Press Conference – EITI Report 2013 and 2014

Press Conference – EITI Report 2013 and 2014

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Today 20 January, EITI Albania Secretariat and the Ministry of Energy and Industry held a press conference for the publication of EITI Report 2013 and 2014.
EITI report for the years 2013 and 2014 includes an analysis of the production and the contribution of the oil and gas sector, mining sector and hydropower sector, as the reconciliation of the payments that operators in these sectors have done to the State.
Head of EITI Albania Secretariat Ms. Dorina Çinari made a summary of the key findings of the EITI Report 2013 and 2014, as the inclusion for the first time of the Hydro-energy Sector in the EITI reports. Also in her speech Ms. Çinari, highlighted that the EITI Report 2013 and 2014 makes a view in terms of legal framework, the fiscal package, mineral reserves, active licenses, licensing processes and state owned companies operations as Albpetrol, KESH, AKBN, etc.
Present in this meeting was the Minister of Energy and Industry Mr. Damian Gjiknuri, who in his speech underlined that transparency is a contribution to the country good governance and praised the certified data published in the EITI report 2013 and 2014 regarding oil, gas, mining and hydro-energy sectors.
Present at the meeting were representatives from the extractive industry and the state institutions collaborative to the EITI process.