First meeting of the Oslo Group

6 - 8 February 2006   Oslo, Norway

The first meeting of the Oslo Group on Energy Statistics was held in Oslo, Norway, from 6-8 February 2006. The topics covered in the agenda included: the indentification of user needs, the scope of official energy statistics, coordination with the Inter-secretariat Working Group on energy statistics, selected methodological and quality problems in energy statistics, important energy statistics systems and harmonization needs, the work plan for the Oslo group, measurement of changes in energy efficiency, and methods for improving consistency in statistics on a national level and reducint response burden.