Angola 2014 Strategic Roundtable

May 15, 2014

The Oil & Gas Year hosted its first strategic roundtable discussion for Angola’s industry. The Oil & Gas Year hosted its first strategic roundtable discussion for Angola’s industry.

The Oil & Gas Year hosted its first strategic roundtable discussion for Angola’s oil and gas industry in partnership with the country’s national oil company and concessionaire, Sonangol in May 2014.

The event – From the ground up: the building blocks of Angola’s oil and gas boom – was sponsored by Total E&P Angola and Weatherford International.

Panelists had the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities of human resources capacity development and in-country fabrication for Angola’s oil and industry. With representatives from upstream operators, oilfield services companies, fabrication yards, and the country’s national oil company, the event served as a platform for discussion on two of the most relevant topics to Angola.

Participating in the event were Sonamet general manager José Alexandre Barroso, Paenal QA manager Jorge Filipe, Sonangol E&P administrator Paulino Jeronimo, Total E&P Angola director general Jean-Michel Lavergne, Petromar general manager Antonio Bravo Neto, PricewaterhouseCoopers assurance partner Sarju Raikundalia, Ensco country manager Fabio Teixeira, Cobalt International Energy deputy general manager António Vieira and Schlumberger Angola chairman David Viela.