The 14th annual Offshore West Africa (OWA) conference & exhibition on oil and gas is to be held at the Accra International Conference Center from 9 to 11 March 2010.
Offshore West Africa is the region’s premier technical forum that is focused exclusively on West Africa’s offshore oil and gas market.
The event, which is under the theme, Solutions for West Africa’s offshore challenges, is expected to provide unique networking opportunities for attendees to share technology and to address issues with experts.
The exhibition would offer oil companies, partners and suppliers of the offshore industry a unique platform to showcase their products and services to the senior industry professionals.
PennWell, the organizers of the event, noted in a statement that the annual OWA conference and exhibition remains the leading source of information on technology and expertise for the booming deepwater and subsea market.
It is the most significant offshore African deepwater technology event in the world.
Eldon Ball, Director of Offshore Conferences at PennWell said, Having the conference in Ghana would benefit national and international oil companies that are familiar with the outstanding conferences held by PennWell worldwide.
OWA provides an annual forum that addresses the technical, environmental and business challenges that are associated with oil and gas exploration and production in West Africa, he stated.
It noted that the event would focus on topics such as lessons learned offshore, field development, case histories and deepwater challenges and solutions, among others.
Over 50 companies have already registered to showcase their products and services to the senior industry professionals.
Companies including Anadarko, ExxonMobil, Shell, TOTAL, Chevron, Chinese National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), Petronas and Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) have attended past OWA conferences.