The 11th AGM was held in Deauville, France, on June 10-11, 2008, and was hosted by the sponsoring members Gaz de France and Schlumberger. The focal topic was «Globalisation of the Energy Markets». The forum was held on a high representative level and brought together 270 delegates. In the frame of the AGM the sensational press-conference on gas prices was given by Gazprom top management. The outcome received wide repercussions in the leading world media agencies.