Hon Joseph Akinlaja, Other Industry Players Attend Sub-Sahara Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition

Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream, Hon Joseph Iranola Akinlaja was among dignitaries who honoured the 2018 edition of Sub-Sahara Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition which held at Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja.
The well attended event started on Wednesday April 11 and it is expected to come to a close on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the International Conference Centre.
It was a gathering that attracted various key industry players from across Africa and beyond and as well provided a veritable opportunity for established oil and gas companies, government agencies, services providers, equipment manufacturers and new entries to interact and showcase their possibilities.

Themed “Gearing up for Growth: Sub-Sahara Oil, Gas and Power Oil Chain’’, the annual Sub-Sahara Africa Oil and Gas Summit and Exhibition is a comprehensive industry event dedicated to the Sub-Sahara Africa market and features an exciting programme with best-in-the-business speakers and numerous networking opportunities.

Hon. Akinlaja commeneded the organizers for creating such high profile platform of international exhibition for stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, national and international companies and potential investors coming together to deliberate, engender new technologies among other things in the petroleum sector to drive prosperity and put Africa in her place of pride through proper maximization of her God-given resources.

Nigeria’s petroleum minister on his part, Dr Ibe Kachikwu who was ably represented by Dr. Gbite Adeniji, his Special Technical Adviser (STA) extolled the Summit for providing veritable platform for intellectual discourse, knowledge sharing and showcasing giant strides made by the industry.

He further rated high the current reform of the African Petroleum Producers Organisation, championed by Nigeria as a major key collaborative effort that must be pursued to achieve the Continent’s lofty aspirations as a geopolitical bloc.

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