WANTS TO STAY IN POWEWR? Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni will give the keynote address at the 3rd Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit (UIOGS) from September27-28, 2017 at the Hotel Serena, Kampala.

Held with the support of the Uganda National Oil Company and Petroleum Authority of Uganda, official delegations at the event are being led by host, the Minister of Energy and Minerals Development Irene Muloni, and Equatorial Guinea Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, Gabriel Lima, alongside over 400 oil and gas industry leaders from around the world.

Building on the success of its 2nd edition in 2016 which saw over 350 attendees, UIOGS 2017 will again demonstrate the importance of Uganda’s oil and gas industry, discussing and debating the future of exploration and production in the region. It will feature presentations from industry leaders and experts from all over the world.

Further underlining its growing international significance, the event has supporting partners from all over the globe including major operators Total and CNOOC as Knowledge Partners and Principal Sponsors, joined by Siemens, Ponticelli Uganda, Fluor, OGAS Services and Freight Forwarders Kenya.

Other operators include Honeywell, UOP, Civtec Africa, Emerson Automation Solutions, Frontier Services Group, Jaihind Projects, Shawcor, AFEX, Alpha Logistics and Bawaka & Sons.

Speaking of the event’s growing global significance, Event Director, Global Event Partners, Dan Grogan said: “The Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit is continuing to build in huge international significance, attracting professionals from across all aspects of the global oil and gas sector, including all of the key players in the industry and all elements of the value chain. It will act as a platform for the industry to come together, discuss and debate the crucial next steps in the road map to production. We look forward to the participation of all global partners, suppliers and customers in support of our endeavours.”

With over 21 oil and/or gas discoveries made to date, 87 oil wells drilled and 21 fields in existence, Uganda’s long-awaited development phase is now certainly in full flow and the country is now unquestionably one of the hottest prospects and most promising areas for exploration ROI on offer.