United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Houston, Texas March 10-14 and will accompany Secretary Pompeo when he delivers keynote remarks at CERA Energy Week’s “Reshaping the Energy Future” conference.
During his trip, Assistant Secretary Fannon will also meet with government officials and private sector representatives to discuss energy security and regional energy cooperation. He will speak about how American energy abundance is advancing U.S. foreign policy interests, highlighting the Department’s work to advance regional energy cooperation under the Middle East Strategic Alliance and discuss our efforts in the Indo-Pacific with our Asia EDGE “Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy” initiative. These initiatives seek to promote a strong, growing, integrated, diversified, and resilient global energy market; catalyze private sector trade and investment; advance energy security for the United States, its allies, and partners; and, promote regional cooperation and good governance in the extractives sector.
Assistant Secretary Fannon will also deliver remarks at the “Global Hot Spots and Policy Challenges” event.
SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on March 8, 2019.