Oil & Gas Local Content Thought Leaders Gathering at IQPC’s 7th Annual Global Local Content Summit

By Iqpc, PRNE
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

LONDON, August 17, 2011 -

Building on the success of the 6 previous Summits, this year’s event will once again gather together senior local content leaders from the global oil and gas industry for two days of high-level presentations, discussions and networking.

“This year’s event has seen an unprecedented interest from the oil and gas community. In the last year we have seen a significant rise in upstream activity serving to heighten the focus on local content,” says Luke Treacy, event director for the 7th Annual Global Local Content Summit.

“For the host economy, it is about securing direct and indirect opportunities for employment and procurement to home nationals, at the same time as fostering the development of local skills, technology transfer, and use of local manpower and local manufacturing in capital projects”, continues Treacy. 

Thought leaders within the local content community will participate at the 2011 Summit, taking place 26th-29th September in London. including: Ernest Nwappa, General Manager, Nigerian Content Development Board (NNPC), Caetano Capitão,Director CCIA/CAE, Angolan Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Emmanuel Buah,Deputy Minister for Petroleum Republic of Ghana; Mathew Lynch,Programme Manager, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and Diego Perez,Communications Director, Shell Iraq Petroleum Development.

For more information about the industry leading speakers and the agenda, please visit: www.localcontentsummit.com/news

Media contact: Viktoria Strandlund, +44(0)20-7368-9300, viktoria.strandlund@iqpc.co.uk or visit www.localcontentsummit.com/news

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