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Over 500 senior oil and gas executives are expected to attend the East Africa Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS 2018) when it returns to Nairobi for its 5th edition this June.

East Africa Oil and Gas summit, the largest of its kind in East Africa and is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum Kenya will once again provide the platform for ministries and national oil companies to engage with international and local companies and investors to examine the hugely significant opportunities present across the region.

With a strong history, backing from more than 400 companies and an insightful programme – real business opportunities are at the heart of EAOGS.

It annually features over 35 high level speakers including ministry officials, senior executives and industry experts from NOCs, IOCs, financial institutions, government authorities and embassies, service companies and industry associations with it programme created in close association with its government and industry partners and by an expert conference production team.

The 2018 programme places Nairobi at the hub of the industry for East Africa and will examine the key topics that affect the rapidly advancing oil and gas industry throughout East Africa, including:

  • Ministerial addresses
  • Latest exploration updates
  • Moving towards production
  • Engaging the community
  • Attracting investment and project finance
  • Spotlight on emerging markets
  • Focus on the role of the service companies
  • Powering the East Africa region

 In addition to the conference programme, the EAOGS 2018 exhibition will give local and international organisations the opportunity to network with everyone they need to meet for their business; new and existing customers, partners and product users and buyers who are all looking for products and services.

 Charles Kahuthu, Regional Coordinator and CEO of the East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA), co-organisers of the event commented; “The timing of EAOGS 2018 is crucial for the sector; the industry is ready to move forward –  with a strong Government in place, a recovering oil price, infrastructure, pipeline and refinery plans all moving forward – there has never been a better time to get involved and be right at the forefront of discussions focussed on the opportunities for the industry in this region.”

New for 2018, EAOGS 2018 will also be partnering with the Upstream Oil & Gas Awards to host the special industry awards on 15th June, also endorsed by Kenya’s Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.

The awards will bring together leading players in the oil and gas ecosystem, recognising the achievements by local and international companies involved in the upstream oil and gas value chain in the country.

East Africa Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition will take place 14-15th June 2018 at the Intercontinental, Nairobi. For more information on EAOGS 2018, please visit www.eaogs.com.

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