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Africa Oil and Gas Local Conference Slated From October 10 – 11, in Accra

Ghana has been selected to host the third edition of the annual Africa Oil and Gas Local Content Sustainability Conference and Exhibition (ALC2019) in Accra from October 10-11.

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is the host National Oil Company of ALC2019, which had been endorsed and supported by the Petroleum Commission, Ghana, the Africa Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO), and the Ministry of Energy, Ghana.

The two day event is under the theme “Shaping the Future through Sustainable Local Content Policies”.

National, regional and international oil and gas industry Local Content Experts are expected in Accra and key objective was the promotion of increased local value addition and participation in the oil and gas industry supply chain, to achieve the transfer of skills, capacity building and economic development.

Speakers include: Mr. John-Peter Amewu, Minister for Energy, Mr Mahaman Laouan Gaya, Secretary General, APPO and Dr. Kofi Koduah Sarpong, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), GNPC and Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr. CEO, Petroleum Commission.

Others are Dr. Kwame Amoah Baah-Nuakoh, General Manager, Sustainability, GNPC; Dr Lahra Liberti, Natural Resources for Development, OECD and Madam Yanchun Zhang, Chief, Commodity Policy Implementation, UNCTAD.

Source: Kofi Atakora/

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