Group to Hold Oil and Gas Exhibition


Mary Nnah

Critical stakeholders in the oil, gas and power sectors in Africa are set to meet between October 1 – 3 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa at an Oil and Gas Exhibition being put together by the Future Energy Africa.

The conference tagged Africa’s Integrated Oil, Gas and Energy Transformation, is dedicated to advancing future oil, gas and energy solutions for the continent.

With a far-reaching industry collaboration, under the esteemed patronage of the Department of Energy South Africa, the event is set to attract leading governments, national oil companies, international oil companies and industry experts to provide in-depth analysis and an honest reflection of Africa’s set to revolutionise the future.

Addressing a media briefing in Lagos recently, one of the media partners and a speaker at the exhibition, Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu, who is the editor of Orient Energy Review, said the exhibition would bring together African leaders and stakeholders in the energy sector with the intention of providing cut edge solution to the problems confronting the power and energy sector in Africa.

According to her, over 50 exhibitors, 100 critical speakers, including Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kwachikwu and 50 participating countries from Africa would be at the exhibition with a view to boosting bilateral trades among African countries.

She said the conference would also provide exhibitors and conference participants with an indispensable source of information, a dedicated platform for an on-site interview.

In his own submission, the Managing Director of Danvic Petroleum International, Mr. Mayowa Afe, said the exhibition would provide Nigerian energy companies the opportunity of promoting their companies to the outside world as well as the Nigerian local content drive.

Key strategic speakers at the conference, it was gathered would include: Minister of Energy, Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa, Jeff Radebe; Ernest Rubondo, Executive Director, Petroleum Authority of Uganda; Telma Ingles, Executive Manager, Angola LNG Limited; Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head of Oil & Gas Southern Africa, Standard Bank and Lindiwe Mekwe, Acting CEO & General Manager, Petroleum Agency SA among others.