CIEHC 2020 is the official platform for the government to share and discuss its vision for the future of the national oil and gas industry with the key stakeholders in the country.

It is a crucial business platform for professionals across the Oil & Gas and Energy industries to gather and discuss regional developments, discover innovative solutions and build profitable business relations.

Largest Oil & Gas Event in Central Africa

With over 700 participants during the last edition, CIEHC is without a doubt the largest gathering of Oil & Gas industry professionals in Central Africa.

High Level Networking

CIEHC gathers the key decision makers of Congo’s Oil and Gas industry, 76% of participants at the 3rd CIEHC were senior management, with decision making power.

Exclusive Exhibition

Strategically located in the conference area, CIEHC offers participants a unique opportunity to showcase their projects and services to the key stakeholders in Congo’s Oil and Gas industry.


CIEHC 2020 comprises of two day programme of intense targeted networking, personalised 1-2-1 meetings, connecting with global Oil, Gas & Energy companies and key stakeholders, as well as gain knowledge on global Oil & Gas and energy opportunities, innovations and upcoming investments.

  • CEO; Presidents; General Manager
  • Purchasing: Sales; Marketing Personnel
  • Outside Service Providers Personnel
  • Production; Operations and Maintenance Personnel
  • Engineering: Management; Engineers; Geologists, Trainers, Human Resources
  • Government & Municipality Representatives
  • Project Developers/Consultants / Analysts
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Equipment & Technology Solutions
  • Banks/Investors/Insurance
  • Power and energy solution providers
  • Private and Public Investors
  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Logistics and Transport
  • Finance
  • Research and Development
  • IT and Technology Solutions


The fourth edition of the Congo’s International oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition – CIEHC 2020 will build on the success of the previous edition, which attracted over 700 participants from 12 countries.

The event is held under the high patronage of the Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, Jean-Marc Thystere Tchicaya and the audience will include high-ranking government officials, executives from operating companies in Central Africa, international consultants, financial institutions and investors.


We always look forward to hearing from companies and individuals who would like to speak at our events.

The Call for Papers for CIEHC 2020 is now open!

Please note that making a submission does not guarantee a speaking slot.


Please submit a 500-word maximum abstract/overview of proposed talk
Please submit a brief bio and photo
Please include your full contact details
Each speaking slot is limited to 15 minutes per person per session
Call for papers will close on the 16 August 2019
We welcome additional recommendations of potential speakers for the event