Luanda – The minister of Oil, José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Friday in Luanda reaffirmed that Angola wishes to reach a crude oil production of 1.8 million barrels a day this year against the current 1.6 million.
The minister was speaking on the occasion of the Oil Day at the Luanda International Fair (FILDA), adding that the “Satélite Kizomba” project’s production will reach 100,000 barrels a day.
He said Angola continues working to increase its production, in view of its potential in the region.
As to the fair, Botelho de Vasconcelos said the goods displayed at FILDA are intended to show the youths some sectors and services in the oil industry.
Inaugurated on Tuesday by Angolan minister of Geology, Mining and Industry, Joaquim David, the event is open to the public from 02:00 pm to 09:00 pm from Monday to Friday, while on Saturday and Sunday the gates will be open from 11:00 am to 06:20 pm.
Attending the present edition are Angola (host), Brazil, Portugal, Spain, China, France, UK, USA, India, Tunisia, Norway, Italy, Ghana, Argentina, Kenya, Germany, Equatorial Guinea, Pakistan, Cape Verde, Turkey, Holland, Pakistan, Mozambique, South Korea, Thailand,
Egypt, Zambia, Cuba, Nigeria, Malaysia, Indonesia, Senegal, Macau and Singapore, totalling 700 exhibitors.