Summit Registration is Officially Closed – Now for the Onsite Execution

4th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit. Boy what a fantastic delegation we have in attendance from the ECOWAS Member states. We have a 25 strong delegation from the host Country Senegal, with keynote presentations coming in from Petrosen’s Mr Joseph Medou – E&P Director, talking about the deepwater discoveries offshore Senegal. Also providing content is…

Sécurité! Sécurité!

With Vale Media Group’s www.upstreamwestafrica.com taking place 3 weeks to the day, the whole VMG team have the pedal to the metal finalising the last few remaining slots and gathering great content for the agenda. Last week our VP Sales Phil Manny took the approach of understanding vulnerabilities and strengthening security which is crucial to…

C’est officiel!

After a busy May 2018 here at VMG HQ and as we enter the 4 week countdown to USWA18 we’ve received news today that the official partnership & endorsement from the Senegalese Ministry of Petroleum & Energy has been given for our upcoming 4th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2018, which is taking place between…

Ambassador’s Reception

It was with great honour last week that VMG were invited by His Excellency Professor Dieng, The Ambassador of The Republic of Senegal to The United Kingdom, to the Reception celebrating Senegal Independence Day at the Langham Hotel in London. It was a great evening which was sponsored and supported by BP, which was host…

A Pot of ‘Black Gold’ at the end of the Rainbow

It’s been a fantastic week confirming senior players to USWA18! It has been great to build and strengthen the delegation from the biggest producer in ECOWAS – Nigeria. As a proud and patriotic Irishman it fascinates me that Nigeria is also the biggest producer of Guinness alongside the fact that 40% of all Guinness consumed…