Mauritanides 2018 - 5th Mauritanian Mining, Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (Nouakchott, Mauritania - December 11-12, 2018) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 14, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2018--The “Mauritanides 2018 - 5th Mauritanian Mining, Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Where Global Investors Connect with Mining & Energy Industry Stakeholders In Mauritania

Mauritanides is the foremost event for companies seeking to invest in the Mining and Oil & Gas industry in Mauritania and the region.

Key facts about Mauritanides:

Established biennial event held since 2010 with conference and exhibitions Two key areas of focus: Mining and Oil & Gas Supported by the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines, Government of Mauritania Global participants with a strong Mauritanian core Extensive platforms for knowledge sharing, networking and business matching More than 1500 attendees, 100 exhibitors and 70 speakers from over 30 countries expected for the 2018 edition

Mauritanides, the largest and only biennial mining and energy conference and exhibition held in Mauritania since 2010, has posted a strong 30% increase in sponsors & exhibitors compared to the previous 2016 edition. With one more month to go, the final number of sponsors & exhibitors is expected to surge to a record 50% increase, making this the most popular edition of Mauritanides to date.

This is testimony both to the attractiveness of Mauritania as a global energy and mining destination and the synergy between the new event organiser and the co-organiser Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania.

Inaugural sponsors participating in Mauritanides

The 5th edition of Mauritanides has attracted inaugural sponsors which include major Mauritanian and international mining, energy and finance stakeholders. They are:

1. Socit Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier (SMHPM)/the Mauritanian Company of Hydrocarbons and Mining Heritage

2. BP

3. Maurilog

4. Wafa Mining and Petroleum

5. ExxonMobil

6. Shell

7. La Banque Mauritanienne pour le Commerce International (BMCI)

Returning sponsors are also key to the success of Mauritanides as they reaffirm the success and value of this event. Returning sponsors for 2018 include

1. Socit Nationale Industrielle et Minire (SNIM)

2. Mauritanian Copper Mines

3. Kinross Gold Corporation

4. Kosmos Energy

5. Algold Resources

6. Aura Energy

Expanding projects in the mining and energy sector in Mauritania

Mauritania is gaining global prominence for its mining and energy sector and the 2018 sponsors reflect the key stakeholders involved in the development of the country’s potential. Between them, they represent the key current and upcoming projects in Mauritania which include:

Tasiast Gold Mine Tijirit Gold Mine Guelb Moghrein Gold and Copper Mine Tiris Uranium Project Tortue/Ahmeyim Gas and other upcoming offshore gas projects

Mauritanides thus provides the dedicated platform for companies wishing to be a part of this growth. There will be plentiful opportunities to engage and network with key government and private sector stakeholders who will be attending and speaking at this event. It is also an ideal forum for individuals and companies who are looking to enter the Mauritanian market to learn about upcoming developments and opportunities in the country.

Why invest in Mauritania?

Mauritania has a stable and supportive government which is improving its governance to ensure transparency according to the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standards. Investor sentiments are high and international major companies, with the support of the government, have been entering into Mauritania to propel its long-term growth and development.

Who Attends?

We will bring to the event over 1500 global miners, oil & gas entrepreneurs, financiers, investors, government leaders, technical experts and innovators under one roof and will attract all levels of executives to the event.

Mining and Energy Ministers & Department Heads Mining and Oil & Gas Company C Level Executives & Senior Management COOs & Chief Engineers Chief Geologists Heads of Geological Survey Boards Local & International Investors Asset Managers Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Funds, Equity Funds & Private Equity Funds Managers Banks Insurance Providers Brokers & Corporate Advisors Equipment Solutions & Services Professionals Lawyers Consultants

From these Industries:

Mining 35% Oil & Gas 25% Service Provider 22% Finance 10% Government 8% And from these Regions: North America 10% Europe 10% Asia 15% Africa 60% Australasia 5%

Why Attend?


Introduce your projects to investors, bankers & brokers Build relationships with potential JV and offtake partners Hear from and meet key local and international government regulators Meet with key resource buyers Source investment capital Discover innovative, cost cutting technical solutions to maximise ROI


Speak to miners and and oil & gas companies Discover new investment opportunities Learn about the latest trends in mineral resource and oil & gas demand and supply Get updates on asset allocation strategies Develop innovative strategies for meeting the raising capital requirements of mine developers and oil & gas companies Meet the management teams of key mining and oil & gas companies and potential investment targets


Attract inbound investment Discuss regulatory best practices Promote country’s resources Share ideas with key project developers on sustainable mine and energy development Showcase and share excellence in practices


Make connections with miners, oil & gas companies & investors Learn from and share knowledge with their industry peers Explore new technological innovations Promote technical expertise Showcase and share excellence in practices

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