CAPE IV, 4th African Petroleum Congress & Exhibition, Kinshasa, Congo DRC (CAPE IV)

Venue: Palais du Peuple

Location: Kinshasa, Zaire

Event Date/Time: Mar 23, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 27, 2010
Registration Date: Mar 22, 2010
Early Registration Date: Oct 01, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 01, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2010
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“The "World Cup of African Oil" to take place at the heart of the continent”

CAPE IV, the 4th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition will take place from 24 – 27 March 2010 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

The event will be organised by the African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA), the Ministry of Hydrocarbures, Democratic Republic of Congo and AME Trade Ltd, UK.

In the same year as the football World Cup will take place on the African continent for the first time; CAPE IV will be the veritable “World Cup of African Oil”, as investors compete for over 100 billion barrels of proven oil reserves contained in APPA member countries.

CAPE IV will include delegations of the highest rank, from the sixteen petroleum producing members of APPA namely: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Congo DRC, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Libya, Mauritania, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Tchad

CAPE IV: an event with a guaranteed attendance of the highest level

CAPE is established as the largest and the most influential oil and gas event in Africa. Previous editions have been organised since 2003, CAPE I in Tripoli, Libya, CAPE II, 2005 in Algiers (Algeria) and CAPE III, 2007 in Cotonou (Benin). Previous editions of CAPE have featured over 500 participants.

CAPE IV will be organised at the same time as the 27th Ordinary Session of the APPA Council of Ministers meeting which is attended by the Ministers of APPA member countries The event will also be organised concurrently with the Forum of General Directors of African National Oil Companies. These aforementioned facts assure that CAPE IV will be an event of the highest level with a guaranteed eminent African audience.

A warm welcome from the hosts of CAPE IV, the Democratic Republic of Congo

APPA has decided that the Democratic of Congo would be the host country of CAPE IV. The President of the APPA Council of Ministers for the period 2009 – 2010, His Excellency Mr René ISEKEMANGA NKEKA, Minister of Hydrocarbons, Democratic Republic of Congo remarked in his speech:

“The best expression of cooperation between the member states of APPA is shown by the organisation of CAPE IV… I ask for the support of all the member countries, and especially Libya, Algeria and Benin in particular who have already organised this Congress before... On behalf of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and myself personally, I invite all participants to Kinshasa in March 2010, for an exceptional welcome.”