Initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Republic of Indonesia, the conference was held at Bali International Convention Centre and opened by Vice President, H.E. Prof. Dr. H. Boediono, M.Ec., chaired by H.E. Jero Wacik, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia. The conference was attended by the Ministers of Energy from 10 ASEAN member countries, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, India, New Zealand, Russia and the USA. Also present were CEOs of international energy companies and executive directors of energy organizations such as ASCOPE, HAPUA, ACE and IEA.