Tag: Fatih Birol

A second wave of COVID-19 will have ‘major consequences’ for the oil market, IEA warns

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday that market forces had “demonstrated their power” on the supply side of the oil market in recent weeks, but concerns remain over the potential for a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

IEA’s Fatih Birol on why African govts should embrace renewables

The 25th edition of Africa Oil Week is under way in Cape Town, where the who's who of the oil and gas industry are congregating to network, share knowledge and make deals. CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers spoke to Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.