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University Essay Contest

2017 Winner Announced: Heike Melani Silva Boane - Eduardo Mondlane


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Congratulations to Heike Melani Silva Boane winner of the 2nd National University Essay Contest in Mozambique. 

Heike Melani is studying at the Faculty of Engineering in Eduardo Mondlane University. She wrote an impressive essay on the topic:

“How can Mozambique use its gas & LNG resources to diversify the national economy?”


Heike Melani Silva Boane had the opportunity to participate at the 4th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition on 18-20 October 2017, in Maputo. All expenses regarding participation at the Summit were covered by BP.

We also congratulate the two fantastic runner-up essays written by:

2 place: Suneila Mahomed Wilson – Dava ISCTEM
3 place: Yanara Pereira –  Universidade Pedagogica

Supporting Mozambique's Educational Development

The Mozambique Gas Summit and BP are proudly supporting the educational sector of Mozambique by inviting lead universities with engineering programmes to participate and share opinions with government and operators. The need for Mozambican professionals in areas of engineering, geology, oil & gas exploration, gas development knowledge is becoming very important for the sustainable development of Mozambique’s economy, and therefore more universities are being urged to open related academic programmes.

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Gas & LNG University Essay Contest Rules

Students should choose 1 of the following essay themes:

  • FID has now been approved at the Coral South Project. What are the 3 main challenges and opportunities to develop this project?
  • What should be the Government’s key priorities to ensure Mozambican companies benefit from the gas and LNG projects?
  • How can Mozambique use the gas and LNG resources to diversify the national economy?


  • O FID foi recentemente aprovado no Projecto Coral Sul. Quais são os principais desafios e oportunidades para desenvolver este projecto?
  • Quais deveriam ser as prioridades do Governo para assegurar-se que a empresas Moçambicanas beneficiam dos projectos de gás e LNG?
  • Como pode Moçambique utilizar os recursos de gás e LNG para diversificar a economia nacional ?
  1. The essay should have no more than 1500 words
  2. Only students from University Year 2 and above are eligible to participate
  3. The essays should be sent, together with proof of university enrollment, to Tiago Marques on tmarques@thecwcgroup.com no later than 27 September 2017.
  4. The winner and the two runner ups of the contest will be announced on 6 October 2017 through CWC Group’s webpage.

Essay Contest Prize

The student who writes the winning essay will get the opportunity to participate at the Mozambique Gas Summit on 18-20 October 2017, in Maputo. The expenses of travelling, accommodation and participation at the Summit will be covered by BP.

H.E. Jorge Penicela, Minister of Science & Technology, Higher Technical and Vocational Education will announce the winner to the Summit attendees at the National Content Day 2017.

View the 2016 Essay Contest Winner

Congratulations to the 2016 Winner of the Mozambique Gas Summit Essay Contest:

João Américo Júnior – Universidade Lúrio

Take a look at the Essay Contest Winners page to read his winning essay, and to see the runner ups for the 2016 contest.

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For Programme & Speaking Enquiries, please contact Tiago Marques on +44 20 7978 0008

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