Olga Yudina, Deputy Director of the Project management and support Department of the Ministry of energy, held the first meeting of senior officials of the BRICS Energy Research Platform.

Delegations from all five countries, including representatives of the expert community and companies, took part in the talks. A report on the development of youth research cooperation in the field of energy between the BRICS countries was presented by the Chairman of the BRICS YEA A. Kormishin. The parties presented their proposals on priority areas of work of the BRICS Energy Platform, including energy security, technological cooperation, the development of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, the use of natural gas as a motor fuel and others.

During the event experts from the Russian part of the BRICS Energy Platform presented a draft global review of the development of the international gas motor fuel market which is planned to be launched as part of the BRICS Energy Research Platform.

In addition, the parties discussed the rules of work of the Platform which is planned to be signed at the meeting of the Ministers of Energy of  all the BRICS countries in 2019.