The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has announced the launch of the inaugural West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) taking place 21-23rd February 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.
PETAN has created WAIPEC as part of itsleading role in promoting and driving sustainable developmentof Nigeria’spetroleum industry.WAIPEC will address the needs of companies seeking to showcase innovativesolutions, new technologies within the sector, work to generate international investment and support the development of major new collaborationsfor the benefit of West Africa’s petroleum economy.
During the three-day event, delegates will have the opportunity to participate in over 25 business, technical and special focus sessions, and hear from more than75 prominent industry speakers and representatives from both the regional and international oil and gas community. Running alongside the conference – an exhibition is projected to attract more than 200 exhibiting companies and 6,000 visiting professionals from West Africa, Europe, Americas and Asia.
WAIPEC’s programme will be driven by an esteemed steering committee, representing a cross section of key stakeholders from the Nigerian oil and gas industry including the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), TOTAL E & P, First E & P, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Companyand representatives from PETAN amongst others.
Speaking of the event, Bank Anthony Okoroafor, Chairman of PETAN explained; “WAIPEC has been created to specifically address Nigeria’s national energy needs, highlight its challenges and importantly, promote its continued development.
The event will provide a platform for the many major oil producers, engineering companies, oilfield services and consultants operating in Nigeria and West Africa, to showcase their technologies and expertise, as well as work to attract international investment and create partnerships for the betterment of the sector.”
For full details on the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, its content and how to participate, visit www.waipec.com
About WAIPEC 2017
WAIPEC is excited to be hosted by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), a leading organisation that represents oilfield services and technology companies operating across upstream through to downstream projects. PETAN is a leader in the promotion of innovative engineering and creative solutions, that help advance the petroleum industry both nationally and regionally.
WAIPEC has been launched to address the needs of companies seeking to showcase their innovative solutions and new technologies, and to support the development of major new business and partnerships to benefit West Africa’s petroleum economy.
For more information on the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference or to register to attend as press, please contact:
Aimee Thompsett, Global Event Partners: firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 1737 784956
Jumoke Oyedun, PETAN, email@example.com / 0803 725 5190