ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC.BB:ECDC) announces today that representatives from its subsidiary, EarthSearch Communications International, will join Master Licensee partner Halogen Security at the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference February 18-21 in Nigeria's capital city, Abuja. Now in its 13 th year, the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference is co-organized by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Attendance at last year's conference included more than 1,000 senior level delegates from around the globe and more than 7,500 visitors from 180 international companies. Sponsors include blue chip organizations, such as DHL, Siemens and Samsung, among others, and scheduled speakers include key executives from high profile industry leaders from the energy, banking and technology sectors, including Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Standard Chartered and GE. Halogen Security, which recently inked a 3-year Master Licensee Agreement with EarthSearch, is a featured exhibitor at the conference and will be introducing customized EarthSearch oil and gas solutions for content security, real-time visibility of oil content on tankers and oil pipeline monitoring systems. "I'm really looking forward to introducing our EarthSearch technology to this market at the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference in conjunction with our partners at Halogen," said EarthSearch Sales Manager Andrew Seawell. "They're experts in the Nigerian market and went the extra mile in securing this opportunity on our behalf. I'll be on hand to provide subject matter expertise related to our solutions and am excited to build new relationships during my time on the ground in Africa." Halogen leadership said it is excited to welcome the EarthSearch team to its home country for this prestigious event. "We are more than pleased to offer new innovations, that are in line with our promise of secured peace of mind to our oil and gas clientele and that they have been yearning for, in downstream truck and cargo monitoring, upstream pipeline monitoring and others," said Halogen Security Managing Director and CEO Wale Olaoye. "At this year's NOG 2013 exhibition, we are proud to showcase the definition of what we mean to the Nigerian oil and gas sector and to the market in general. We are an integrated one-stop shop security solutions provider by all standards and measures, and the partnership with EarthSearch means great things for the oil and gas industry and the security industry in Nigeria and along the West African coast." Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference attendees can visit EarthSearch and Halogen in the main exhibition hall or contact company representatives in advance to schedule an appointment.