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offshore west africa call for papers open - deadline: 19 may 2015

Are you interested in speaking at the 20th Annual Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition?  We are pleased to announce that the Call for Papers is now open for this celebratory anniversary edition of Offshore West Africa and we invite you to submit your abstracts by 19 May 2015.

The Advisory Board of Offshore West Africa is now accepting abstracts for the Offshore West Africa 2016 Conference. We invite you to submit an abstract for Offshore West Africa and share your knowledge, experience and solutions with industry colleagues from around the world.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA CALL FOR PAPERS (PDF)

To have your presentation considered for this technical programme, please submit your 150 - 400 word abstract on one or more of the technical focus areas listed by 19 May 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT PLEASE CLICK HERE
FOR A LIST OF THE CONFERENCE TOPICS FOR ABSTRACTS PLEASE CLICK HERE

ATTENTION 2015 DELEGATES - GAIN FREE ENERGY INSTITUTE MEMBERSHIP

Thank you to all who attended and were a part of Offshore West Africa 2015. Conference Delegates who attended the events are, as part of the conference package, are entitled to a complimentary one year Affiliate membership with the Energy Institute.

To register, simply click and follow the step by step process. Kindly enter this promo code OffshoreWA at step 2 of 7 (at the bottom of the page). At the end of the process, you will receive your membership number straight away by email.

The Energy Institute is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 20,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 companies worldwide. The EI provides learning and networking opportunities to support professional development, as well as professional recognition and technical and scientific knowledge resources on energy in all its forms and applications.

For more enquires contact Ebun Akinfosile eakinfosile@energyinst.org

ABOUT OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA 2016

We are pleased to announce that the 20th Anniversary Edition of Offshore West Africa will return to Lagos, Nigeria on 26-28 January 2016, delivering the premier technical forum focused exclusively on West African offshore exploration and production, and attracting NOCs, IOCs and suppliers from all over the world.

Offshore West Africa conference and exhibition will yet again provide a platform for technology exchange and new business development. Offshore West Africa is the region’s premier technical forum focused exclusively on West Africa’s offshore Oil and Gas market.

The conference will provide the latest technological innovations, solutions and lessons learned from leading industry professionals and will focus on the process of managing major projects with its inherent cost implications.

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Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition remains the leading source of information on new technology and operating expertise for this booming deepwater and subsea market. Make the most of your attendance at Offshore West Africa 2016. Sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities offer a great way to enhance the profile and awareness of your company. Whether you are well established in the region or seeking new business opportunities, we can tailor a unique sponsorship package to meet your needs.

Contact your local representative today for details on how Offshore West Africa 2016 can help you showcase your products and services through a host of available exhibiting and sponsorship options.

Offshore West Africa, presented by Offshore Magazine and supported by Oil & Gas Journal, is the only conference and exhibition dedicated to the offshore oil & gas industry in the region. More than 2,000 offshore professionals and key decision makers will attend the three-day conference and exhibition.  Mark the date in your diary today to ensure your participation.

 

 

Offshore West Africa Exhibition

Offshore West Africa offers a unique platform to reach your target audience, with both a world class conference combined with the exhibition showcasing the latest technological developments.

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This unique event attracts senior decision makers, enabling you to make crucial contacts within the industry. Promote your company and capitalize on new opportunities. Book your booth now for prime space availability and see how Offshore West Africa can generate bottom-line results for your marketing spend.

Why exhibit?

• Increase company and brand awareness
• Increase product and services awareness
• Launch new products and services
• Target particular market areas
• Meet customers and prospects face to face
• Stay ahead of the competition
• Gain direct access to an international audience of high level decision makers

Exhibiting at Offshore West Africa provides opportunities to:

• Meet strategic decision makers face-to-face
• Build relationships with clients and potential clients
• Raise brand awareness in the market place
• Source new clients, suppliers and business partners

For more information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Tony B. Moyo
Europe, Middle East & Asia
Phone: +44 (0) 1992 656 658
Email: tonybm@pennwell.com
  Dele Olaoye
Africa
Phone: +234 802 223 2864
Email: q-she@inbox.com

Desiree Reyes
The Americas
Phone: +1 713 963 6283 
Fax: +1 713 963 6212
Email: desireer@pennwell.com
  Mike Twiss
South East Asia, Australia & New Zealand
T: +61 437 700 093
E: miket@pennwell.com


 

OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA call for papers now open!!

Are you interested in speaking at the 20th Annual Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition?  We are pleased to announce that the Call for Papers is now open for this celebratory anniversary edition of Offshore West Africa and we invite you to submit your abstracts by 19 May 2015.

The Advisory Board of Offshore West Africa is now accepting abstracts for the Offshore West Africa 2016 Conference. We invite you to submit an abstract for Offshore West Africa and share your knowledge, experience and solutions with industry colleagues from around the world.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA CALL FOR PAPERS (PDF)

To have your presentation considered for this technical programme, please submit your 150 - 400 word abstract on one or more of the technical focus areas listed by 19 May 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT PLEASE CLICK HERE
FOR A LIST OF THE CONFERENCE TOPICS FOR ABSTRACTS PLEASE CLICK HERE

   

ATTENTION 2015 DELEGATES - GAIN FREE ENERGY INSTITUTE MEMBERSHIP

Thank you to all who attended and were a part of Offshore West Africa 2015. Conference Delegates who attended the events are, as part of the conference package, are entitled to a complimentary one year Affiliate membership with the Energy Institute.

To register, simply click and follow the step by step process. Kindly enter this promo code OffshoreWA at step 2 of 7 (at the bottom of the page). At the end of the process, you will receive your membership number straight away by email.

The Energy Institute is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 20,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 companies worldwide. The EI provides learning and networking opportunities to support professional development, as well as professional recognition and technical and scientific knowledge resources on energy in all its forms and applications.

For more enquires contact Ebun Akinfosile eakinfosile@energyinst.org

OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA SPECIAL EVENTS

Offshore West Africa offers a host of great Networking Opportunities for all its attendees. Further information regarding such opportunities at the 2016 event will appear here shortly, when confirmed.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA 2015 NETWORKING RECEPTION PHOTO SLIDESHOW

 

 

OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA PRESS RELEASES

Please see below the latest Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition press releases:

Offshore West Africa 2015 plays host to record attendance in Lagos
The 19th Annual edition of Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition took place at The Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria on 20‐22 January 2015, to a record breaking international audience of almost 2,400 leading oil and gas industry professionals from more than 30 countries worldwide. CLICK HERE for the full press release.

Offshore West Africa confirms Youth Empowerment Programme
PennWell is delighted to announce the inclusion of a Youth Empowerment Programme as part of Offshore West Africa 2015. Working in conjunction with The Energy Institute and Lonadek, this Youth Empowerment Programme will take place on the 22nd January 2015 and is a new element added to the already impressive line-up of activities at the upcoming event at The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. CLICK HERE for the full press release.

Offshore West Africa confirms Continuing Professional Development program as part of 2015 Conference
PennWell is delighted to announce the inclusion of a Continual Professional Development Program as part of Offshore West Africa 2015. Working in conjunction with The Energy Institute and Lonadek, the “Offshore West Africa CPD Conference supported by the Energy Institute”, is an exciting new addition which is designed for young and seasoned professionals who wish to grow and develop in competency and skills well suited to the Energy, Power and Hydrocarbon industries. CLICK HERE for the full press release.

Department of Petroleum Resources to provide Keynote Address at Offshore West Africa
The Department of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria have confirmed their support for the upcoming Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition by providing a Keynote Address from their Director, Mr. George Osahon on Wednesday 21st January 2015. CLICK HERE for the full press release.

NNPC confirms support of Offshore West Africa and Keynote Address
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. CLICK HERE for the full press release.

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Perenco contracts Polarcus for Gabon 3D survey

12/30/2014

Polarcus has signed a Letter of Intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon for a 3D marine seismic survey offshore West Africa.

 

FMC nets deepwater Angola production order

12/23/2014

Eni Angola has commissioned FMC Technologies to supply subsea production systems for the deepwater block 15/06 East Hub development.

African Petroleum nears farm-out offshore Liberia

12/23/2014

An unnamed London-based independent has agreed to farm into 50% of African Petroleum’s LB-08 offshore license.

Ivory Coast signs deals with ExxonMobil for two oil blocks

12/18/2014

Ivory Coast has signed production sharing agreements with Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Fugro receives third and final vessel of series

12/18/2014

Fugro has received the third of a series of three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels being built by Damen. Like the other vessels in this series, Fugro Frontier is a compact, diesel-electric FOCSV designed for a variety of tasks.

African Petroleum enters first renewal period on Senegal license

12/18/2014

African Petroleum Senegal Ltd. has received confirmation of its first renewal period on license Senegal Offshore Sud Profond.

FMC Technologies awarded subsea systems contract offshore Nigeria

12/17/2014

FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from Star Deep Water Petroleum Ltd. (a Chevron company), operator of the Agbami field, to provide subsea equipment for operations in the Agbami field, offshore Nigeria.

Vaalco reassesses offshore Gabon plans following H2S inflow

12/17/2014

Vaalco Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed the first development well drilled from the newly installed Etame platform offshore Gabon.

CAMAC to acquire 3D seismic offshore Gambia

12/16/2014

CAMAC Energy Gambia Ltd., has awarded a contract for the acquisition of a 3D seismic survey to Polarcus Ltd. The survey will cover 1,504 sq km (581 sq mi) in the company’s A2 and A5 blocks offshore Gambia.

Lekoil updates on Otakikpo project

12/16/2014

Lekoil, an oil and gas exploration and development company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, has updated its progress on the Otakikpo marginal field in oil mining lease (OML) 11, offshore Nigeria.

OFFSHORE WEST AFRICA 2015 POST SHOW REPORT


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offshore west africa 2015 event highlights

The 19th Annual edition of Offshore West Africa Conference and Exhibition took place at  The Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria on 20‐22 January 2015, to a record breaking  international audience of almost 2,400 leading oil and gas industry professionals from more than 30 countries worldwide.

Under the Auspices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Endorsed by the Department of Petroleum Resources Nigeria, with Diamond Sponsor, TOTAL, and Gold Sponsors Addax Petroleum and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Offshore West Africa once again addressed key technology and development issues for the West African offshore oil and gas market, through a comprehensive educational conference program and three‐day exhibition, under the theme “Managing West Africa’s Major Projects”.

The event began with the Opening Plenary Session to over 390 people, including a Welcome & Introduction by Mr. David Paganie, Chief Editor, Offshore Magazine, PennWell Corporation; Chairman's Remarks from Mr. George Oguachuba, General Manager, Corporate Nig. Content, Venture Management & Corporate Geosciences, TOTAL Exploration & Production Nigeria; an International Operator Address by Mrs. Elizabeth Proust, Managing Director/Chief Executive, TOTAL Upstream Nigeria; an Industry Outlook from Ms. Rolake Akinkugbe, VP & Head, Energy and Natural Resources, FBN Capital. These were followed by a Goodwill Speech from Dr. Ernest Nwapa (D. MT, FNSE), Executive Sectretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board; and a Keynote Address from Engr. Jonathan Kwame Okehs, Group General Manager, NAPIMS, on behalf of Dr. Joseph T. Dawha, GMD, NNPC and the Ministry of Petroleum.

The Opening Plenary was followed by the official opening of the 2015 Exhibition via a ribbon cutting by Engr. Jonathan Kwame Okehs, Group General Manager, NAPIMS, on behalf of Dr. Joseph T. Dawha, GMD, NNPC, and the Ministry of Petroleum. The three‐day Exhibition comprised of both prominent local and international organizations, displaying their latest products, services, technologies and industry innovations. Exhibitors included Total, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), NNPC, the Department of Petroleum Resources Nigeria, JC International, PETAN, DeltaAfrik, INTECSEA and Ariosh, many of whom have signaled their intention to exhibit once again at Offshore West Africa 2016.

 

On 21 January, a Keynote Address took place with Mr Wole Akinyosoye, Assistant Director ‐ Planning, on behalf of Mr. George Osahon, Director, Department of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria speaking on the Emergence of Indigenous Independents. On the morning of 22 January, the ever popular Local Content Panel Discussion took place with a full room of 150 delegates. Moderated by Mr. Nosa Omorodion, General Manager, National Content ‐ West Africa, Schlumberger, the panelists included Engr. Paul Zuhumben, General Manager, Projects and Operations on behalf of Dr. Ernest Nwapa (D. MT, FNSE), Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board; Mr. Dapo Oshinusi, Executive, PETAN; Mr. Nedo Osayande, General Manager, Shell Petroleum Development Company; Ms. Blessing Akintayo, Business Development Executive, Richardson Oil and Gas Ltd.; and Mrs. Enife Atobiloye, Lead
Consultant, Human Leadership Resources.



For the first time, Offshore West Africa included a continuous professional development (CPD) program, supported by the Energy Institute. This Initiative is part of PennWell Corporation’s and Offshore West Africa‘s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to help with the West African region’s objective of developing a fully sustainable sector.

As part of the collaboration between Offshore West Africa and the Energy Institute, a Youth Programme was held on 22nd January for a selected group of students and young professionals to attend the exhibition and listen to presentations from companies such as Total and Chevron as part of an Empowerment Workshop.

 

As part of the Closing & Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), the Best Presentation Award was provided to Dr. Abili Nimi, Subsea Project Manager, ENI E&P Division, for the paper entitled Subsea Processing, a Strategic Approach to Realize Value on Offshore Marginal Field Development. As part of
this closing ceremony, PennWell Corporation Conference Director, David Paganie announced the return of Offshore West Africa to Lagos on 26-28 January 2016 for its celebratory 20th Anniversary edition.

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