African Local Content Forum

The African Local Content Forum  is a high-profile platform for National Oil Companies, IOCs, Independents and Service Companies to promote a single vision of the future roadmap for African Local Content within the global oil and gas sector.

AOW is commited to the socio-economic development of Africa to ensure a sustainable and equitable future for all. The Forum is a unique setting for decision makers with a pan-African view of local content to meet governments who build local content policy for national development. It is an opportunity to engage with regional policy makers regarding some of the most pressing local content issues facing Africa. 

The 2018 African Local Content Forum was Sponsored by Shell and held In Partnership With NCDMB.

Topics discussed in 2018 included:

  • How to build a sustainable National Content plan
  • The vision for a local content blueprint for Africa that is adaptable and applicable to countries across the continent
  • Increasing and standardising the level of training and skills enhancement for local workforce
  • Creating commitments between project partners and governments to ensure mutually beneficial operating environments are developed. 
  • Monitoring & measuring Local Content

Who attends?

  • National Oil Companies: The Forum provides NOCs with the opportunity to engage with operators to determine the frameworks that will allow for new and sustainable partnerships. It will also focus on how the global private sector can support in capacity development across the African upstream. It also offers a unique opportunity to present new models that will ensure local suppliers are included in the next wave of tenders, projects and contracts.
  • Independents & Service Providers: The Forum offers the opportunity to work with governments to shape and support the development of robust local content policy that will create stronger local private sectors, employment and capacity.