To celebrate and assess 10 years of oil exploitation in Chad, two conferences were organized in N'Djamena (Chad) around October 10th, 2013.
The Ministry of Energy and Oil of Chad held the Chad International Oil, Mining and Energy conference (CIOME 2013) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Center from Oct 8th to 11th. Géo212 gave a presentation in the "Environmental Protection and Natural Resources" session of the congress.
The local NGO's, led by GRAMP-TC, held another summit at the CEFOD conference center, dedicated to the benefits and pitfalls of O&G exploitation for local populations in south western Chad. On October 10th, Geo212 presented its work on the Chinese CNPC environmental disaster which occured in August 2013.