Tech. transfer, energy future to be discussed at December Oil & Gas Summit


With the COVID-19 pandemic still preventing large gatherings of people, CWC/Global Future Energy Limited (GFEn) has noted its intention to push ahead with its first Guyana Oil & Gas virtual summit, offering seamless access for local businesses to participate.

Global Future Energy is regarded as a world-leading producer of events, courses, conferences and exhibitions in the energy and infrastructure industries.

It now promises Guyanese a prime opportunity to gain knowledge on a range of related topics to position their business to benefit immensely from the oil and gas sector.

The summit, which will be hosted from December 1 – 3, 2020, will bring together an array of international players and experts, local and government authorities, along with members from the private sector.

It is being hosted in partnership with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) with full support from the Government of Guyana.

During a virtual press briefing on Wednesday, GFEn representative, Tiago Marques explained that the key objective is to bring together oil and gas experts, the government and private sector, along with local business, and offer the opportunity to learn about best practices in the sector.

The summit will focus on several topics, including diversifying the economy, new areas of business, local content, best practices, technology transfer, and energy future and the transition.

“We will also include targeted sessions and practical break out rooms where participants can speak with the experts and ask questions,” he added.

Marques explained that the first 100 Guyanese applicants will be registered free of cost while every other person will be required to pay a registration fee of US$50.

There will be a different fee for international companies and all registration can be done on GFEn’s website.

GCCI’s President Nicholas Boyer said he was pleased with the inclusive nature of the event, allowing anyone who wants to invest and partner to register.

He said it was good for local businesses to be exposed to the summit and encouraged participation.

At the event, national and international companies will have the opportunity to meet the new administration and get reliable, up-to-date information on project developments and new investment opportunities available in Guyana.

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