Ghana will be host to the 3rd Africa Local Content and Sustainability Summit (ALCSS 2019) and GNPC is the NOC host sponsor. The Summit will take place on 10 – 11 October 2019, in Movenpick Hotel, Accra, Ghana.


  • Network with decision makers from eighteen petroleum producing countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Congo DRC, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Tchad), as well as many new African producers who will be invited
  • Gain insight on how to promote a sustainable local content policies and regulatory frameworks in the hydrocarbon sector
  • Learn about the challenges and opportunities for local SMEs and SMIs along the oil & gas value chain
  • Find out monitoring and evaluation strategies for local content policies from an expert panel of speakers from governments, NOC’s, oil and gas companies, service providers and policy makers and industry experts
  • Understand changes to regulatory and legislative frameworks in African oil and gas producing countries
  • Discover the investment plans, projects and programmes for natural resources

The ALC 2019 programme will feature interactive discussions from panel of speakers around the following topics:

  • Regulatory and policy frameworksthat promotes public local content policies and corporate local content strategies
  • Best practice case studies –International oil companies’ partnership with private and public institutions
  • Integrating technical assistance and training for capacity building
  • Financing local content across the oil and gas value chain
  • Local economic development –social economic enhancements
  • Enhancing national skills and capacity development for greater national industry participation
  • Framework for business plan development, pre-qualification and bid evaluation to facilitate SMEs participation in the oil and gas value chain
  • Monitoring, evaluation and peer-review of the performance of local content implementation strategies in the African oil and gas producing countries.