During this session, Ministries, NOCs, regulators and legal entities will discuss local content policy development and regulatory frameworks across the petroleum producing countries and what needs to be implemented to develop trust and attract investment.
This session will showcase National and International Oil Companies (NOCs and IOCs) that have worked in unison to increase local content expediently, to develop communities through social economic enhancement.
Financing domestic enterprises requires both government and private funding. Industry experts will discuss:
This session will showcase select petroleum producing countries that have implemented solid local content policies and partnership mechanisms recently for sustainable development in the hydrocarbons sector.
Panellist will consider the criteria that SMEs should work towards, in order to qualify as a petroleum sub-contractor, and to increase local content targets including but not limited to:
During this panel discussion, local companies will outline their success stories, challenges and expansion plans.
Continuous local supplier enterprises and individual development is vital to increase competitiveness. This panel will discuss how companies can strengthen existing capacities through integrated technical assistance and training plus consider the need for proposals that will ensure that employment and training of locals is strategically orientated.
Diversifying from oil via state-led industrialisation, will create opportunities for the expansion of exports, which, in turn will generate employment and increasing revenues.