LUANDA, Angola – Sonangol has officially been confirmed as the primary sponsor of the upcoming Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 conference. The conference will be held in Luanda on 9 and 10 September.
As Diamond Sponsor, Sonangol is the official sponsor of the AOG 2021 gala dinner, an exclusive, invite-only networking event that unites private sector executives, oil and gas leaders, and government representatives.
The national oil company represents AOG 2021’s latest VIP confirmation, with several industry leaders having already committed to the most exclusive energy event of the Angolan calendar.
With Angola seeking to diversify its energy portfolio and attract further investment across the entire energy value chain, Sonangol’s sponsorship and participation is set to enhance energy partnerships and drive critical deals across Angola’s sector.
“Energy Capital & Power (ECP) is proud to announce that Angola’s national oil company Sonangol has been confirmed as the official diamond sponsor of the country’s premier energy conference, Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021,” a statement from ECP said this week.
“Sonangol represents AOG 2021’s primary event sponsor and exclusive diamond sponsor, with the company hosting an elite, invite-only gala dinner as a form of prelude to the two-day conference.”
Representing the third largest company in Africa and one of the continent’s leading national oil companies, Sonangol is expected to drive an Angola-focused narrative, reiterating the value of new and existing projects, showcasing the abundant opportunities present across the entire value chain, and promoting Angola as the premier destination for international investment. Responsible for the management, operation and marketing of Angolan oil and gas exploration, production, manufacturing, transportation and marketing, Sonangol is focused on the sustainable and harmonious development of the country’s energy sector, driving economic growth and industrialisation country wide.
“As a key participant at AOG 2021, Sonangol will present an update on the company’s regeneration program – which aims to restructure the company in a bid to increase profitability and transparency, and position Sonangol as an internationally competitive oil major. The company will present attendees with an overview of current operations, potential investment opportunities, and overall objectives. What’s more, Sonangol’s participation is expected to drive a discussion on the various upstream opportunities available in Angola.
“With the company unveiling an ambitious plan to fast-track the sale of eight offshore blocks in June 2021, Sonangol is actively seeking partners to advance Angola’s oil and gas sector, driving new exploration & production activities in a bid to spur socio-economic growth and energy independence.
“The Angola Oil and Gas Conference 2021 is an ideal platform to connect investors with stakeholders and to stimulate foreign direct investment in the oil and gas industry.”