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The Oil & Gas Year hosts the Nigeria Strategic Roundtable for 2015

March 6, 2015, Lagos, Nigeria – International energy publication The Oil & Gas Year is hosting the Strategic Roundtable discussion for Nigeria’s oil and gas industry and will bring together key executives to discuss the main topic of the event, “Nigeria’s competitiveness in attracting investment.” The roundtable is being conducted as part of The Oil & Gas Year’s fourth annual business guide covering the country’s hydrocarbons market in partnership with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB). The event is being sponsored by Schlumberger, Amni International Petroleum Development Company and Weatherford International will be hosted at Eko Hotel, Lagos.
The roundtable is set to bring together the leaders from the industry’s top oil and gas companies, and will include the participation of George Osahon, the director of the DPR; Ernest Nwapa, the executive secretary of NCDMB; Chief Tunde Afolabi, chairman of Amni International; Felix Amieyeafori, managing director of Energia; Eke U. Eke, Schlumberger’s group managing director for West Africa; Femi D. Thomas, managing director of Weatherford International; and Giuseppe Surace, country manager of Saipem.
The panellists will have the opportunity to discuss challenges, opportunities and solutions with relation to attracting investment into the country’s oil and gas industry. With executives from key government agencies, domestic upstream operators and international oilfield services companies present, the event will serve as a unique platform for industry leaders to engage in meaningful discussion and devise ways in which private and public players can work together to strengthen and improve the industry’s investment climate. The Oil & Gas Year’s country director for Nigeria, Gergana Urdarevska, who will chair the event, emphasised the significance of the event for the industry’s prospects. “Dialogue and co-operation among key industry stakeholders at this roundtable will be essential to creating solutions that will drive further investment to Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.”
The roundtable will be printed in The Oil & Gas Year Nigeria 2015 and will feature the comments and views shared by the participants throughout the event.
Wildcat Publishing produces The Oil & Gas Year reports, covering the energy industry in more than 35 countries worldwide. It is distributed to 104 countries and is circulated to more than 69,000 oil and gas executives, financiers and academics.

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