Offshore West Africa 2015 Preliminary Conference Programme Announced

Offshore West Africa 2015 Preliminary Conference Programme Announced

13 October 2015; Offshore West Africa is pleased to announce the release of the conference programme and Pre Event Guide for the 19th annual Conference & Exhibition which sees the event return to Nigeria, this time at The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on 20 – 22 January 2015.

PennWell Corporation is delighted to be able to return to Nigeria once more for the 19th edition of Offshore West Africa, and especially with the decision to host the event in Lagos. The West African offshore marketplace has grown as a whole in the last several years, with numerous large and small – scale discoveries bringing with them the greater need for new intelligence, technology, and investment. Offshore West Africa is well versed in providing highly specialized, marketleading information, and we will continue this trend in 2015.

Under the auspices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Offshore West Africa 2015 is dedicated to the offshore exploration and production industries of the West African region, and has a reputation for providing the best networking opportunities and a forum for the sharing of ideas and experiences. The theme of the 2015 event is Managing West Africa’s Major Projects, with the conference programme following this strategic outlook.

Offshore West Africa 2015 will begin, as is traditional, with the Opening Plenary on Tuesday 20 January 2015 with the current line -up including:
• Welcome & Introduction: Mr. David Paganie, Chief Editor, Offshore Magazine, PennWell Corporation
• Advisory Board Chairman Remarks: Mr. George Oguachuba, General
Manager, Technical Partnership Assets, TOTAL E&P Nigeria

Keynote Addresses:
Dr. Diezani Alison – Madueke, Honorable Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria *Invited

Dr. Abdu Bulama, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Nigeria *Invited
• Industry Outlook: Positioning West African Projects for a Shale & Post – Shale World, Ms. Rolake Akinkugbe, FBN Capital

Throughout the 3 days of Offshore West Africa 2015, the Conference will include sessions based on a variety of topics, including Field Development, Production Optimization, Subsea Technology and Asset Integrity, plus a session on Regional Trends & Challenges. The 2015 event will then close with the traditional Awards Ceremony.

Combining a world class conference and a high – level exhibition floor full of companies demonstrating their latest technological advances, Offshore West Africa 2015 is one event sure to be high on the agenda of anyone involved with the West African oil and gas exploration and production industry.

This high – quality technical forum provides a unique networking opportunity for attendees to share and learn from experts in their respective fields. For further information on the Offshore West Africa 2015 conference program me and to view the Preliminary Event Guide please visit

Early Bird Discount Rates

Benefit from the Offshore West Africa Early Bird discount rate by booking your conference place before 18th November 2014, and save up over 10% on the Individual Conference Delegate fee. The event is a key forum for senior executives and industry leaders to meet and discuss a range of topics, network and see the latest technologies and solutions relating to offshore exploration and production industries at the Offshore West Africa exhibition, with many of the leading solutions providers on show.

With registration FREE to those who pre-register for the Exhibition, we urge you not to miss out on the opportunity to visit Offshore West Africa 2015 and ensure you are at the forefront of the market within this exciting region of the world.

For further information on the Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition 2015, and how to register for the conference, please visit

For further information contact:
Lee Catania
Senior Marketing Manager
Offshore West Africa

PennWell Corporation
T: +44 (0) 1992 656 647
F: +44 (0) 1992 656 700
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