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Advancing the Global Statistical System- Major work areas and accomplishments
27 February 2012
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Seminar on:
Compilation of Natural Gas Statistics

27 February 2012, 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Venue: Conference Room D (TNLB)
United Nations, New York

The seminar will provide delegates with additional information on the report (E/CN.3/2012/10) on the compilation of natural gas statistics which will be discussed during the Statistical Commission. In particular, the seminar will describe the importance of natural gas statistics and the major challenges in the collection and compilation of these statistics and present an overview of the international activities that are being undertaken in this area. The seminar will also present the experience of two countries in the compilation of natural gas statistics.

Organizers: United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
   
Seminar Programme/Agenda
 
Introduction
United Nations Statistics Division

Importance of monthly statistics on Natural Gas
Ms. Mieke Reece, Head of oil and gas section, International Energy Agency

Overview of JODI achievements and extension to monthly Natural Gas data collection
Mr. Yuichiro Torikata, Energy Analyst, International Energy Forum

Country experience, Norway
Mr. Olav Ljones, Assistant Director General, Statistics Norway, and Chair of the Oslo Group on Energy Statistics

Country experience, Azerbaijan
Mr. Yusif Yusifov, Head of the Quality Management and Information Technology Department, State Statistical Committee, Republic of Azerbaijan

Open discussion