PLATINUM SPONSOR
AYGAZ

Aygaz, one of the largest industrial establishments in Turkey, is active in the entire LPG distribution chain, including sourcing, storage, filling and distribution, sales and after-sales services for cylinder, bulk and auto gas, as well as manufacturing and distributing pressure vessels, accessories and appliances running on LPG.

For more information: https://www.aygaz.com.tr/

CONFERENCE SPONSOR
GULF ENERGY

Gulf Energy Ltd. is a leading East African multi-faceted energy sector player specializing in Oil Marketing, Power Generation and Energy-Sector Projects Development. Our world first ground-breaking global patent LPG concept Pima®Gas, makes clean, modern household energy a reality for those at the base of the pyramid by providing an easy entry into LPG usage by availing it in affordable quantities and convenient locations. Pima®Gas is a near-perfect substitute for kerosene and biomass in all key aspects including; hardware, distribution, supply chain, as well as cost and enables our customers to switch from biomass and kerosene to LPG affordably.

For more information, please visit www.gulfenergy.co.ke

HEXAGON RAGASCO

Hexagon Ragasco is the world’s leading manufacturer of composite LPG cylinders, with over 9 million cylinders sold worldwide over the last 15 years. Our line of products is designed as a modern alternative to traditional steel cylinders and is suitable for a wide range of domestic, lifestyle and industrial applications. The cylinders combine unique benefits such as uncompromising safety, lighter weight, rust-free materials and translucency. They comply with a wide range of international standards and approvals and are certified in over 70 countries. Increase your market share and build customer loyalty with Hexagon Ragasco. For more information, please visit www.hexagonragasco.com

NATIONAL OIL CORPORATION OF KENYA

National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fully integrated State Corporation involved in all aspects of the petroleum value chain covering the upstream oil and gas exploration, midstream petroleum infrastructure development and downstream marketing of petroleum products. In the upstream, National Oil facilitates and directly participates in oil and gas exploration activities in Kenya. As a facilitator, National Oil is tasked with the marketing of Kenya’s exploration acreage, management of exploration data and the running of the National Petroleum Laboratory. National Oil is among the few African national oil companies directly involved in the search for oil and gas. National Oil operates its own exploration acreage Block 14T which is located within the Tertiary Rift Basin and runs from the Southern shores of Lake Bogoria down to Lake Magadi Basin on the border of Kenya and Tanzania. The Tertiary Rift Basin hosts Block 10BB where Tullow Oil made Kenya’s first discovery in 2013.


TOTAL

Total Kenya Limited is part of the global Total Group, which is the fourth largest publicly traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world with presence in over 100 countries. The company has been in existence in Kenya since 1955 when it was first registered as OZO East Africa Limited although it begun actual business operations in 1959. In 1963, the company name changed from OZO East Africa Limited to Total Oil Products East Africa Limited which held its first Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 1988 making it the first multinational oil company to be quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Total Oil Products East Africa Limited changed its name to Total Kenya Limited in 1991 and has since operated under the same name to date.

For more information, please visit http://www.total.co.ke/home.html


VIVO ENERGY KENYA

The Shell brand has been in Kenya since 1900. Today, under Vivo Energy, it is one of the country’s most sought-after fuel and lubricant brands, operating an extensive retail network; major bulk oil storage terminals in Nairobi and Mombasa; aviation services at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Wilson Airport, Mombasa International Airport and Malindi Airport; and a lubricants blending plant in Mombasa.

Vivo Energy Kenya serves all market segments from retail to commercial customers with a full range of products –automotive fuels, lubricants, aviation fuels, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and fuel oil. For more information: www.vivoenergy.com

COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR
CFC STANBIC BANK

CfC Stanbic Bank is part of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Standard Bank The group has direct, on-the-ground representation in 20 African countries with over 560 branches and 1 223 ATMs in Africa, making it one of the largest banking networks on the continent. It provides global connections backed by deep insights into the countries where it operates.

Africa’s oil and gas sector has entered a period of unprecedented growth – in upstream, midstream and downstream – which is fuelling growth and development across the continent. Our on-the-ground presence, deep sector experience and long-standing understanding of managing risk on the continent, offers all the financial solutions our clients require across the oil and gas value chain.

Accessing the partners and capital to fund this ambitious expansion will be critical to the economic success of Africa. With our strategic focus on Africa and international reach, we are well-positioned to be your primary financial partner in securing and structuring investment programmes.

ORGANIZED BY:
LPG SUMMIT

The LPGas Summit was established in 2011 to organize the Asian LP Gas Summit. The first event was conducted in Manila, Philippines in 2011 to encourage the growth of the LPG industry there. We seek to promote discussion and industry networking for the sustainable growth of the LPG industry with a focus on technology adoption, safety and consumer education. From household consumption to autogas, we promote the adoption of LPG as the fuel of choice by providing a quorum for industry stakeholders to meet with policy makers, international technology providers and operators to exchange ideas, share best practices, and shape the growth of the industry.

For more information, please visit www.lpgsummit.com
CO - ORGANIZED BY:
PIEA

The Petroleum Institute of East Africa (PIEA) is the professional body for the oil industry in the region.The mission of the PIEA is to provide a forum for expertise and excellence in the oil industry, promote professionalism and free enterprise in the petroleum business supported by the highest operations and business standards.

The PIEA was formed in 1999 by oil industry Executives from companies, agencies and individuals with direct or indirect participation in the oil sector as a membership association for oil industry stakeholders to lobby, foster best practices & standards and to promote self regulation, following the liberalization of the industry in 1994.

For more information: http://www.petroleum.co.ke/
PROMOTION PARTNERS:
GAZEO.COM

Gazeo.com - one of the largest and most interesting websites dedicated to promoting eco-friendly gaseous fuels, launched in Poland in 2007.

    At Gazeo you will find :
  • Latest news form the industry,
  • Comments from key people in the LPG/CNG business,
  • Coming events,
  • Product presentations, road tests, videoo....and many more!

Gazeo.com is a helpful Internet platform through which people from the industry receive well-founded information. Please, visit us at www.gazeo.com!


WLPGA

The World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) is the authoritative voice of the global LP Gas industry representing all sectors of industry. The primary aim of the Association is to add value to the sector through driving premium demand for LP Gas, while also promoting compliance of good business and safety practices. It brings together private and public companies involved in one, several or all activities of the industry, it develops long-term partnerships with international organisations and implements projects on local and global scales. It promotes the use of LP Gas worldwide to help foster a cleaner, healthier and more prosperous world. The Association was established in 1987 and was officially granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1989.

For more information on the WLPGA, visit: www.worldlpgas.com

LPG EXCEPTIONAL ENERGY

LPG is an exceptional energy source due to its origin, benefits, applications and its industry. With an immediate and global availability, environmental benefits, its natural by-product origin, transportation flexibility and diverse application, LPG plays a pivotal role in the transition towards a more secure, sustainable and competitive energy model.

The WLPGA has created the global LPG Exceptional Energy brand to raise awareness of the exceptional features of LPG among policymakers, industry and consumers. An increased understanding of LPG’s environmental benefits, versatile applications and its immediate global availability is of the essence to allow conscious and responsible decisions on the type of energy sources used.

Visit our website: http://www.exceptionalenergy.com/
SUPPORTED BY:
CDC

CDC Kenya’s mission is to protect and improve health in Kenya and the region through science, policy, partnership, and evidence-based public health action. In Kenya, where over 43% of the population lives in poverty, health challenges include high maternal and child mortality and a high burden of infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria. In this context, CDC Kenya works in close partnership with the government of Kenya and other local, national and regional partners to address the burden of disease in Kenya and improve its health systems.

Building public health capacity in partner countries, improving health security globally, and collaborating with partners to impact the health and wellbeing of people around the world is an exceptional investment. For more information, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/countries/kenya/default.htm


CYLINDER EXCHANGE POOL

LPG Cylinder Exchange Pool was constituted under the government Legal Notice 121 of 2009. Its main mandate is to oversee the exchange of domestic LPG cylinders which category is all cylinders for 1 kg, 3 kgs, 6 kgs and 13 kgs. It is also mandated with:

  • - Implementation of the rules and code of practice for the LPG business as per the Energy Act -2006, L.N 121 and the Agreement.
  • - Promote convenience and availability for the end user (the consumer).
  • - Growing the market and promoting conversion to LPG.


ERC

Energy Regulatory Commission is established under the Energy Act, 2006. Following the operationalization of the Energy Act, 2006, with effect from July 7 2007, the Electricity Regulatory Board (ERB) became Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) with the following objectives and functions:

  • Regulate the electrical energy, petroleum and related products, renewable energy and other forms of energy.
  • Protect the interests of consumer, investor and other stakeholder interests.
  • Maintain a list of accredited energy auditors as may be prescribed.
  • Monitor, ensure implementation of, and the observance of the principles of fair competition in the energy sector, in coordination with other statutory authorities.
  • Provide such information and statistics to the Minister as he may from time to time require; and
  • Collect and maintain energy data.
  • Prepare indicative national energy plan.
  • Perform any other function that is incidental or consequential to its functions under the Energy Act or any other written law.
For more information , please visit http://www.erc.go.ke/
GACC

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership hosted by the UN Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. The Alliance’s 100 by ‘20 goal calls for 100 million households to adopt clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020. We are working with a strong network of public, private and non-profit partners to help overcome the market barriers that currently impede the production, deployment, and use of clean cookstoves in developing countries.

For more information, please visit http://cleancookstoves.org/home/index.html


GLLPG

The Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP) is a public-private partnership formed in 2012 as a high-impact initiative under the UN Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. GLPGP works to prevent the 4 million annual deaths, rampant forest destruction and loss of women and children’s labor time caused by cooking with solid fuels, by helping countries plan, finance and implement large-scale transitions to LPG.

The GLPGP partners with countries in a competition-neutral way to rapidly create viable, large-scale LPG markets that function well, are self-sustaining, and engage local stakeholders. For more information visit: www.glpgp.org


IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private enterprises in about 100 countries, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. In FY14, IFC provided more than $22 billion in financing to improve lives in developing countries and tackle the most urgent challenges of development.

For more information, visit www.ifc.org


KERMI

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a state corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, as the national body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya. Since it's inception, KEMRI has developed a critical mass of scientists and technical personnel, to enable it mount a competitive research infrastructure to rank as a leading centre of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally.

VISION
To be a leading centre of excellence in research for health health.

MISSION
To improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery.

For more information, please visit http://www.kemri.org/


NLPGA

The objectives of the association are as follows:

  • To promote and protect the LP Gas industry in Nigeria.
  • To promote and encourage the highest standard of professionalism and sound ethics in the LP Gas sector.
  • To empower all stakeholders through information, education and networking.
  • To be the mouthpiece of LP Gas advocacy in Nigeria.
  • To operate a transparent, open and accountable Association.

OXFORD BUSINESS GROUP

Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance. OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.

For more information, please visit: http://www.oxfordbusinessgroup.com/


PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE

Mission PHI generates and promotes research, leadership and partnerships to build capacity for strong public health policy, programs, systems and practices.

Values Health is a fundamental human right. Just societies ensure equitable health outcomes for everyone.

Vision Healthy communities where individuals reach their highest potential.

For more information, please visit http://www.phi.org/


TATSUNO

Tatsuno Corporation is a 103-year old Japanese company and is among the three largest manufacturers of petroleum retailing equipment and systems globally. With facilities in seven countries and installations worldwide, Tatsuno’s recent entry into East Africa is with partner and PIEA member, Gapco for whom they have completed installations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Tetanus is the title sponsor, for the second year, of the 2015 PIEA Golf day.



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