East Africa’s leading minds in the field of oil and gas will on March 30th & 31st 2016, meet at the 5th Annual East Africa Oil & Gas Summit 2016. The summit will be held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to discuss how best the region can develop the nascent industry.
While the oil business is going through a torrid time, interest in East Africa’s Oil & Gas market remains higher than ever. The region has in the last decade made significant oil and gas discoveries to warranty investment returns.
Uganda and Kenya are steadily advancing in exploration of oil while Tanzania is big on gas. Rwanda and Burundi are tagging along with high their own high prospects of finding commercially viable discoveries. Uganda in particular expects to start oil production in the next five years. Kenya is moving a little bit faster.
Respective countries in the region are undertaking infrastructure development to meet the demands of the industry. Simiraly, government alongsidekey stakeholders are formulating laws, policies and regulations to govern the sensitive business.
East African has risen as a desired destination for investments directed at the extractive industry. While there is keen interest in oil and gas, mining is another option. The region is endowed with diverse minerals that yet to be extracted.
And because of the potential at hand, the 5th East Africa Oil & Gas Summit will explore the industry’s most topical issues through extensive presentations and in-depth panel discussions, examining areas such as the region’s latest licensing rounds, offshore security, transparency and accountability, operating efficiency and local content.
The two day event also comprises a first-class exhibition where the world’s leading companies meet to engage their key audience and showcase the latest in cutting-edge technology. The Summit also acts a platform offering extensive networking opportunities for the sector’s leading players to establish valuable business connections with government representatives, local and international operators, and solutions and technology providers.
In attendance will be representatives from Ministries of Energy from across the region, private sector leaders, investors, experts, service providers, academia and members of the media. Over 250 industry leaders will attend the summit organized by Oliver Kinross, a UK based media agency.
The topics to be covered by the conference will include Energy Reforms, Government Updates, International Case Studies, Investment Opportunities, Local Content, Latest Technology, Project Financing, Licensing Rounds and Oil and Gas Security.