The 2nd East Africa Oil and Gas Summit (EAOGS) announces a host of new sponsors and supporters for the Summit taking place in 6 months’ time at the Intercontinental in Nairobi. Afren and Ernst and Young have signed up as Platinum Sponsors, Africa Oil and ABS as Gold Sponsors, Aggreko and Simba Energy as Bronze Sponsors and Afex Group as Associate Sponsor. EAOGS is also supported by leading industry and government associations including The Eastern Africa Chambers of Commerce, UKTI, Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya and the US Commercial Service.
‘We’re delighted by the response from sponsors and supporters for this year’s EAOGS and it’s clear that the event has really made its mark as the most prestigious Oil & Gas Summit for the East Africa region’ said Danny Grogan from the organisers Global Event Partners (K) Ltd. ‘We had excellent feedback from the EAOGS 2012 participants and we’ve had a lot of interest from international and local companies, so the Summit is set to be a huge success’ added Grogan.
The EAOGS 2013 conference will bring together regional National Oil Companies, Ministries, IOC’s, independent oil companies, service companies, legal advisors and investors to debate the oil and gas road map for the region. The Speaker line-up so far features Hon Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Petroleum and Mining, South Sudan, Elly Karuhanga, President, Tullow Uganda, Galib Virani, Director, Afren East Africa Exploration, Keith Hill, CEO, Africa Oil and Lex Huurdeman, Senior Expert, Oil, Gas and Mining Policy Unit, SEGOM – World Bank. The full list of confirmed speakers and the latest programme and 2013 brochure are available to view on the website.
EAOGS 2013 will build on the success of the 2012 Summit which was co-hosted by the Ministry of Energy, Kenya and Global Event Partners (K) and was a resounding success welcoming 326 delegates from over 170 regional and international companies attended with delegates coming from 29 countries.
EAOGS is organised by Global Event Partners (K) Ltd and is part of Global Event Partners Ltd headquartered in London. Global Event Partners Ltd has more than 40 years’ experience of delivering events of the highest quality and at the highest level for the oil & gas industry, specifically working in Africa for the past 12 years.