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As part of the “Pink October” campaign organised by her Foundation to promote early detection of breast and cervical cancer, the First Lady of Gabon, Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, visited Gamba on October 15. Upon arriving at Gamba Airport, she was greeted by local government representatives (the Prefect, the Chair of the Regional Council and the Mayor), the Minister for Urban Development and Housing, Désiré Guedon, and the P-DG of Shell Gabon, Godson Njoku.
Shell Gabon was honoured to welcome Her Excellency Cynthia Helen Akuetteh, US Ambassador to Gabon and São Tomé and Príncipe, to Gamba.
At the New York Forum Africa 2015, held from 28 - 30 August 2015, Shell Gabon, in partnership with JTC Consulting, presented the six winners of the "Shell Entreprendre" programme
Shell Gabon took part in the National Forum on Local Content, staged by the Ministry of Oil and Hydrocarbons from 6 to 8 July 2015. The event brought together a broad spectrum of stakeholders (multinationals, SMEs from Gabon and others). Aims of the Forum included thinking about effective ways of promoting Gabonese businesses in the oil industry.
On 25 June 2015, Shell Gabon celebrated the 30th anniversary of the strike of oil at Rabi, the biggest onshore oil field ever discovered in sub-Saharan Africa. Gracing the occasion with their presence were Messrs. Etienne Ngoubou, Minister of Oil and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Tchango, Minister of Commerce, SMEs, Crafts and Service Development, Henri Max Ndong Nzue, Managing Director of Total Gabon, Charles Tchen, board-member of Shell Gabon and Arnaud Engandji, presidential adviser.