5-9 November, 2018

Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa


  • 13 December 2017

    7 worldwide oil & gas projects to watch in 2018

    2017 showed a cautiously optimistic side to the global oil & gas industry. For instance, the oil price reached a two year high in November that year, suggesting more cash is ready to be pumped back into E&P activity – and some impressive megaprojects. Check out 7 of the biggest right here.

  • 02 October 2017

    Market Watch: Nigeria

    Our continent-spanning trip of Africa’s oil and gas markets comes to an end at Nigeria: the continent’s biggest oil producer. With billions in potential deals on the table, the nation is fertile ground for foreign investment.

  • 20 September 2017

    Daniel Silke: 'The prospects for Africa rests on large-scale clean energy rollout'

    We spoke to Africa Oil Week 2017 keynote speaker Daniel Silke about how 2017 has treated Africa's energy market - and what he expects from the coming year.

  • 19 September 2017

    Alex Epstein: ‘Our global energy discussion is biased and anti-human’

    Alex Epstein, author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, talks to Africa Oil Week about why the world - and Africa in particular - can't afford to ignore fossil fuels in the energy mix.

  • 19 September 2017

    Market Watch: Mozambique

    Mozambique is on the cusp of joining the ranks of Africa’s top natural gas producers. Join us as we delve into the nation’s current hydrocarbons market environment as part of our African Market Watch series.

  • 18 September 2017

    Market Watch: Egypt

    Heading back to the north of the continent, our Africa-spanning roundup of the key markets to watch takes us to Egypt – home to some of the biggest natural gas discoveries of recent years.

  • 04 September 2017

    Market Watch: Kenya

    Kenya is the next stop on our Pan-African tour of the continental oil and gas markets.

  • 23 August 2017

    Market Watch: Uganda

    Next up on our round trip of Africa’s oil producers, in partnership with Menas Associates, is Uganda.

  • 21 August 2017

    African oil & gas licensing roundup – Part 2

    Part two of our breakdown of the big deals, exploration plays, and licensing auctions that have emerged across Africa in 2017 so far.

  • 18 August 2017

    Market Watch: Senegal

    In the run up to Africa Oil Week 2017, we are taking a grand tour of the continent, taking in business environments and hydrocarbon potential of key energy players. Today, the Market Watch Spotlight falls on Senegal.

  • 17 August 2017

    Market Watch: Somalia

    Our tour of Africa continues in Market Watch part 3. This time, we head to East Africa and Somalia to understand its unique business culture.

  • 15 August 2017

    Licensing rounds in Africa – the state of play – part 1

    To whet your appetite for the Africa Oil Week 2017's five content rich days of insider industry knowledge, we’ve put together a run through of the significant licensing rounds occurring continent-wide in 2017, plus a few to look forward to in the future.

  • 15 August 2017

    Market Watch: Morocco

    Part two of our Market Watch series takes us to Morocco for an in-depth look at the nation's hydrocarbon potential.

  • 02 August 2017

    Market watch: Côte d’Ivoire

    In the lead-up to Africa Oil Week 2017, we have teamed up with Menas Associates to take a look at 10 of Africa’s most promising markets for upstream investment – starting with Côte d’Ivoire.

  • 20 April 2017

    Oil and Gas Exploration in East Africa: A Brief History ©GeoExpro

    Recent major discoveries in East Africa mean that the region is considered one of the emerging hydrocarbon provinces of the 21st - but it is worth remembering that this success comes after six decades of unsuccessful exploration. This article analyses East Africa's exploration history in maps and old photos and discusses the lessons which can be learnt.

  • 20 March 2017

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    Africa's oil and gas potential despite fall in crude prices ©KPMG

  • 19 March 2017

    Africa Oil Week: Major Players in Cape Town

    The mood was largely positive at Africa Oil Week, with plenty of speakers pointing out the opportunities presented by the low oil price environment, rather than the downside for the hydrocarbons industry.

  • 20 February 2017

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    22nd Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream 2015