20-22 January 2015 – The Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria – December 2014; PennWell Corporation, owners and producers of Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition are delighted to announced the support of The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the upcoming 2015 edition, taking place at the Eko Hotel & Suites on 20-22 January 2015.
The 19th edition of the annual Offshore West Africa will take place “Under the Auspices of” the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and will contain the inclusion of a Keynote Address from Dr. Joseph Dawha, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as part of the Opening Plenary Session, on the morning of Tuesday 20 January 2015.
“We are pleased to present the 19th annual Offshore West Africa under the esteemed auspices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and are honored to welcome Dr. Joseph Dawha into our Opening Plenary Session. Offshore West Africa continues to be the premier conference and exhibition for the offshore oil and gas exploration & production industry within West Africa and PennWell is pleased to once again work closely with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for the upcoming 2015 event.” Said Offshore West Africa Event Director, Glenn Ensor.
Alongside Dr. Joseph Dawha, the Opening Plenary Session will include a Welcome & Introduction: from Mr. David Paganie, Chief Editor, Offshore Magazine, PennWell Corporation; the Advisory Board Chairman Remarks from Mr. George Oguachuba, General Manager, Technical Partnership Assets, TOTAL E&P Nigeria; an Industry Outlook, titled “Positioning West African Projects for a Shale & Post-Shale World” by Ms. Rolake Akinkugbe, FBN Capital; and Minister Addresses from the invited Dr. Diezani Alison-Madueke, Honorable Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria; and Dr. Abdu Bulama, Honorable Minister of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Nigeria.
Offshore West Africa is a truly West African event and addresses key technology and development issues for the West African offshore oil and gas market, through a comprehensive educational program and three-dayexhibition, under the conference theme – Managing West Africa’s Major Projects.
Offshore West Africa 2015 will continue to feature a technical and strategic conference program developed by an Advisory Board comprised of leading industry experts, as well as an exhibition showcasing products, technologies and services from global and regional oil & gas companies, held concurrently, bringing together exhibitors and attendees from around the world for three days of education, networking and new business development.
PennWell Corporation is delighted to be able to return to Nigeria once more for Offshore West Africa, and especially with the decision to host the event in Lagos. The West African offshore marketplace has grown as a whole in the last several years, with numerous large and small-scale discoveries bringing with them the greater need for new intelligence, technology, and investment. Offshore West Africa is well versed in providing highly specialized, market leading information, and we will continue this trend in 2015.