The Summit which will be hosted by the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA) in partnership with Singapore’s LPG Summit, the Nigeria LPG Summit 2019 will represent the 9th NLPGA Annual Conference & Exhibition of the Association was scheduled to hold on the Tuesday, 26th and Wednesday, 27th of November 2019, at the Balmoral Hall of the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
The statement issued on Friday in Lagos confirmed that top industry players in the oil and gas value chain has confirmed to be in attendance to discuss Harmonizing Development and Growth in Nigeria and Africa’, the Nigeria LPG.
The conference is themed’ Harmonizing Development and Growth in Nigeria and Africa’, the Nigeria LPG.
The summit will host stakeholders, experts, exhibitors from South East Asia, and the international gas community to an industry discourse on issues, developments, policies and innovations around LPG markets.
Commenting on the summit, the President, NLPGA, Mr Nuhu Yakuba said the event provides the needed platform for stakeholders and experts to discuss issues surrounding deepening of LPG adoption on the continent.
According to him, “over the years, we advocated the adoption of LPG as an enabler of quality living for Nigerians and citizens across the continent. This year’s summit in partnership with Singapore’s LPG Summit will host the largest number of international delegates, critical stakeholders, experts and exhibitors in West Africa.
” The robust representation of participants promises to provide a crosscurrent of ideas and learnings from different markets and climes. Having the Vice President to join in these rich conversations further bolster the confidence that this will shape the policy environment on harnessing LPG opportunities for the benefits of our people”, Yakubu said.
Other leading experts scheduled to speak at the association’s forthcoming conference includes the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva; Managing Director of the Nigeria LNG Limited, Mr Tony Attah; Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Falcon Corporation Limited, Mrs Audrey Joe-Ezigbo; Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote;.
Others are Chief Information Officer, Manufacturing, Sub-Saharan Africa, Agri-Business and Service Dept, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Mr Kalim Shah; Deputy Managing Director, World LPG Association, Mr Michael Kelly; Chief Operating Officer, Downstream Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Adeyemi Adetunji and Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Mr Olumide Adeosun, among several other local and international speakers.
In her remarks, the Director of LPG Summit, Mrs Neasa Hapiak noted that the summit provides a platform for the LPG industry and organisations both in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors in the developing world to connect and seek new ways to grow the LPG industry.
“Blessed with a vast gas resource, every stakeholder must seek innovative ways to harness the tremendous endowment of this very clean domestic fuel for use in Africa.
“We have partnered with the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA) to host this world-class event that is not only gathering the brightest minds in the gas industry globally but also to collaborate to find solutions to the LPG challenges that are unique to the global markets.
“I look forward to welcoming participants to this event as I am confident of a very positive and impactful outcome”, Ms Hapiak said.