ASEAN+3 Considering Stockpiling Oil

Updated On: May 19, 2009

ASEAN+3 (ASEAN member states and China, South Korea and Japan) are drafting a regional energy security plan that includes an "oil stockpiling roadmap" as part of its strategy.

The draft of the energy security plan should be ready for discussion at a meeting in Myanmar in late July 09. This meeting will be of energy ministers from Asean+3 as well as New Zealand, Australia and India, and will also include representatives from the European Union.

Dow Jones, 18 May 2009, Asean+3 Consider Stockpiling Oil As Part Of Security Plan http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=20090518...

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