Cyprus Oil & Gas 2nd Nat Gas June 20th to 21st 2013
Cyprus Oil & GasAssociationUnder the auspices of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and IndustryEnergy Drivers for EmissionsPresenter: Andy Varoshiotis, BSc, MBA, IAFP, MSDTCOGA PresidentNicosia, June 20th 21st 2013 2nd Cyprus Natural Gas Conferencewww.cyoilgas.orgMember BenefitsEast Med Industry DevelopmentsProspects and Investment PotentialsMaritime Security & Offshore Asset Protection
Energy Drivers for Emissionswww.cyoilgas.orgCyprus Oil & Gas MembershipThe Cyprus Oil and Gas Association (COGA) was founded by a group of professionals under the auspicesof the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the aim of serving the interests of the companiesand professionals in the oil and gas industry within the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone.Objectives:1. To protect and promote the interests of its members.2. To provide a forum for discussion on issues of common interests.3. To promote co operation among members and create investment opportunities.4. To promote the use and development of local resources in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.5. To collaborate with local and international research centres and institutions to stimulate skillsdevelopment and training in Cyprus.6. To promote the development of businesses and professionals in the oil, gas and Petrochemical industries.
Incorporation:The Association has been incorporated as a non profit organization and registered as a limited liabilityCompany .In order to further enhance its objectives the Association may affiliate with any relevantCyprus and international institution pursuing similar objectives.Activities:Since its inception, COGA has been active in organizing technical talks, an annual member conference,extraordinary general meetings, presentations, parliamentary works participation in the relevanthouse of representative committees.The Board meets ordinarily and is elected every three years by full members only,Associate Members do not have voting powers.Benefits:It is an effective platform to promote the advancement of the oil and gas industry.and to have a voice in the industry developments in Cyprus.www.cyoilgas.org
www.cyoilgas.orgOrdinary Membership:Any multi discipline Oil & Gas operator, drilling company, seismic data provider, petrochemical laboratory,importer or exporter of petrochemical products, land storage carriers, field licensee, equipmentmanufacturer, by product engineering company, oil and gas consulting firm, marine engineering, oil andgas shipping, LNG bulk carriers, oil tanker operators, company that provides services to clients in the Oil,Gas and Petrochemical industry and satisfies the following conditions is eligible for Each applicant, asdescribed above, shall be reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors.Associate MembersAssociate Membership will be opened to all service providers, engineering companies providing servicesto the Oil, Gas and Chemical Industry but not eligible to join as Ordinary Members.Example: Environmental companies, corporations and individuals involved in activities such as specialiststudies in plant safety / loss prevention, design subcontract, manpower supply, sales and/or services ofequipment/materials, fabrication of equipment packages, and construction of facilities. Associate memberscan be legal, secretarial, auditing, management consultancy, financial services, facility architects and civilengineering designers, oil and gas asset finance companies, engineering professors and students in therelated field. The Board has the right to expand the list on its discretion to cover other related fields.
Source: Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and IndustryAbout The CCCIThe Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a private corporate bodyfunctioning under special law and is financially independent, free of anyinfluence by the state. The Chamber is funded by its members subscription feesand through income generated from a number of services it provides.The CCCI is the union of Cypriot businessmen, the interests of whom it promotesby submitting to the government and the Parliament the members positions onmatters in which they are involved, while, through its participation in tripartitebodies and committees, it conveys and promotes the views of the businesscommunity.The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry was founded in 1927 and in 1963,a new structure was adopted, which remains in operation to date, under thename of: "Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry". The CCCI is thefederation of the local Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCIs) which operatein Nicosia, Limassol, Famagusta, Larnaca and Paphos.The Chamber is governed by a 36 member Council chaired by the President.A 13 member Executive Committee acts as coordinator and handles matters ofurgency. For information concerning the members of the Executive Committeeand of the Board of Directors of the CCCI.
Source: Ministry of Energy, Industry and Tourism.
Source: Ministry of Energy, Industry and Tourism.
Source: Hyperion Systems Engineering. Man Power Training and Job OpportunitiesCOGA aims in promoting educational and training programs in association withtraining institutions and educators in the following fields:
Maritime, Underwater, Shore & Offshore Security in the East Mediterranean SeaCyprus, despite its small size, has always had a vital position andcrucial role in international affairs. Its geostrategic andgeopolitical position in the Eastern Mediterranean and the MiddleEast, at the crossroads of three continents, provide the island witha significant advantage that can be used constructively topromote peace, security and stability in the region.Subjects to Consider:Maritime Patrol Vessels, Aircrafts & HelicoptersShort range Air Defence SystemsPort & Marinas security – Border controlSearch & Rescue equipment’s & technologiesNetwork Based Maritime SecurityRegional Maritime Security Information – SharingIntegrated Maritime Situational Awareness Solution
www.cyoilgas.orgMaritime PatrolProtect the countys interests and maritime boardersCounter any threat posed by terrorism or acts of sabotage;Provide support in civil defense and other emergencies;Protect national Economic interests (economical exclusion zone)Fishing controlMarine traffic supervision and safety at seaHomeland ProtectionProtection of strategic assetsMonitoring of mass eventsDisaster relief
Please visit www.cyoilgas.org for information and updatesTHANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTIONCyprus Oil & Gas AssociationMember Services & InquiriesCOGA Head officeDeligiorgi 8, & Griva DigeniNicosia, CyprusE Mail Address: email@example.comE Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgDept. of Services and TradeCyprus Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDirect Line: +357 22 889706E Mail Address: email@example.com