Organised by Africa Oil & Power, APPO Cape VII Congress and Exhibition brought all the influential petroleum industry leaders of all African Petroleum Producers’ Organization nations together in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 2-5 April 2019. The event gathered oil and gas ministers on the African continent, including the President of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. A central theme of the event was the unification of African countries and the need to foster cooperation throughout the continent through participation in organizations such as APPO and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Championing the development of Africa’s oil and gas industry through intra-African cooperation, the African Petroleum Producers´ Organization (APPO) Cape VII Congress & Exhibition saw the signing of a key backfill agreement, three licensing round presentations and opening addresses from heads of state and ministers from across the continent.