| FNI NEWS
China Seeks FNI Advice on Energy Governance in the Arctic
and in Developing Countries
(14.01.2013) FNI Director Leiv Lunde has returned from China
where he spoke to groups of petroleum industry professionals on two important
issues facing Chinese petroleum companies today: How to operate in challenging,
domestic environments in developing countries? And what are the challenges to
petroleum activities in the Arctic?
On 10 January, Lunde spoke at a
workshop for Chinese oil companies on governance and compliance challenges for
Chinese companies in demanding developing country markets. The workshop was
hosted by Beijing New Century Academy on Transnational Corporations (reporting
to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce), and organized in cooperation with FNI and
DNV. Lunde's presentation was entitled 'Governance challenges to Chinese
oil companies: From global geopolitics to local content and stakeholder
On 11 January, Lunde held a keynote speech on
'Arctic energy: environmental
and geopolitical challenges' at the Beijing Energy Club. More than 40
representatives of Chinese government institutions, petroleum companies and
research bodies were present'
Leiv Lunde at the Beijing Energy
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