The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a 7-year contract extension for Brevity Anderson Consortium as conference producers and organizers of the Nigeria International Energy Summit (N.I.E.S) formerly known as Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (N.I.P.S).
The confirmation came after a review and approval by the country’s cabinet, aka Federal Executive Council.
“The Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources presented a memo to FEC for a 7-year contract extension between Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Messrs. Brevity Anderson Consortium as consultants and producers of the Nigeria International Energy Summit (N.I.E.S) and the memo was approved by the Council”, a press release by Brevity Anderson quoted Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, as saying.
The information minister was reported as saying that the summit was conceptualized as a pan-African energy and business conference for furthering Africa’s energy integration in the continent has reduced the need for Nigeria to lead large delegations to the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, USA.
“We have been able to save a considerable amount of foreign exchange, we have been able to attract foreign exchange and we have also been able to attract more jobs through this summit”, Mohammed reportedly added.
James Shindi, Nigeria International Energy Summit Project Director & Chief Executive, Brevity Anderson, said that some of the remarkable outcomes from the N.I.E.S have been embraced by the government, policy makers and the industry as a whole.
The 6th edition of the summit, inaugurated in 2018, will hold from April 16th to 20th, 2023, in Abuja with the theme; “Global Perspectives for a Sustainable Energy Future”.