4-8 November, 2019

The Leading Business Intelligence and Transaction Platform for Africa's Oil and Gas Sector

Cape Town International Convention Centre
South Africa

Independent Committee

Independents will continue to face very real challenges in the exploration and development element of the African Oil and Gas markets. Governance, policy, political stability and forex all play a part in any decision an Independent will consider when considering market entry. Our specialist committee from the Independents’ community will develop and create engaging content that will outline how the sector can advance and develop the exploration and production stages of the African Oil and Gas sector. Our Committee members include:

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Ebbie Haan

Former CEO


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Eric Hathon

Director of Exploration

Cairn Energy

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Gamal Hassan


ADH Energy

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Gil Holzman

President and CEO

Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd

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James M. Demarest

Exploration Vice President

Noble Energy

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Nosizwe Nokwe-Macamo

Principal Consultant

Africa Oil Way

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Phil Birch

Exploration Director

Impact Oil

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Phil Loader

Executive Vice President Global Exploration

Woodside Energy Ltd

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Sam Olutu

Chief Technical Officer


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Simon Tamfu


ST E&P (STEP) Advising Ltd.

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Uaapi Utjavari

Vice President Exploration – Africa


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Vance Querio


ORYX Petroleum Services SA