Internationalization & capacity building for a sustainable business environment in Oil&Gas producing countries


Assomineraria, the Italian Petroleum and Mining Industry Association, represents over 120 companies highly committed to exporting world-wide the Italian expertise and know-how of the entire extractive industry value chain.

The workshop has presented and discussed the Association’s activity of creating partnerships with oil&gas producing countries, and Mozambique in particular, in order to:

– attract more investments for producing local natural resources,

– Improve cooperation with the Italian industrial system,

– develop local capabilities and infrastructures for a long term sustainable development.

The internationalization process of Assomineraria is centered on developing Capacity Building initiatives based on the know-how of the member companies and supported by the Italian Government efforts to accompanying the country’s supply chain worldwide.

Mozambique is the priority country of focus.


Introduction: the commitment of Assomineraria and its member companies

Luigi Ciarrocchi, President Assomineraria

Laura Castelli, Vice Minister, Ministry of Economy & Finance

Sergio Polito, Vice President Assomineraria – Equipment & Services

The Assomineraria Internationalization Project: what and how

Luciano Vasques, CEO, EniProgetti

Leonardo Brunori, Executive Vice President, RINA Consulting

The Proposition for Mozambique

Alessandro Olmo, Legal Department, SICIM

Reinaldo Almeida, Legal Department, Instituto Nacional de Petroleo


Conclusions: impact on the consolidation of the value chain

Luigi Ciarrocchi, President Assomineraria