards the same issues observed in the gas industry, reflecting the common understanding of the challenges faced by Member Countries, but also the willingness to find a common solution to address these challenges.