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Press Releases from CWC Group (85 total)

Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Ltd announces sponsorship of the CWC’s 2nd Somalia …

Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited, the Somalia-focused oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring CWC’s Somalia Oil & Gas Summit for the second year running. Following the success of the inaugural event last year, the Somalia Oil & Gas Summit 2014, organized by the CWC Group, will be taking place on 20 October 2014, at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Cadogan Place, London,

Progress of Iraqi Integrated National Energy Strategy to be analysed at Iraq Pet …

(09 March 2014, London, UK) Following the creation of the Iraqi Integrated National Energy Strategy last year, the Iraqi Government has set itself the task of fulfilling the strategy’s detailed plan by the year 2033. Though focused on Iraq’s long term future, many changes are required to be made in the short term in order to reach key milestones. The progress of the implementation of this landmark strategy will be

‘Collaboration at Community, Country and Regional Level should be Key Focus fo …

A newly published whitepaper by Martin Hutchison, Managing Director of International Resources Consulting and Associate Director of CWC Group, examines the East Africa region as a vastly under-explored province, managing oil wealth and need for investment. He also addresses the skills shortage as well as opportunities for infrastructure regional cooperation. The whitepaper summarises conclusions from the high-level discussions, which took place at the CWC East Africa Oil & Gas Summit

Oil & Gas Leaders meet in Erbil to discuss international investment in Kurdistan …

Gert Meinecke, Danish Ambassador to Iraq, met with Minister Falah Mustafa from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and other officials from the Department of Foreign Relations in the KRG this week, to announce that Danish companies will be participating in the progress and development of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan’s recent achievements in its oil industry have turned the region into an economic hub for global oil companies including Exxon-Mobil, Total, and

Daniel Gnangni, MD of PETROCI discusses the investment opportunities in the Gulf …

CWC Group recently caught up with Daniel Gnangni, Managing Director of PETROCI to ask his opinion on the upcoming Gulf of Guinea Conference; the most promising opportunities in the Gulf of Guinea’s hydrocarbon industry; the impact of an unstable international gas market on the Gulf of Guinea and priorities for PETROCI. Gnangni says “Everything highlights the fact that the eastern part of the Gulf of Guinea represents the majority of

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and PETROCI to host a region …

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Petroleum & Energy, PETROCI and International Gas Union will host the CWC Group's 16th Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference (GOG16) in Abidjan, November 6-8, 2013. The event is one of the longest running and most recognised platforms to focus on West Africa's energy sector and confirmed to be inaugurated by the country’s Minister of Petroleum & Energy, H.E. Adama Toungara. Energy ministers from across

Iraq’s Minister of Communications and Senior Ministry Representatives Set to P …

The Iraqi Ministry of Communications have confirmed that they will be represented at the 2013 Iraq Telecoms Conference by key senior officials. Taking place on the 7-9 October in Turkey, Istanbul, the Iraq Telecoms Conference has been continuously supported by the Ministry Communications overs its eight year history and has built a reputation of attracting key government officials. The senior ministry delegation confirmed to attend include H.E Torhan Hassan Al

Somali government & Soma to give key note addresses at CWC’s Somalia Oil & Gas …

H.E. Fausia Y Haji Aden, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation, H.E. Abdirizak Omar Mohamed, Minister of National Resources, Federal Republic of Somalia and Soma Oil & Gas’ CEO, Robert Sheppard will give the opening key note addresses at CWC’s Somalia Oil & Gas Summit on Monday 07 October 2013, London, UK. Delegates will hear from the Somali government and Soma Oil & Gas, a company

Governors of Maysan, Anbar & Basra highlight key investment opportunities in Ira …

The Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition, organised by the CWC Group, has announced a series of Governor led province breakfasts to boost upstream investment and infrastructure solutions that will in turn increase export capacity in the South of Iraq. Iraq Mega Projects is being held at The Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre’s Sheikh Maktoum Hall from September 30th to October 2nd 2013. Following a two day strategic conference and

Iraqi Telecommunications Conference to be attended by Senior Representatives fro …

(20 August 2013, London) Senior representatives from Iraq’s Communications & Media Commission (CMC) will participate in the 8th Annual Iraq Telecoms Conference, taking place on the 7 – 9 October in Turkey, Istanbul. The industry renowned Conference is supported by key Iraqi Ministries including the Iraqi Ministry of Communications, the Iraqi Parliament, the Kurdistan Ministry of Communications and the Iraq Communications Commission. H.E. Dr Saffa Al Din Rabee, the Chairman of

Global Summit Focusing on Developing Local Content Policies to Create In-Country …

Leaders from the global oil and gas industry are confirmed to participate at the NOCs & Governments Summit, taking place 28-30 October 2013, at the Mandarin Oriental, London. Industry experts include Hon Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Ministry of Energy, Ghana; Engr Ernest C Nwapa, CEO & Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board; Nuno de Oliveira, CEO, Petromoc, Mozambique; Elias Kilembe, Senior Principal Geologist &

Mozambican Ministry of Mineral Resources and ENH host international oil & gas le …

H.E. Alberto Vaquina, the Prime Minister of Mozambique, Mozambican Ministry of Mineral Resources and ENH are hosting the CWC Group's first official Mozambique Gas Summit in Maputo, March 12-14, 2013. The event is gathering all key representatives from Mozambican government, local organizations and international oil and gas companies to discuss the gas discoveries in Mozambique and their impact on the global gas industry. The Ministry of Mineral Resources, Ministry of

Global Water: Oil & Gas Returns to Dubai on 11-12 June 2013

The CWC Group, UAE Ministry of Environment & Water and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy this week announced the second Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit 2013 will take place 11-12 June 2013 at the Madinat Jumeirah, Majlis Al Salam, Dubai, UAE. Water plays a pivotal role in the production of oil and gas in the Middle East and the partnership between these industries is acknowledged as essential to meet

Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance, Diamond Bank, Stanbic Bank & Access Bank c …

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance have confirmed their endorsement of the Energy Finance Seminar, an integral part of CWC’s Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition taking place 18-21 February 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria. Danladi Irmiya Kifasi, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance and well as Bright Okogu, Director General, Budget Office of the Federation will present the finance seminar on Monday 18th February 2013. Senior representatives

COCA COLA, LADOL, NIGERIA EXPORT-IMPORT BANK AND SHELL TO SPEAK AT THE LOGISTICS …

The Logistics West Africa Conference on November 5-7, 2012, today announced it has confirmed Coca Cola Hellenic, LADOL Free Zone, Nigeria Export-Import Bank and Shell Exploration & Production Companies in Nigeria to join the distinguished speakers panel in Lagos, Nigeria. Edward Ogonnaya, Supply Chain Director for Glaxo SmithKline and Steve Ighorimoto, Raw and Packaging Materials Manager for Coca-Cola Hellenic will discuss supply chain management and logistics techniques for

East Africa Oil & Gas welcomes support from ENH, National Oil Company of Mozambi …

East Africa Oil & Gas Conference is proud to announce that the conference is now officially supported by ENH, National Oil Company of Mozambique. Following the astonishing series of gas finds, there has never been a better time to explore the commercial opportunities in Mozambique. The company will be represented by Tavares Martinho, Exploration Director of National Oil Company of Mozambique who will speak about current projects for LNG and

Saudi Water & Power Forum 2012 to take place 2-4 December 2012, Jeddah, Saudi Ar …

The CWC Group, Moya Bushnak and the Saudi Ministry of Water & Electricity are pleased to announce the dates for Saudi Water & Power Forum (SWPF) 2012. The Forum and Exhibition will take place 2-4 December 2012 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and will focus on adding value by creating opportunities, building relationships and fostering innovation. The Saudi government’s ambitious plans to upgrade, expand and transform the power and water

Shell and Qatar Petroleum Winners of The CWC World XTL 2012 Award

The CWC Group announced Shell and Qatar Petroleum as the winners of the prestigious World XTL 2012 Award at an Award Gala Dinner held at The Trafalgar Hotel, London on 22 May 2012. The award was presented by The CWC Group, during the 12th World XTL Summit 2012, which took place at the Waldorf Hilton, London on 21-23 May 2012. Shell and Qatar Petroleum, nominated by their peers in the

CWC Announces Official Partners for the Prestigious Arabian Water and Power Foru …

Following the unprecedented success of the Saudi Water & Power Forum for the past 8 years, CWC is delighted to announce the launch of the Arabian Water & Power Forum, under the Royal Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum. The event will be supported by the UAE Ministry of Environment & Water, the Dubai Government and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. Supporters include the Clean

Iraq Petroleum 2012: Positioning Iraq on the World Energy Map

Iraq’s oil exports have reached the highest records in decades. Crude oil exports averaged 2.508 million bpd in April 2012 due to the opening of two new floating terminals, easing export constraints. The Iraq Petroleum 2012 Conference will address this recent increase in crude oil exports, in a key session titled ‘Positioning Iraq on the World Energy Map’ led by members of the Iraqi Government, including: H.E. Thamir Ghadban; H.E.

H.E. Gabriel Obiang Lima hosts international oil & gas leaders in Equatorial Gui …

Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Mines, Industry & Energy will host the CWC Group's 15th Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference (GOG15) in Malabo, June 19-21, 2012. The event is the most senior forum to focus on West Africa's growing hydrocarbon sector and confirmed to be inaugurated by country’s President, H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Both H.E. Marcelino Owono Edu, Minister of Mines, Industry & Energy and H.E. Gabriel Obinag

Minister of Communications for Iraq Confirmed as Opening Keynote Speaker at Iraq …

The CWC Group has confirmed H.E. Mohammed Tawfik Allawi, The Minister of Communications for the Iraqi Government will present the opening keynote address at Iraq Telecoms 2012, taking place on 12- 14 November in Istanbul, Turkey. He will discuss the role of the Iraqi telecommunications industry as a key driver for economic growth, and will provide an overview of the current status of the telecoms sector in Iraq. In its

The World LNG Series: Americas Summit: Setting the Americas LNG Market in a Glob …

On the 24- 27 April, the CWC Group will host the twelfth World LNG Series: Americas Summit in San Antonio, Texas. With the radically changing dynamics of the LNG market in the Americas, 2012 will be an important year for the LNG and gas industry in the Americas. The World LNG Series: Americas Summit provides international and regional players the opportunity to meet LNG buyers and sellers from across the world,

Iraq Mega Projects Welcomes On Board Sponsors For 2012

CWC is pleased to announce its sponsors for this year’s Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition. Support for the event is vast as it welcomes on board its principal sponsors; Caterpillar, Unatrac and Iratrac, along with other sponsors including; Emerson; Lakeshore Toltest; Olive Group; Shell, Total, ExxonMobil; RMSI; Gazprom; OXY; Technology Partners and Yahsat. The Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition will take place on 1- 3 October 2012 in Dubai,

Project Director from Uzbekistan GTL to speak at The World XTL12 Summit

Dr James Vaughan, Project Director from Uzbekistan GTL will be speaking at this year’s World XTL12 Summit. He is to present on ‘Realising XTL Potential’, giving an important insight into the new project in Uzbekistan; an example of how resource holders are now turning to XTL as a monetisation option. Joining him at the Summit, other key speakers include: Paul van Rijssen, Senior Business Development Manager XTL, Shell Exploration

CWC Announce Dates Iraq Telecoms 2012

CWC today announced the dates for the seventh Iraq Telecoms Conference to take place on 12-14 November in Istanbul, Turkey. This year will bring together the Iraqi Ministry of Communications; Iraqi Parliament; Kurdistan Ministry of Communications; The Communications Commission; and the major industry players, to discuss partnerships and tenders within the Iraqi telecoms industry. Iraq Telecoms is an internationally renowned Conference, where leaders of telecoms operators, service providers, network service providers,

Iraq Petroleum 2012 to focus on New Joint Venture Partnerships & Best Model of C …

Supported by the major industry players and Iraqi industry experts, the 2012 Iraq Petroleum Conference will discuss the new joint venture partnership in Iraq’s oil and gas industry and the best model of cooperation. Taking place on 18-20 June 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, London, the Conference will see participation from leading industry experts and Iraqi and International government officials. Iraq Petroleum is internationally renowned and provides a

SIDI 2012 Key Topics Include Talent Training & Retention & Supporting SME’s

Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) 2012 is taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25-27 March 2012, held under the esteemed support & officially opened by: H.E. Dr Tawfig F Al-Rabiah, Minister of Commerce & Industry. The event will focus on ‘industry led job creation’ and ‘Saudization’, the role of the private sector and the incentives and opportunities being implemented by the Government and stakeholders. The Forum agenda will focus

The Kuwait Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition introduces new features for 2012

Kuwait (16 January 2012): CWC Kuwait Oil and Gas (KOG) Summit & Exhibition announce the new activities for KOG 2012. Advance registrations for all participants will take place on Sunday 12 February at 5:00 pm at the Regency Hotel. This will include a drink reception hosted by Baker Botts and will be followed at 6:30 pm by the Welcome Address, Exhibition Opening Ceremony and VIP Tour of the Exhibition led by

Iraq to Emerge In Near Future as Major Oil Producer: The Role of Kurdistan in th …

London (13 December 2011): Kurdistan Iraq Oil & Gas Conference was organised by CWC Group and opened by H.E. Dr Barham Salih, Prime Minister of KRG-Iraq. The conference took place on 13-15 November at the Saad Palace Conference Centre in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. The event gathered over 600 delegates including senior industry executives and government representatives from the KRG and the Federal Iraqi Parliament. The conference was the first event of

Kuwaiti Ministry to take part to the Opening of Kuwait Oil and Gas Summit & Exhi …

Kuwait (30 November 2011): The Ministry confirmed attendance at Kuwait Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition at the Regency Hotel. The Inauguration will feature Welcome Address, the Exhibition Opening and VIP tour taking place on Sunday 12 February. Networking is at the heart of the event, Hosted by KPC, the evening reception and Gala Dinner will take place on Monday 13 February at the Al Hashemi II Grand Ballroom. Also part

SWPF Announcing Gala Dinner & BMG Foundation Dinner

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (29 November 2011): Endorsed by the Ministry of Water and Electricity and in Partnership with Moya Bushnak, the Saudi Water & Power Forum will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Jeddah, on the 4-6 December 2011. On Sunday 4 the Gala Dinner hosted by Acwa Power will take place at 21:00 in the Al Qasr Ballroom. The following evening, the BMG Foundation Dinner will

Saudi Infrastructure 2011 Extends its Programme to include a Site Visit to Al Ma …

The Site Visit to Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Project is sponsored by China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) and will take place on the third day of the Forum, Tuesday 13 December. Mashaaer Mugaddassah Metro Project (MMMP) is one of its kind mega projects targeting to serve pilgrims coming from all over the globe every year to perform Hajj rituals by moving easily in the holy sites (Mashaaer Mugaddassah) of

SWPF announcing finalists for the Technology Showcase!

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (14 November 2011): Endorsed by the Ministry of Water and Electricity and in Partnership with Moya Bushnak, the Saudi Water & Power Forum will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Jeddah, on the 4-6 December 2011. The three day forum will include a series of panel discussions as well as a technology showcase on December 5. Following the excellent response to the call for

Key Telecommunications Developments Discussed at CWC’s Iraq Telecoms 2011 Even …

With over 30 speakers, 21 sponsors and 300 senior telecoms industry experts the CWC Iraq Telecoms 2011 conference took place between the 25-27 October 2011 and was an outstanding success. Held at the Ritz Carlton Istanbul the conference brought together the Iraqi Ministry of Communications, Iraqi Parliament, Kurdistan Ministry of Communications, Iraqi Media and Communications Commission and major industry players to discuss partnerships, tenders and the next steps in the

Recent Pan-regional Conference Confirms Latin America is Enjoying Energy Renaiss …

Organized by The CWC Group, The Latin America Oil & Gas conference took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Miami on the 25 – 27 November 2011. The conference was characterized by a high level of delegate participation bringing together a global network of over 120 senior level professionals from 19 countries and provided a meeting place for industry experts, connecting existing and new players in the region. RoseAnne Franco, Research

Iraq is a Pivotal Geographical Link for Telecommunications in the Middle East

With a number of infrastructure contracts worth millions of US dollars the Iraqi telecommunications market is experiencing massive growth, making Iraq a pivotal geographical link for telecommunications in the Middle East. Iraq will become an important communications bridge joining the region with Europe and Asia. According the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission there are now approximately 23 million mobile phone subscribers in the country. The Iraqi Minister of

Ericsson to Modernise and Expand Korek’s Iraqi Mobile Network

One of the fastest growing telecoms operators in Iraq has commissioned Ericsson to modernise and expand its network, with a quality improvement and network expansion project. The agreement between Korek and Ericsson will enhance Korek’s Iraqi mobile network, with Ericsson developing the network for 3G and LTE and installing and integrating new radio based stations across Iraq, providing greater performance and a higher quality of service while further developing Iraq’s

CWC’s Iraqi Infrastructure & Technology Event Will Take Place on 18-20 October …

Iraq has the fourth largest oil reserves in the world exporting approximately 96% for the country’s economy, in 2010 100’s of contracts were signed to develop Iraq’s oil and gas infrastructure and increase oil production. Over the last year contract holders have implemented intense geological surveying, drilling, well rehabilitation, security tightening and planning to develop Iraq’s oil and gas fields. Iraq Mega projects 2011 will be taking place

Pemex to hold a lunch to discuss business opportunities in the northern region o …

Pemex is holding a dynamic showcase at Latin America Oil & Gas aimed at attracting more private investment into the Mexican oil and gas industry with particularly emphasis on deep-water contracts in the Gulf of Mexico. These new flexible contracts represent huge potential for golden business opportunities for international oil companies and service provider in the near future. Latin America Oil & Gas Conference is a high level, strategic meeting

Tony Hayward speaking at Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference

London (22 September 2011): According to Kurdish Globe, as merger awaits final approval by the KRG, analyst believes that the move is ‘good sentiment for the region’. The UK-based Vallares PLC, listed in the London Stock Exchange and led by former BP Plc Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward, announced on 7 September 2011, its plans to merge with the Turkish Genel Energy International Ltd, the largest oil producer in the

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation will once again host Kuwait Oil and Gas Summit & Ex …

Kuwait (26 September 2011): Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has confirmed they are set to officially host the Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition, taking place on 12-15 February 2012 at the Regency Hotel, Kuwait. In his letter of support, Mr. Farouk Al-Zanki, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEO of KPC confirms that ‘based on the success of the 2011 Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition it

Tony Hayward speaking at Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference

According to Kurdish Globe, as merger awaits final approval by the KRG, analyst believes that the move is ‘good sentiment for the region’. The UK-based Vallares PLC, listed in the London Stock Exchange and led by former BP Plc Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward, announced on 7 September 2011, its plans to merge with the Turkish Genel Energy International Ltd, the largest oil producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Iraq says $30 Billion Needed for Oil-Refinery Projects

According to U.S Energy Information Administration data, Iraq generates the majority of its revenue by exporting oil and importing about 30% of the gasoline it uses. The country is now seeking $30 billion in foreign investment to build refineries and develop oil and gas fields to avoid importing gasoline and diesel. Iraq Mega Projects 2011 taking place from the 18-20 October 2011, at the Ritz Carlton, Istanbul, Turkey, will look

Latin America Oil & Gas Potential

Produced by The CWC Group, Latin American Oil and Gas Conference takes place on 25 – 27 October 2011, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Miami, U.S.A. Organisers confirmed that the strategic conference will feature advanced insights from important organisations in the region alongside NOC’s showcases from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Uruguay and Bolivia. Content centres on the development of the Latin America’s resources, the impact of shale

CDN to Introduce New VSAT Services at Iraq Telecoms 2011

Taking place between the 25 – 27 October 2011 at The Ritz Carlton, Istanbul, Turkey, Iraq Telecoms 2011 is the unrivalled platform for companies and individuals to explore and discuss the major issues and opportunities in the Iraqi Telecommunications industry Platinum Sponsors Computer Data Networks (CDN) Mr Dejan Nikolin, Senior Vice President stated “Iraq Telecoms 2011 is of strategic importance to CDN and to our industry; we have taken an active

The Nigerian Content Act Explained at Practical Nigerian Content 2011

The Nigerian Content Act has been set up to ensure the petroleum industry creates local value and offers maximum benefit to Nigerians. The impact will be felt nationally as increased job creation encourages youth and community engagement. The CWC Group recognise the importance of Local Content in the oil & gas industry therefore we are proud to announce the launch of our new Conference Practical Nigerian Content on 25-27th October

7th LNG Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 7th LNG Awards was announced at the Pre-World LNG Summit Leaders’ Cocktail Reception hosted by Gazprom Global LNG and CWC at the Gazprom offices in Central London on 7th September 2011. The categories for 2011 include the coveted CWC / WGI LNG Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry, plus two new awards - LNG Technological Innovation Award and LNG Executive of 2011. The nominees are: • CWC /

Australian Minister Confirmed to Open CWC/IGU Australia Gas Conference 2011

Hon Chris Hartcher MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, Government of New South Wales will be officially opening the CWC/IGU Australia Gas 2011 conference at the Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney on 31 October. Australia Gas 2011 is the first international strategic gas conference to be held in Australia and is co-hosted by the International Gas Union (IGU) and The CWC Group, running over 3 days from 31 October – 2

SIDI Exhibition 2012: Bringing New Technologies, Creating Industries & Procuring …

The CWC Group is pleased to announce the Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) 2012 Exhibition will take place alongside the Forum at The Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25-28 March 2012. The three day Exhibition will provide a launch pad where international companies can showcase the present, the new and the future technologies available to the Kingdom in order to help develop local content with a focus on

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