CWC Group to Hold NOCs & Governments Summit September 17-19, Dubai 2012

Top Quote Elite three-day Summit set to explore key strategies to maximise the oil industry's benefits on local economies. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 18, 2012 - The CWC Group, a leading events company focused on energy and infrastructure issues, will launch NOCs & Governments Summit taking place on 17-19 September at The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE.

    Billed as 'The meeting place for NOCs, Governments & Industry,' the Summit will bring together key decision makers from the oil and gas industry, along with many high-profile government officials and regulators from around the world. It will provide a unique platform to discuss innovative strategies for job creation and skill development in the petroleum sector while examining the industry's role in boosting the economic growth of resource-holding countries.

    "The opportunity for collaboration between governments, private corporations and national oil companies is robust," said Hannah Lawrence, NOCs & Governments Summit Director of The CWC Group, "Our goal for this Summit is to provide an opportunity for these decision makers to come together and push the industry forward, while boosting economic benefits to local and national governments."

    Lawrence, further stated "We are bringing together some of the industry's leading stakeholders." "We have already confirmed the participation of key industry players from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Ghana, Libya, and Nigeria. This is a testament to the importance of these key issues and the pressing need for dialogue to ensure enduring growth for both sides. The Summit will be a key step toward implementing innovative strategies for boosting the industry and maximising its positive impact on local economies around the world."

    The Summit will kick-off with a daylong seminar focused on innovative strategies for addressing emerging challenges facing the development of indigenous petroleum industries. The second day will examine current geopolitical issues and their impact on the industry while exploring strategies for stimulating long-term, sustainable economic growth in oil-producing countries, with an emphasis on improving job creation in the industry alongside engagement of the local population. The final day will feature a slate of discussions on fostering innovation and local technological advancement while boosting investments in research and development. The Summit will close with a panel discussion on oil wealth sharing and maximising the benefits of oil production for local economies.

    The sessions will feature case studies from key countries such as Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Ghana, Iraq, Libya, Oman, Malaysia and the United Kingdom.

    The CWC Group welcomes the support of the NOCs & Governments Summit Gold Sponsor, Shell, and Bronze Sponsors, Olive Group and Petrofac.

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