By Ndubuisi Micheal Obineme
The 5th edition of the Sub-Sahara Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Summit will take place next year from 9th – 11th April, 2019 which will reunite industry players from across the African region.
In April 2018, industry players across the oil and gas value chain in Africa gathered in Abuja to discuss & strengthen the region’s oil and gas operations and to gearing up the growth & development in the oil and gas industry.
The 2018 edition featured speakers from the Ministry of State for Petroleum of Nigeria, Nigerian National Petroleum Commission, (NNPC), Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company (SNEPCo); Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company (KRPC), ExxonMobil Nigeria, EnerWise Africa; Seamfix, East Africa Petroleum Institute, Petroleum Commission, Ghana; Tanzanian Petroleum Corporation, Central Bank Governors and Crude Oil Marketers.
With a proactive agenda for next year edition, industry players from across Africa will meet again in Dar es Salaam for the 5th edition of the Sub-Sahara Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Summit with the theme “GROWING THE AFRICA BARRELS.’’ The summit also aims to unlocking the potentials in the Sub-Sahara region.
According to report, more than 80 per cent of the 1,300 blocks in North Africa are licensed, while in Sub-Sahara Africa, it is estimated that only about 30 per cent of 2,900 blocks are licensed. The event is a dynamic and innovative platform that will feature major projects and new opportunities that still exist in the Sub-Sahara region.
The 2019 Sub-Sahara Oil and Gas Summit will once again feature industry players from both indigenous and international oil companies, stakeholders, technical experts, government officials and investors looking to invest in Africa.
The summit is organized by Zenith Professional Training (ZPT), a firm with several years’ of building oil and gas capacity through industry specialized training in the oil and gas sector.