African Refiners Association (ARA) held its 10th annual conference in Cape Town, South Africa from the 16th March to 20th March 2015. Zircon Marine was in attendance as silver sponsors and proudly exhibited alongside other companies in the industry.
The conference held for five days and finished off with two days of intensive workshop classes. It was well attended by prestigious and world class organizations representing all parts of the world-Africa, Europe, Asia, Canada and the USA. The event had a packed agenda featuring key speakers like Alhaji Aliko Dangote President/CEO Dangote Group, Mr. Ian Taylor President/CEO Vitol Group and Dr. Faith Birol Chief Economist/Director Global Energy Economics International Energy Agency.
Representatives from refineries, government ministries, regulators, importers, distributors, traders, storage companies, technology refinery suppliers and many others congregated to discuss the latest challenges, trends and innovations in the industry.
The conference delivered on its promises and was indeed very stimulating, productive, and revealing with a nurturing atmosphere for business opportunities to be developed.
Zircon Marine enjoyed every minute of our time at the conference and thank everyone who took out time to stop by our stand. We hope to see you next year in Marrakesh, Morocco!!