CYPGasTech 2014 exhibitor e-directory CYPGasTech 2014, Limassol, Cyprus - Page 12

Contact details: Cyprus Oil & Gas Association 38 Grivas Dighenis Ave & 3 Deligiorgis Str., PO Box 21455, 1509 Nicosia, Cyprus W: COGA Secretariat T: +357 22 889706 / 22 889737 E: The Cyprus Oil and Gas Association (COGA) was founded by a group of professionals under the auspices of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the aim of serving the interests of the companies and professionals in the oil and gas industry within the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone. Objectives: ● To protect and promote the interests of its members. ● To provide a forum for discussion on issues of common interests. ● To promote co-operation among members and create investment opportunities. ● To promote the use and development of local resources in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. ● To collaborate with local and international research centres and institutions to stimulate skills development and training in Cyprus. ● To promote the development of businesses and professionals in the oil, gas and Petrochemical industries The Association has been incorporated as a non-profit organization and registered as a limited liability Company. In order to further enhance its objectives the Association may affiliate with any relevant Cyprus and international institution pursuing similar objectives. Since its inception, COGA has been active in organizing technical talks, an annual member conference, extraordinary general meetings, presentations, parliamentary works participation in the relevant house of representative committees. The Board meets ordinarily and is elected every three years by full members only. Associate Members do not have voting powers but have access to an effective platform to promote the advancement of the oil and gas industry and to have a voice in the industry developments in Cyprus. Ordinary 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, equipment manufacturer, by-product engineering company, oil and gas consulting firm, marine engineering, oil and gas 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, as described above, shall be reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors. Associate Members Associate Membership will be opened to all service providers, engineering companies providing services to the Oil, Gas and Chemical Industry but not eligible to join as Ordinary Members.