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Department of Energy, South Africa to give keynote at Argus Africa LPG

Argus Media (https://www.argusmedia.com) will host the second annual Argus Africa LPG conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on 20- 21 October.

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Delegates will attend from across Africa, representing marketing and distribution companies, traders, importers, cylinder and equipment manufacturers and government and regulatory bodies.

South Africa’s Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson said at last year’s Argus Africa LPG that “providing sufficient and appropriate sources of energy is a challenge facing our continent. LPG as a reliable source ought to be deployed to deal with this challenge.” Africa offers huge potential for growth in LPG use, but there are a number of challenges that are holding back development, including infrastructure, policy and cultural barriers.

Keynote speakers at the Argus Africa LPG conference include:

• Blaise Edja, General Manager Global LPG, Oryx Energies • David Ohana, Group Managing Director Kenol Kobil • Muzi Mkhize, Chief Director of Hydrocarbons, Department of Energy, South Africa • George Amoako Adjei, Director of Commercial Operations, Ghana Gas • Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA • Hardy Rossouw, Africa Head of LPG and LNG, Vivo Energy • Atose Aguele, Managing Director, Avedia Energy • Abdelkader Benbekhaled, General Manager, Salam Gaz • Gambetta Nacro, Managing Director, SONABHY • HA Mbise, Commissioner for Energy and Petroleum Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Tanzania

Other participants include:

Afrox | AlHussami Companies | Alpic Gas | Authentic Oil and Gas Synergy Services | Avedia Energy | Basefeeds and Trade Services | BGN International | Botswana Oil | Cavagna Group Asia | Cenegas| Chimons Gas | CMC Cerezuela | Department of Energy South Africa | E1 | Easigas | Energy Regulatory Commission| Engen Petroleum | Evas LPG Cylinders | Ghana National Gas | Glencore | Global LPG Partnership | Gulf Energy |Gunvor | Hangzhou Tianlong Steel Cylinder | Hexagon Ragasco | KenolKobil | Krier Technologies | LPGSASA | Mathimosetso Trading and Enterprise | Mauria Udyog| National Petroleum Authority | Navgas | Navigator Gas | Nersa | Oryx Oil South Africa | Oryx Supply and Storage | Petco Trading DMCC | Petrogal Moçambique | Pioneer Global | Poten and Partners | Reatile Gaz| Salamgaz | SHV Energy | Singapore Petredec International | Sonabhy | Strategic Energy |Techno Oil | Totalgaz Southern Africa | Transnet National Ports Authority | Uganda LPG Association | Ultimate Gas | Vivo Energy Maroc | Vopak Terminal Durban | WLPGA | Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority and many more…

Nick Black vice-president, LPG, at Argus Media said: “The long-term growth of the entire LPG industry ultimately depends on Africa. There is so much latent demand for LPG, which can and should be tapped. That is why we are so committed to engaging with African LPG stakeholders, to share a vision of a potentially golden age of African LPG demand.”

The full agenda, list of attendees, exhibitors, and registration and sponsorship details are available at www.argusmedia.com/africa-lpg

For more information and press enquiries: Meeting dates: 20-21 October 2015 Venue: Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town Contact: Melissa Wong, Senior Conference Producer Tel: +44 (0)20 7780 4341 E: [email protected]

Media contacts:

London Seana Lanigan +44 20 7780 4272 [email protected]

Houston Gabriela Alcocer + 1 713 968 0000 [email protected]

Singapore Jim Nicholson +65 6496 9960 [email protected] About Argus Media

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