June 28, 2012
-- Hon. Kiraitu Murungi, EGH MP Minister of Energy for Kenya is co-hosting the East Africa Oil and Gas Summit in partnership with Global Event Partners (K) Ltd and an industry led steering committee of government and industry experts. The Minister said ‘’These are extremely exciting times for the oil and gas sector throughout East Africa both in terms of realisation of recent discoveries and also the huge potential that the region has to offer. The EAOG Summit will bring together all the leading players involved throughout the region, representing governments and the private sector.’’
The two day strategic conference taking place in Nairobi this November will provide a platform for leading East African decision makers to engage with international and local investors to examine the investments opportunities available throughout the region. The Chairman of Global Event Partners (K), Dr Mukhisa Kituyi confirmed ‘’We are honoured to have been engaged by the Ministry of Energy to organise this high level investment summit for the Oil & Gas industry East Africa. The Minister is securing the presence of the key Ministers in the region from Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan so all the major players will be represented this November.’’
The summit will unite regional and international investors and industry experts to share their knowledge and explore the current challenges and opportunities in the region. ‘’The East Africa Oil and Gas Summit comes at a perfect time when the world’s eyes are turning towards our region,’’ said the Minister, Hon. Kiraitu Murungi.
The conference programme day one will feature regional sessions covering issues for the whole East Africa region that includes Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Mozambique, Uganda, Madagascar, Rwanda and Burundi whilst day two will provide focused sessions on Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania. Sessions led by government and industry experts will examine the challenges and opportunities in East Africa from a government and private company perspective, finance, infrastructure projects, pipelines, LNG terminals, security, local content, technology transfer and future projects.
Danny Grogan, Managing Director, Global Event Partners (K) concluded ‘‘We are really excited about EAOG-Summit, having the support of the Ministry of Energy ensures the event will become the leading international hub for trade and investment at this ground breaking time for the Oil & Gas industry in East Africa.’’http://www.eaog-summit.com
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