Press Releases: Inaugural U.S.-Mongolia Energy Cooperation Dialogue on Energy Security and National Energy Policy

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 27, 2017


The U.S. Department of State hosted the inaugural U.S.-Mongolia Energy Cooperation Dialogue in Washington, D.C. on July 25, 2017, followed by meetings with energy technical experts on July 26. The discussions were led by Bureau of Energy Resources Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Mary Burce Warlick and Mongolia’s Director General of the Planning and Policy Department at the Ministry of Energy Chimeddorj Demchigjav.

During the dialogue, U.S. and Mongolian representatives exchanged views on national energy policies, best practices for managing an energy mix with diverse sources of energy, future cooperation between the United States and Mongolia, and opportunities for U.S. businesses in Mongolia’s energy sector. U.S. companies have shown a strong interest in partnering with Mongolia on a wide array of energy initiatives.

The visits with technical experts in Washington, D.C. on July 26, provided the delegation with additional information about the latest U.S. technologies and best practices for evaluating the feasibility of individual energy projects within an overall national framework.

For further information, contact Vincent Campos, Spokesperson for the Bureau of Energy Resources, at CamposVM@state.gov or visit www.state.gov/e/enr. You can also find information on Twitter at @EnergyAtState.


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