Africa Oil & Power conference press release distribution and Online Press Conference® will be managed and handled by APO for the June 2016 event in Cape Town

DAKAR, Senegal, March 8, 2016/ — APO (, the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced it has been named as Official Newswire of the Africa Oil & Power (, Africa’s exclusive energy event, which takes place June 6-7, 2016, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The event has confirmed an impressive lineup of speakers, including energy ministers and international deal-makers. These include oil ministers from Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana along with Varsha Singh (PetroSA), Derek Campbell (TransGen Energy Inc.), Igor Hulak (A.T. Kearney Africa), Dolapi Ono (Ecobank, Head of Energy Research) from the private sector.

Guillaume Doane, CEO of the Africa Branding Corporation, the organizer of Africa Oil & Power says: “APO is the undisputed leader in media relations in Africa. Their participation with Africa Oil & Power as Official Newswire will guarantee this conference reaches a large and targeted audience. We are especially excited to work with APO on technological offerings like the online press conference that ensure our sponsors and partners will benefit from a wider reach.”

Africa Oil & Power is the benchmark for top-tier networking and high-level discussion on a multitude of issues concerning the African energy and electricity landscape. The 2016 Africa Oil & Power event is a first of its kind, gathering ministers, heads of national oil and electricity companies, business leaders and policy makers to exchange on a collaborative panel discussion platform. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea, this conference promises to be a game-changer for African energy events.

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO  ( says: “We are pleased to have been selected as Official Newswire for this exclusive oil and energy event on the continent; where great global minds meet to discuss the future of the industry.  Our Online Press Conferencing tool will ensure the maximum media attention globally.”

APO online press conferencing solution allows a large number of professional journalists from different countries to participate in your press conferences without travelling:

To view the Africa Oil & Power press releases, please visit

Used by some of the world’s largest companies, PR agencies, institutions and organisations, APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa, acting as a channel that allows APO’s clients to target audiences in all parts of the continent and also the world.

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