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Congo: Petroleum Code and License Round Update

Presented at the 23rd Africa Oil Week 2016, Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, October 13, 2016 / -- HE Jean-Marc Thystere-Tchicaya, Ministere des Hydrocarbures de la Republique du Congo, Brazzaville, Congo

Following formal ratification of the new Petroleum Code by Parliament, HE Jean-Marc Thystere Tchicaya, Ministre des Hydrocarbures de la République du Congo, will provide details on the Petroleum Code together with an update of the 2016 License Round.

The Minister will also host a Technical Roadshow covering the following topics -Code/PSC/Local Content, Introduction of next License Round (2017-2019),
Marine XX – Presentation of new 3D seismic data, SNPC presentation, timing,
terms and conditions presented during the Roadshow, and with Senior Ministerial, DGH and SNPC Representatives in attendance.

The 2016 and 2017 – 2019 License Rounds and Roadshow is supported by PGS.

The Ministry and SNPC have an Exhibition Booth at the Conference, open from Monday to Friday and the Government Delegation will be available for private meetings at the Conference.

The Roadshow is only open to registered Delegates at the 23rd Africa Oil Week 2016.

Attendees are invited to join this important occasion and to participate in the Congo Roadshow event, as well as be present at the Minister’s Opening Announcement on Tuesday 1 November, as well as hear presentations from SNP, the Ministry and PGS and meet and engage with the Ministerial Delegation.

Registration via the website link:

Special arrangements apply for South African/SADC countries, while selective sponsor packages are available for this landmark event.

The 23rd Africa Oil Week 2016 provides all-inclusive, inter alia:
Leading Speakers on Africa’s oil, gas, LNG and upstream industry
Government, Ministry and State Oil Company Delegations
23rd Africa Upstream Conference
15th Africa Independents Forum
Exhibition - 100 + Exhibitors
ExxonMobil Ice Breaker, Aquarium
78th PetroAfricanus Dinner in Africa, with Guest Speaker
4th Africa Local Content Forum
21st African Institute of Petroleum Luncheon
20th Annual “Big-Five” Board Awards
7th Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Luncheon
Africa Exploration Zone, and Corporate/State Speakers Corner
4th Young Professionals Meeting in Africa
Law of the Sea: Special Africa Workshop
Corporate Luncheons and Private Negotiations
SEEP: Africa Workshop
Official Cocktail Reception at CTICC
Networking Reception at Mondiall Restaurant
SA Rugby Museum Reception: Guest: Francois Pienaar, SA Rugby Legend
Global Oil Press Club: Inaugural Africa Breakfast
Annual African Institute of Petroleum, Africa Oil Legend Induction
Traditional Braai-BBQ at Grand Africa Beach Café
Networking Reception at Mitchell’s
Unrivalled insights, connections, and post-Conference Presentations

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Video Link to Africa Oil Week 2015 Highlights: Watch
Full Conference Details

Note for Press:

For further information, please contact:

Babette van Gessel:
Tel: +31-70.324.6154





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Global Pacific & Partners
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