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OPEC Secretary General in Angola at GBS 2022 – African Markets

Recognized for his extensive experience in the energy and petroleum sectors both in Kuwait and internationally, the new Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), HE Haitham Al Ghais, will attend this year at Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) Conference and Exhibition 2022, which will take place on November 29, 30 and December 30 in Luanda.

Haitham Al Ghais

A petroleum technocrat and well-known figure in the OPEC space, HE Al Ghais has brought a wealth of experience to his new role as Secretary General of the intergovernmental organization, benefiting from experience in the energy and petroleum sectors as well than in international diplomacy.

“We are honored to announce the participation of HE Haitham Al Ghais at this year’s AOG event, a man whose invaluable expertise and perspective within the international energy space is unparalleled.”

Commented Miguel Artacho, director of the international conference Energy Capital and Energy, adding:

“SE General Secretary Al Ghais is an extremely valuable addition to our list of global energy leaders, with his participation demonstrating OPEC’s commitment to bringing energy security to Africa.”

Following his appointment as Secretary General of OPEC, HE Al Ghais declared in August his intention to visit Luanda in gratitude for Angola’s support during his election, indicating that the organization will continue to help the country to better target its oil market. Oil and gas.

Angola Oil and Gas 2022

Returning for its third edition to the Angolan capital, Luanda, the AOG 2022 will take place under the auspices of the country’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas, and in partnership with the Angolan national concessionaire, the National Agency of petroleum gas and biofuels. (ANPG); AIDAC; and the African Energy Chamber.

AOG 2022 is the main platform to address the country’s most pressing energy market issues as it strives to stem the decline in production, expand and promote the exploration and new discoveries, while ensuring the participation of its people in its central economic engine and achieving energy independence through large-scale investment in its refining capacity.


It is hoped that OPEC’s participation in this event will encourage investment and create an enabling environment for key businesses and governments in the region to collaborate during the conference’s three days of negotiations and networking sessions, bringing the value in the Angolan market. of oil and gas.

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