ABUJA, NIGERIA, February 24, 2010 - ERHC Energy today published the presentation, "Remodeling Nigeria's Energy Industry for 2020; The E&P Capital Challenge," delivered by the Company's Chief Operating Officer at Nigeria Oil & Gas '10 in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday, February 23, 2010.
More than 1,100 delegates participate in the two-day strategic conference, which brings together the perspectives of all players involved in Nigeria's oil and gas industry. Delegates get a clear picture of government strategy through keynote addresses from the Minister of Petroleum Resources and other senior government officials, as well as the top management of NNPC.
ERHC Energy is a Gold Sponsor of Nigeria Oil & Gas '10 and exhibits at the conference. Last year's conference attracted a record crowd of nearly 7,200 participants.

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