The Conference of Member Countries of the Sedimentary Basin “MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power”, will take place in Mauritania in 2023

The announcement was made by the Senegalese Minister during the last day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 conference-exhibition, held on September 1 and 2 at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Center (CICAD) in Diamniadio, 30 km Dakar, with the participation of representatives of African countries including Morocco.

“We look forward to seeing you next year in Mauritania to continue this great adventure, to take stock of the multi-billion dollar projects that will have been launched, to intervene and to plan an ambitious future in terms of local content, of transitional power and socio-economic growth,” Ms. Gladima said.

“We felt the need to be together after COP26 and through this gathering we have created, or at least started to create, a unified African narrative on the energy transition that we will present at COP27,” he said. -she adds.

The Minister further noted that “the nations of the MSGBC have much in common and that we will move forward with conviction and solidarity in the run-up to COP27, uniting all African nations to face the challenges of our time.”

“We just need a little more courage, a little more initiative, to take charge of our future and that of the next generations. Let’s support our explorers, whether or not they succeed in their research. Let’s develop African funding mechanisms to move the field forward,” she said.

The “MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power” Summit, organized under the patronage of the Senegalese President, Macky Sall, Chairman of the African Union, was held under the theme “The Future of Natural Gas: Growth through Investment Strategy and Policy Development”, with the participation of representatives of African countries including Morocco.

The Kingdom was represented at this summit by Ms. Amina Benkhadra, Director General of the National Office for Hydrocarbons and Mines (ONHYM) and Mr. Abdelali Lefdaoui, Director of Mines and Hydrocarbons at the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development.

The conference brings together delegates from member countries of the sedimentary basin, namely The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mauritania and Senegal, as well as representatives from other African countries and many foreign investors from the United States. , Australia, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


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