23-27 October, 2017

Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa


2016 speakers

The 2016 Africa Oil Week event attracted a wealth of leading industry speakers.

Ahmed Salem Ould Tekrour, Director General, Petrole
Ministere du Petrole,  de L’Energie et des Mines, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Amb. Mary Warlick, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Energy Resources,  U.S. Department of State, Washington, United States of America
Andrew Windham, Non-Executive Director
T5 Oil & Gas, Cape Town, South Africa
Arthur Millholland, President & Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, Calgary, Canada
Austin Avuru, Chief Executive Officer
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Lagos, Nigeria
Babette van Gessel, Chief Executive
Global Pacific & Partners, The Hague, The Netherlands
Brian Statham, Chairman
South African National Energy Association, Johannesburg, South Africa
Bruce Byrd, Geologist & Head Geophysicist
Rhino Resources, Cape Town, South Africa
Carlos Zacarias, Chairman
Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP), Maputo, Moçambique
Cath Norman, Managing Director
FAR Limited, Melbourne, Australia
Dave Fassom, Director
Stellar Energy Advisors, London, United Kingdom
Dave van der Spuy, Manager,  Conventional Resource Evaluation
Petroleum Agency SA, Cape Town, South Africa
David Lloyd, Managing Director
Preng & Associates, London, United Kingdom
David Sineke, Corporate Planning
Engen, Cape Town, South Africa
David Sturt, Managing Director
AziNam, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Diederick Bax, Commercial General Manager Africa
Shell International E&P, The Hague, The Netherlands
Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike, Partner
ACAS-Law, Lagos, Nigeria
Dr Anil Bhandari, Independent and (former Director Exploration,  ONGC)
 New Dehli, India
Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman
African Institute of Petroleum, London, United Kingdom
Dr Keith Myers, Managing Director
Richmond Energy Partners, London, United Kingdom
Dr Ketsela Tadesse, Director
Petroleum Licensing and Administration Directorate,  Ministry of Mines, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dr Ladi Bada, Chief Executive & Managing Director
Shoreline Natural Resources, Lagos, Nigeria
Dr Mohamed Salah Abou Sayed, President & Chief Executive
Gulf Reservoir Modeling Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dr Musa Manzi, Lecturer in Geophysics,  School of Geosciences
Wits Seismic Research Center,  University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dr Peter Dolan, Independent Explorer and Investor
Dolan & Associates, London, United Kingdom
Dr Philipp Stratmann, Business Development Director, Africa
Velocys, Houston, United States of America
Ebbie Haan, Independent
 Copenhagen, Denmark
Ernest Rubondo, Executive Director
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), Kampala, Uganda
Eugene Okpere, Vice President Exploration South America & Africa
Shell International E&P, The Hague, The Netherlands
Francisco Pulit, Senior Vice President,  Corporate Development
Pluspetrol, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fredrik Ohrn, President & Chief Executive Officer
Svenska Petroleum Exploration, Stockholm, Sweden
Gabriel Ollivier, President & Chief Executive Officer
United Hydrocarbon International Corp, Calgary, Canada
Guy Maurice, President, Africa, Exploration & Production
Total E&P, Paris, France
Harry Harrison-Sumter, Conference Account Manager, Africa Events
ITE Group plc, London, United Kingdom
HE Jean-Marc, Thystere-Tchicaya
Ministère des Hydrocarbures de la Republique du Congo, Brazzaville, Congo
Hudson Andambi, Senior Principal Superintending Geologist (Petroleum)
Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Nairobi, Kenya
Ian Cross, Managing Director
Moyes & Co,, Singapore
Immanuel Mulunga, Managing Director
NAMCOR, Windhoek, Namibia
James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer
Sound Energy plc, London, United Kingdom
James Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer
Africa Energy (SA) Corp, Cape Town, South Africa
Jason van der Poel, Partner, Project Finance
Allen & Overy LLP, Johannesburg, South Africa
Jasper Peijs, Vice President Exploration, Africa
BP plc, London, United Kingdom
John Austin, General Manager,  Sub-Saharan Africa
OMV, London, United Kingdom
John Craven, Chief Executive Officer
Discover Exploration, London, United Kingdom
John Sichinga, Senior Vice President,  Exploration & International Petroleum
Sasol, Johannesburg, South Africa
Joseph Oufom Medou, Exploration & Production Director
Petrosen, Dakar, Senegal
Jubril Adewale Tinubu, Chairman, Oando Energy Resources & Group Chief Executive
Oando plc, Lagos, Nigeria
Julio Mamadu Balde, Secretary General
Agence de Gestion et de Cooperation entre la Guinee Bissau et le Senegal, Dakar, Senegal
Kamil Mohammed, President
Ghana Oil & Gas Service Providers Association, Accra, Ghana
Keith Hill, President,  Chief Executive Officer and Director
Africa Oil Corporation, Nairobi, Kenya
Lahcen Boutib, Shale Gas Project Manager
ONHYM, Rabat, Morocco
Lalanirina Ranoroarisoa, Hydrocarbons Manager,  Hydrocarbon Division
OMNIS,, Madagascar
Lloyd Manokore, Partner
Manokore Attorneys, Harare, Zimbabwe
Loren Regier, Exploration Commercial Manager - Africa
ExxonMobil, Houston, United States of America
Luca Bertelli, Chief Exploration Officer
Eni Spa, Milan, Italy
Lumen Sebastião, Resource Evaluation Manager,  Open Areas and New Assets, Exploration
 Sonangol, Luanda, Angola*
Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner
Ministry of Mines & Energy, Windhoek, Namibia
Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu, Editor
Orient Energy Review, Lagos, Nigeria
Mary Kimotho M’Mukindia, Former Chief Executive
NOCK, Nairobi, Kenya
Masayuki Taskishima, Senior Vice President and Divisional Operating Officer,  Energy Division (Europe, Middle-East & Africa)
Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc, London, United Kingdom
Mick McWalter, Independent Petroleum Advisor
Africa at Large, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Mike Doherty, Executive Chairman
Impact Oil & Gas, London, United Kingdom
Mwendia Nyaga, Chief Executive
Oil & Energy Services Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
Naoildine Houmadi, Director of Geological Bureau
Moroni,, Union des Comoros
Nigel Quinton, Exploration Director
Tower Resources plc, London, United Kingdom
Nillian Mulemi, Chief Executive Officer,  Petroleum Training & Education Fund
Petrofund, Windhoek, Namibia
Olalekan Akinyanmi, Chief Executive Officer
Lekoil Limited, Lagos, Nigeria
Oliver Quinn, Director,  Africa & Global New Ventures
Ophir Energy, London, United Kingdom
Omar Mitha, Chairman
Empresa de Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos de Moçambique, Maputo, Moçambique
Peter Elliott, Director
NVentures, London, United Kingdom
Peter Grant, Director
International Energy Solutions, Perth, Australia
Peter Vivian-Neal, Chief Executive Officer
Kalahari GeoEnergy Ltd, Lusaka, Zambia
Phil Loader, Executive Vice President Global Exploration
Woodside Energy, Perth, Australia
Pieter van der Groen, Chief Operating Officer
Eland Oil & Gas, Abuja, Nigeria
Prof Dr. Pieter Bekker, CEPMLP Chair in International Law, Partner
CMS Cameron Mckenna,,
Richard Heaton, Exploration Director
Cairn Energy, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Richard Savage, Head of Energy Research
Mirabaud Securities, London, United Kingdom
Robert van de Poll, International Manager Law of the Sea
Fugro N.V., New Brunswick, Canada
Rodney MacAlister, Chief Executive Officer
Monetizing Gas Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
Rogers Beall, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Africa Fortesa Corporation, Houston, United States of America
Satoshi Asawa, Director General,  Project Department -  Oil & Gas Upstream Business Unit
JOGMEC, Tokyo, Japan
Seinye Lulu-Briggs, Executive Vice Chairman
Moni Pulo Ltd, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Siphamandla Mthethwa, Acting Chief Executive Officer
PetroSA, Cape Town, South Africa
Sola Adepetun, Senior Partner
ACAS-Law, Lagos, Nigeria
Sonika Greyvenstein, Vice President - International
Global Pacific & Partners - ITE Oil & Gas JV, Johannesburg, South Africa
Steve Lowden, Chief Executive
NewAge (African Global Energy), London, United Kingdom
Susan Cunningham, Executive Vice President, Exploration, New Ventures, Frontier, ESHR & Business Innovation
Noble Energy Inc, Houston, United States of America
Teklehaimanot Debretsion, Director -  Hydrocarbon Division
Ministry of Energy & Mines, Asmara, Eritrea
Theo Ahwireng, Acting Chief Executive Officer
Petroleum Commission Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Thore E. Kristiansen, Chief Operating Officer, Exploration & Production, and Executive Director
Galp Energia, Lisbon, Portugal
Tim O’ Hanlon, Vice President,  Africa Business
Tullow Oil Plc, London, United Kingdom
Toyin Akinosho, Publisher
Africa Oil+Gas Report, Lagos, Nigeria
Tracey Henderson, Vice President Exploration Geophysics
Kosmos Energy, Dallas, United States of America
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