18 May 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos — The 2016 Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition event scheduled to take place in June has been cancelled.
Organiser of the event, CwC Group in a letter obtained by Sweetcrude Reports explained that the decision reached after careful consideration of feedbacks from the industry, and government parastatals with regard to the economic downturn in the industry.
”After carefully considering the feedback from the industry and Government Parastatals and taking into account the economic situation in the oil and gas industry, it has been decided that NOG will be moved.
“Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition will now run on 27 Feb – 02 March 2017.
“This difficult decision was made in the best interests of our clients, participants, the Federal Government of Nigeria and NOG event itself.
“We at CWC believe this date change back to NOG’s traditional February spot will provide a better event.
“NOG is the largest and most senior oil and gas event in Africa. We look forward to working towards the February date with all our partners and supporters. If you have any questions please contact us directly. Booking is open for people wanting to attend the February 2017 date,” the letter stated.
Sweetcrude Reports findings also revealed that CwC was forced to cancel the event after major participants withdraw their sponsorship.
It was gathered that some International Oil Companies had prior to May 2016, withdrawn their participation and sponsorship of the event.