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WAIPEC On Course, with Renewed Optimism For West African Resources

Equatorial Guinea’s entry into OPEC, the passage, by the Nigerian Senate,of a transformational oil legislation and a more robust crude oil price than what prevailed in the last two years are some of the reasons organisers of the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC), are assured of a larger gathering in the 2018 edition.
The summit will take place at the Eko Convention Centre, in Eko Hotel, in Lagos Nigeria.

“Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon, with their hydrocarbon industries on the coast of the Atlantic in West Africa, have fared well in the past two quarters, relatively speaking”, says Sam Ojehonmon, an energy analyst focused on Subsaharan Africa. “Addax alone has net close to 25,000BOPD in Cameroon and the ease with which Shell sold its Gabonese assets points to confidence of the international markets in the country”, he explains. “These suggest that a West African Oil and Gas Summit can be fruitful in terms of market intelligence and networking”, Ojehonmo says.

Working directly with PETAN, (an umbrella association of local engineering contractors in Nigeria) the organisers, dmg events, say they “will draw on their global resources to ensure that the event delivers to the needs of all stakeholders in Nigeria and through the region”.

It’d be useful if they see the players in West Africa as significant contributors to the conference.
“WAIPEC is the event created by the industry, for the industry”, says dmg events.

The company says that:

For details on how to get involved in WAIPEC 2018 contact the organising committee today:

PETAN secretariat@petan.org or call on +234 80 372 55190 (PETAN members)

Dan Grogan dgrogan@waipec.com or call on +44 1737784952 (International)
Rehia Giwa – Osagiergiwa-osagie@waipec.com or call on +234 7069 117347 (Nigeria)

For all media and marketing enquiries please contact:

Aimee Thompsett athompsett@waipec.com or call on +44 1737 784956


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