ORAN- Minister of energy Mustapha Guitouni inaugurated Sunday, in Oran, the 9th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (NAPEC 2019) to which took part 570 national and foreign exhibitors.
“The young academics I met at this show who has extraordinary ideas and very promising projects, you have to get closer to them, you have to do it and even finance them, you have to do it”, the Minister addressed the heads of the big companies, namely; Sonatrach and Sonelgaz among others.
Up to 40 countries are taking part at this economic rendez-vous with a view to exhibit their products, discover new inventions, promote their new solutions, and seek partnerships and know-how in the hydrocarbon industry and all its segments.
Algerian participation is strong with the presence of its big companies, to wit; Sontarach and Sonelgaz and Cosider.
Total, Anadarko, Halliburton, Petrofac are among the international companies participating in the NAPEC 2019.
The organizers expect more than 28,000 visitors to discover the latest technologies and the latest innovations in the energy sector.