10th Regional JODI Training Workshop for Sub-Sahara and MENA Region

23-25 November 2014   |   Doha, Qatar


The 10th Regional JODI Training Workshop was held from the 23th - 25th of November 2014 in Doha, Qatar. The Workshop was hosted by the Gas Exporting Countries Forum with the support of the JODI partners: APEC, Eurostat, IEA, IEF, OPEC, OLADE, and UNSD. The objective of the workshop is to enhance JODI-Oil data quality and continue to strengthen JODI-Gas, which was publically-launched this past May at the 14th International Energy Forum Ministerial in Moscow. The Workshop gathered for some 25 participants from 20 countries, mainly from the Sub-Saharan Africa region, who are in charge of hydrocarbon data collection at national administrations and who participate in the collection and dissemination of JODI data. The Workshop will cover the following topics:

  • A briefing on the background, status and objectives of JODI-Oil and JODI-Gas;
  • Training on the JODI-Gas questionnaire and the extended JODI-Oil questionnaire;
  • An overview on perspectives of data users (how JODI data are used);
  • An open discussion on good practices regarding oil and gas data collection;
  • A review of data quality assessment techniques, with practical exercises for both JODI-Oil and JODI-Gas.


Previous JODI Training Workshops