5-9 November, 2018

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

Cape Town International Convention Centre
South Africa

About programme

1,300 delegates

1,300 delegates

150 speakers

150 speakers

50+ hours of industry insights & Networking

50+ hours of industry insights & Networking

12 ministers

12 ministers

Key speakers

Hon Minister Jeff Radebe

Minister of Energy, Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa

Hon Minister Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources - Federal Republic of Nigeria

Hon Minister Boakye Agyarko

Minister of Energy - Republic of Ghana

Hon Minister Jean-Marc Thystère Tchicaya

Minister of Hydrocarbons - Republic of the Congo

Hon Minister Tiémoko Sangaré

Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Ministry of Energy - Republic of Mali

Hon Minister Thierry Tanoh

Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewables - Republic of Cote d`Ivoire

Hon Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Minister in The Presidency - Republic of South Africa

Hon Minister Foumakoye Gado

Minister of Petroleum - Republic of Niger

Hon Minister Fafa Sanyang

Minister of Petroleum and Energy - Republic of The Gambia

Hon Minister Irene Muloni

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development - Republic of Uganda

Hon Minister Diakaria Koulibaly

Minister of Hydrocarbons – Republic of Guinea

Hon Minister Azhari Abdalla Abdelgader

Minister of Petroleum & Gas – Republic of Sudan

Hon Dr Mohammed Amin Adam

Deputy Minister for Petroleum – Republic of Ghana

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Rt Hon Mark Simmonds

Former Minister for Africa, United Kingdom Government

Dr Carlos Lopes

Former Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa


Ado Oseragbaje

President & CEO - Sub Saharan Africa, Baker Hughes

Ahmed Ag Mohamed


Alex Vartan

Vice President New Ventures Africa, Middle East and Mediterranean, PGS

Alexander Mollinger

COO, Discover Exploration

Andrew Kamau

Principal Secretary, State Department of Petroleum, Kenya

Andrew Lane

Energy and Resources - Africa, Deloitte

Andrew M. Herscowitz

Coordinator - Power Africa, USAID

Andrew McAuslan

Head of Business Development, BP Upstream

Andrew Patterson

Regional President - Africa, Bechtel

Angela Durkin

COO & SVP, Maersk Drilling

Audrey Gaughran

Senior Director for Regional Programs, Natural Resource Governance Institute

Augusto Artur Antonio Da Silva

Secretary General, Agence de Gestion et de Cooperation (AGC)

Austin Avuru

CEO, Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri

CEO, Mubadala Petroleum


Bank-Anthony Okoroafor

Chairman, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN)

Bas Spaargaren

Vice President Exploration - Europe & Africa, Nexen CNOOC

Ben Sayers

Explorationist, TGS

Benoît de la Fouchardière

CEO, Perenco

Bridgette Radebe

Executive Chairperson, Mmakau Mining

Dr Brian W. Horn

Senior Vice President & Chief Geologist, ION E&P Advisors

Brian Mitchener

Exploration Director, Sound Energy

Bronwyn Nielsen

Editor at Large, CNBC Africa

Cath Norman

Managing Director, FAR Ltd


Celedónio Plácido Vieira

Director of Marketing and Business Development, Petroguin


Chris Anderson

Director of Sales - Africa and Middle East, TGS

Chris Bredenhann

Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Leader, PwC

Clay Neff

President - Africa & Latin America Exploration & Production, Chevron

Craig Goulder

Vice President Global New Ventures, Woodside Energy

David Sturt

Managing Director, Azinam

Donna Shodipo

Partner - Energy and Project Finance Practice Group, ACAS-Law

Ebbie Haan

Director, Perpetuum Advisory

Ebrahim Takolia

Chief, Corporate Development & Co-Founder, Monetizing Gas Africa

Egbert Isaac Faibille

Petroleum Commissioner, Ghana Petroleum Commission

Dr Enzo Insalaco

Vice President Exploration Africa, Total

Eric Hathon

Exploration Director, Cairn Energy

Ernest Rubondo

Executive Director, Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Prof Fabien Nkot

Senior Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister, Republic of Cameroon

Fathima Hussain

Managing Director and Global Head of the Oil & Gas Project Finance Team, Standard Chartered Bank

Fredrik Öhrn

CEO, Svenska Petroleum Exploration

Gil Holzman

President & CEO, Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd.

Geoffrey Grant

Principal Geophysicist, Springfield E&P

Guy Maurice

President Africa for Exploration & Production, Total

Dr Harald Knoebl

Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, Neptune Energy

Haran Sivam

Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Immanuel Mulunga

Managing Director, National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia

Dr James M. Demarest

Exploration Vice President, Noble Energy

Jan Maier

Vice President - Exploration, Africa Energy Corp

Jasper Peijs

Exploration Vice President, BP

Jay Bhattacherjee

CEO, Aminex PLC


Jayne Baird

VP, Africa & Atlantic Margins Exploration, Woodside Energy

Jens Rohleder

Vice President, KfW IPEX-Bank


Jeremy Asher

Chairman & CEO, Tower Resources Plc.

Jerreh Barrow

Commissioner for Petroleum - Republic of The Gambia

John Claussen

CEO, Madagascar Oil Company

John D Hofmeister

Former CEO and President, Shell Oil & CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy


John Simpson

World Affairs Editor, BBC

Joseph Medou

Managing Director, Petrosen

Keith C Hill

President, CEO and Director, Africa Oil Corp


Kenny Hawsey

Global Energy Tax Leader, PwC Africa

Dr Ketsela Tadesse

Director, Petroleum Licensing & Administration Directorate

Kojo O.F. Busia

Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa's African Mineral Development Centre

Lance Crist

Global Head of Natural Resources, IFC

Larry Bottomley

CEO, Chariot Oil & Gas

Liv Hovem

CEO, DNV GL Oil & Gas

Luca Bertelli

Chief Exploration Officer, Eni

M Gaya Mahaman Laouan

Secrétaire Général, l'Organisation des Producteurs de Pétrole Africains (APPO)

Magda Chambriard

Former CEO, National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels, Government of Brazil

Maggy Shino

Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy - Namibia

Mambury Njie

Managing Director, Gambia National Petroleum Corporation

Manuel Mota

CEO, Mota-Engil Africa

Mark W. Llamas

Managing Director, Acquisitions & Divestures, GMP FirstEnergy

Martin Jakubowski

General Manager - West Africa Exploration, CNOOC-Nexen

Martin Kavanagh

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Matt Tyrrell

Africa Coordinator & Principal Geoscientist, PGS

Matthew Furness

Business Development Manager (LNG), Bechtel

Dr Mostafa Elshazly

Senior Associate, Zaki Hashem and Partners Law Firm

Mounir Bouaziz

Vice President - Commercial & New Business Development for South America & Africa, Country Chair - Dubai & Northern Emirates, Shell

Nicolas Terraz

Country Chair, Total Nigeria, Managing Director, Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria

Nikki Martin

President, International Association of Geophysical Contractors

Nina Bowyer

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Olalekan Akinyanmi

CEO, Lekoil

Dr Oliver Quinn

Director - Exploration & Africa, Ophir Energy

Olivier Belalahy

Director of Hydrocarbons, OMNIS

Omar Mithá

CEO, ENH - Mozambique

Paul Bellingham

Exploration Geologist, ION

Paul Eardley Taylor

Managing Director, Standard Bank

Paul Fink

CEO and Executive Director

Paul Mayland

COO, Cairn Energy

Paul McDade

CEO, Tullow Oil

Patrick Joseph

CEO, Petro Seychelles

Phil Birch

Exploration Director, Impact Oil

Pierre Barbe

Head of Africa, Vitol

Proscovia Nabbanja

COO, Uganda National Oil Company

Raymond Kargbo

Director General, Petroleum Commission - Sierra Leone

Rene Awambeng

Director Client Relations, African Export-Import Bank


Rodney MacAlister

CEO & Co-Founder, Monetizing Gas Africa

Rogers Beall

Executive Chairman, Africa Fortesa Corporation

Romain Py

Investment Director, Head of Transactions, AIIM Pty Ltd


Shreyas Bordia

Head of Africa Oil and Gas, Citi

Engr Simbi Wabote

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Developing and Monitoring Board

Siyabonga Gama

Group Chief Executive, Transnet SOC Ltd.

Sophie Durham

Senior Advisor - External Affairs & Social Performance, Kosmos Energy

Steve Jenkins

Chairman, Savannah Petroleum

Steve Lowden

Chairman, New Age

Steve Toothill

VP New Ventures and Chief Geologist, CGG


Stuart Munro

Explorationist, Regalis

Tahereh Amirzadeh

Vice President, Netoil Inc.

Tanya Herwanger

Vice President Africa, Mediterranean and Middle East, TGS

Taofik Adegbite

CEO, Marine Platforms

Tein George

Chairman, Aveon Offshore Ltd.

Tracey Henderson

Senior Vice President for Exploration, Kosmos Energy

Trond Lien

Vice President Exploration, Equinor

Uche Orji

Managing Director & CEO

Vance Querio

CEO, Oryx Petroleum

Victor Tivane

Director de Conteúdo Local, ENH – Mozambique

Wade Cherwayko

CEO & Chairman, Regalis Petroleum

Wale Tinubu

Group Chief Executive, Oando PLC


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Paul Sinclair

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Catriona McDavid

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