His Excellency Clément MOUAMBA, Prime Minister, Head of Government of the Republic of the Congo opened CIEHC4 ceremony. CIEHC4, the Central-African International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition attracted hundreds of visitors during these 3-day event in Kintélé Brazzaville International Conference Centre, from 19-21 February. The event was organised by the Ministry of Hydrocarbons with the support of AME Trade.
“This conference is extremely important for the Republic of Congo and the entire sector in general as it allows us to discuss current legislation and regulations in our country but also in the sub-region. It also allows all of the partners to discuss and exchange on the problems of our sector, from upstream to downstream, to be able to pinpoint the various problems and to provide possible solutions that governments and oil companies can continue to exploit to find lasting solutions to develop our sector.” Mentioned Jean-Marc THYSTERE TCHICAYA, Minister of Hydrocarbons, Republic of Congo.
The agenda for the 4th edition focused on the “Develop hydrocarbon resources for economic diversification and regional integration” and discussed key topics such as developing the value chain of the Oil and Gas Industry in the region, challenges and perspectives; promoting successful partnerships to advance exploitation in the regional Oil and Gas sector; stimulating foreigner investment in Congo; strategies to stop gas flaring; sustainable development and environment; and strategies of financing projects for energy development.
Senior management and decision maker’s participants from the Oil and Gas industry attended the 3-days of CIEHC4 and had the exclusive opportunity of developing their network across the sector by getting more cooperation and new business. The 4th exhibition was the main place where the investors could highlight their projects and services to key players.
CIEHC4 had the support of SNPC; Total; Groupe AOGC; Perenco; Chevron; Lukoil; Hemla E&P Congo; Eni; PetroCongo; PGS; Kontinent Congo; Schlumberger; Olive Energy Congo; Engineering, Petroleum & Industries; EXCI-MAA; Puma and Puma Lubricants.
About Republic of Congo:
The Republic of Congo is currently the third largest oil producing country in sub-Saharan Africa and the CIEHC 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.