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  11/6/2013, Kislev 3, 5774

Israeli Fuel Choices Summit on Oil Dependency Reduction


The first annual Bloomberg Fuel Choices Summit will take place in Tel Aviv on Tuesday November 12th. Financial and environmental concerns in using gasoline and oil for transportation will be a focus of the conference This includes a plan to reduce oil usage by 60 percent over the next 20 years.

Scheduled to speak at the summit are Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, Belgium Foreign Minister Didier J.L. Reynders, Héctor Moreira of Petróleos Mexicanos American Governor Bill Richardson, Brad Pietras, Vice President of Technology at the Lockheed Martin aircraft corporation, Dr. Veit Steinle of the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Linda Lingle of the United States Energy Security Council, retired US General Wesley Clarke, Mario Garnero Chairman of the Brasilinvest Groups, Wang Chuanfu Chairman of BYD, Silvan Shalom, Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Yaakov Perry, Minister of Science, Technology and Space, Yisrael Katz, Minister of Transport, National Infrastructures, and Road Safety and others.