A WOMEN in African Petroleum & Energy conference was recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in a bid to promote female participation in what has traditionally been a heaviily male dominated corner of a global industry not known for female influence.

Attended by an estimated 100 delegates from around the continent, the conference focused on developing the skills of women already working in the energy sector, addressing community issues sparked by the African petroleum industry and South African government 'empowerment' ...

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