The 17th edition of the annual Nigerian Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, an ongoing four-day summit, is scheduled to hold from the 2nd -5th of July, 2018 at NICON Luxury Hotel and ICC, Abuja. The theme for this year’s summit is, “Driving Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Industry Towards Sustained Economic Development and Growth.”

The four-day programme, organised by the CWC Group Ltd., will include the following events: Nigerian Content Seminar, NOG Conference, Exhibition and all networking functions.

At the commencement of the event yesterday, the African Leadership Magazine team couldn’t help but notice that the summit has provided a platform for networking and a pleasant ambience for attendees, delegates, exhibitors, key players and professionals in the oil and gas sector to engage in conversations, strategize and discuss new business opportunities in the industry.

Expected dignitaries include Hon. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director NNPC, H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary-General OPEC, Mordecai Ladan – Director Department of Petroleum Resources, Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board, Bello Rabiu, Chief Operating Officer Upstream NNPC, Henry Ikem Obih, Chief Operating Officer, Downstream NNPC, Anibor Kragha, Chief Operating Officer Refineries, NNPC, Dafe S. Sejebor, Group General Manager National Petroleum Investment Management Services.

Some 2018 sponsors of the conference include Oando PLC, ExxonMobil, Total, Aiteo, Chevron, Shell and many others.

The Nigerian Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition is aimed at creating an avenue for networking, sharing ideas, and exploring new opportunities and innovations in the industry.