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

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 Jean-Marc Thystère Tchicaya

Minister of Hydrocarbons - Republic of the Congo

Hon Minister Pascal Houangni Ambouroue

Minister of Oil and Hydrocarbons - Gabon

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 & Minerals– Republic of Sudan

Hon Dr Mohammed Amin Adam

Deputy Minister for Petroleum – Republic of Ghana

Hon Minister Tom Alweendo

Minister of Mines and Energy, Republic of Nambia

Hon, Minister Leopold Mboli Fatran

Minister of Mines, Central African Republic

Hon Minister Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for the Federal Republic of Somalia

Hon Minister Aimé Ngoi-Mukena

Minister of Hydrocarbons - Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dr. Fatih Birol

Executive Director, International Energy Agency

HE Pascal Houangni Ambouroue

Minister of Oil & Hydrocarbon, Republic of Gabon

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

J. Deaver Alexander III

Senior Advisor, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Mdm Muna Yassin

Director General Legal Affairs

Nosizwe Macamo

Founder, Raise Africa Chairman, Friburge

Ogail Elhassan

Director General Oil Exploration & Production Authority

Prof Rod Crompton

Director- African Energy Leadership Centre, Wits Business School

Franicis Njuguna

Ag. General Manager- Upstream Operations, National Oil Company Kenya

Rt Hon Mark Simmonds

Former Minister for Africa, United Kingdom Government

Dr Carlos Lopes

Former Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa


Jens Frølich Holte

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Norway

Ian Catterall

Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources, MUFG Bank

Ahmadu-Kida Musa

Deputy Managing Director, Total E&P Nigeria Limtied

Laura Peinke

Executive- Business Development, Saldanha Bay Industrial Development

Hamani Boube

Director, Ministry of Petroleum

Axel Laplace

Project Manager AGC, Oryx Petroleum

Dr. Ainojie 'Alex' Irune

COO, Oando Energy Resources

Glen Penfield

Senior Exploration Advisor

Abdalla Ahmed

Section Head Promotion

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

Ado Oseragbaje

President & CEO - Sub Saharan Africa, Baker Hughes, a GE company

Andrew Lane

Energy and Resources - Africa, Deloitte

ND Maduemezia

VP & General Manager, Transnet SOC

Armando Afronso

Public & Government Affairs Manager – Angola, ExxonMobil

Andre Cheng

Vice President, Kerogen Capital

Darran Lucas

Exploration & New Ventures Director

Camillo Atampugre

Natural Resources – Corporate & Investment Banking, ABSA Group Limited

Diederick Bax

New Business Development and Commercial Manager, Shell

Patricia de Lille

Mayor of Cape Town

Neil Hodgson

EVP Geoscience, Spectrum Geo

Andrew M. Herscowitz

Coordinator - Power Africa, USAID

Guido D'Aloisio

Managing Director, Saipem Contracting Nigeria

Diane McMahon

Vice President - International, Corporate & Government Affairs, Bechtel

Kent Logsdon

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State

Matt Lofgran

Managing Director, Elephant Oil

Andrew McAuslan

Head of Business Development, BP Upstream

Frank Dunlevy

Counselor to President & CEO, VP Investment Funds Department, OPIC

Kelly Latter

Director of Exploration, Noble Energy

Jabulani Sithole

Executive Manager, Standard Bank

Eric Hathon

Exploration Director, Carin Energy

Emily Morris

Director, Corporate Broking & Advisory, Numis Secrurities Limited

Andrew Patterson

Regional President - Africa, Bechtel

Angela Durkin

COO & SVP, Maersk Drilling

Rein Tamboezer

Manager Exploration & Production, Supernova Energy BV

Anthony Paul

Managing Director, Association of Caribbean Energy Specialists (ACES)

Diran Fawibe

Chairman & CEO, International Energy Services Ltd

Roland Ndombi

Sub Sahara Africa Recruiting and University Relations Manager, Schlumberger

Jenny Erskine

Partner, Deloitte Africa

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)

Pam Darwin

Vice President - Africa, ExxonMobil

Austin Avuru

CEO, Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Hamani Boubé

Director of Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum - Niger

Kathy Khuu

Senior Advisor – Economic Development & Local Content, Shell

Bala Wunti

Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Strategy, NNPC

Ranti Omole

CEO, Radial Circle Group

Bas Spaargaren

Vice President Exploration - Europe & Africa, Nexen CNOOC

Daniel Berkove

Senior Associate for Strategic Energy Initiatives, IHS Markit

Basil El-Baz

Chairman & CEO, Carbon Holdings

Prof. Rod Crompton

Director, Energy Leadership Centre, Wits Business School

Dr. Ben K. D. Asante

CEO, Ghana Gas

Ben Sayers

Explorationist, TGS

Benoît de la Fouchardière

CEO, Perenco

Betty Namubiru

Manager - National Content, Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Bridgette Radebe

Executive Chairperson, Mmakau Mining

Dr Brian W. Horn

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

Mohsin Seedat

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Olu Ogunfowora

Founding Partner, Àrgentil Capital Partners Limited

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

Christine Roche

Project Geoscientist - New Ventures, PGS

Dr. Neil Hodgson

EVP Geoscience, Spectrum

David Hicks

Senior Vice President: Upstream, IHS Markit

Dr. David Spofforth

Senior Explorationist, CGG

Daniel McKeown

Managing Director, Azinam

Dele Kuti

Global Head - Oil & Gas Coverage, Standard Bank

Donna Shodipo

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

Dorival Bettencourt

Manager - Oil & Gas, Sustainable Business Group, DAI

Ebbie Haan

Director, Perpetuum Advisory

Ebrahiem Hendricks

Company Secretary, Petroleum Agency SA

Ebrahim Takolia

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

Egbert Isaac Faibille

Petroleum Commissioner, Ghana Petroleum Commission

Dr. Elly Karuhanga

Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum

Temilade Aduroja

Materials/Oil & Gas- Sub Saharan Africa, Renaissance Capital

Dr Enzo Insalaco

Vice President Exploration Africa, Total

Eric Faillenet

Director, Carlyle International Energy Partners

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

Famourou Kourouma

General Manager, ONAP

Faraj Saeed

CEO, National Oil Company Libya

Fathima Hussain

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

Francesco Verre

SVP, McKinsey Petroleum Asset eXcellence (PAX) Practice

Frank Pluta

Industry Banker – Energy Group Head

Fredrik Öhrn

CEO, Svenska Petroleum Exploration

Gil Holzman

President & CEO, Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd.

Gilbert Yevi

Senior Vice President: Exploration & Production International, Sasol

Giles Farrer

Research Director - Global LNG, Wood Mac

Geoffrey Grant

Principal Geophysicist, Springfield E&P

Glen Bowman

Head of Global New Ventures Exploration, Woodside

Gregor Duval

Senior Technical Manager - Geosciences

Dr Harald Knoebl

Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, Neptune Energy

Haran Sivam

Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Henry Bonsu

Broadcaster & International Conference Facilitator

Iain Ross

Chief Executive Officer, Golar LNG Limited

Immanuel Mulunga

Managing Director, National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia

James Karama

Sector Head: Oil & Gas & Industrials, (Corporate and Investment Banking) Stanbic Bank Uganda

Jan Maier

Vice President - Exploration, Africa Energy Corp

Jasper Peijs

Exploration Vice President, BP

Jay Bhattacherjee

CEO, Aminex PLC


Jean Jacques Koum

Head of Exploration & Production – Oil & Gas, SNH Cameroon

Jeremy Asher

Chairman & CEO, Tower Resources Plc.

Jerreh Barrow

Commissioner for Petroleum - Republic of The Gambia

John Balsdon

Partner, Latham & Watkins

John D Hofmeister

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


John Simpson

World Affairs Editor, BBC

Jonathan Evans

Head of New Countries - Africa, BP

Carlos Zacarias

President, INP Mozambique

Joseph Medou

Managing Director, Petrosen

Julia Mager

Team Leader, Employment and Skills for Eastern Africa (E4D/SOGA) Uganda - GIZ

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

Kishan Pillay

Head of Oil and Gas, Department of Trade & Industry, South Africa

Kojo O.F. Busia

Coordinator, African Minerals Development Center, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Larry Bottomley

CEO, Chariot Oil & Gas

Lindiwe Mekwe

CEO, Petroleum Agency SA

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

Mrs Mahawa Kaba-Wheeler

Director of Women, Gender & Development Department, African Union Commission

Dr. Maikanti Baru

Group Managing Director, NNPC

Manuel Mota

CEO, Mota-Engil Africa

Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu

Editor, Majorwaves Energy Report

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

Peter Elliott

CEO, PVE Consulting Ltd.

Mike Adams

Head of Exploration & New Business, Genel Energy

Mike Lakin

Founder & MD, Envoi Limited

Mohamed Badissy

Senior Attorney for Energy & Finance, Commercial Law Development Program, U.S. Department of Commerce

Dr Mostafa Elshazly

Senior Associate, Zaki Hashem and Partners Law Firm

Mounir Bouaziz

VP Commercial/New Business Development South America & Africa, Country Chair Dubai & Northern Emirates, Shell

Nico Grobbler

Exploration Manager, New Ventures (Africa), Tullow Oil

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

Nosizwe Dlengezelemotsitsi

Gas Power System Executive MD for Angolophone Africa, GE Capital

Dr Oliver Quinn

Director - Exploration & Africa, Ophir Energy

Olivier Belalahy

Director of Hydrocarbons, OMNIS

Olivier Mussat

Chief Investment Officer - Global Oil & Gas, IFC

Omar Mithá

CEO, ENH - Mozambique

Paul Bellingham

Vice President, ION E&P Advisors

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

Pedro Vilanculo

Data Management & Reporting Coordinator, Anadarko

Phil Birch

Exploration Director, Impact Oil

Philip Dimmock

Advisor, Oando Energy Resources Inc.

Andrew Lewis

Head of Exploration & Production, Vitol

Rene Awambeng

Director Client Relations, African Export-Import Bank


Rob Leonard

VP & General Manager, WorleyParsons

Rodney MacAlister

CEO & Co-Founder, Monetizing Gas Africa

Rogers Beall

Executive Chairman, Africa Fortesa Corporation

Atty. Saifuah-Mai Gray

President & CEO, NOCAL

Salah El-Ekhfifi

Exploration Geologist, National Oil Corporation Libya

Scott Macmillan

Managing Director, Invictus Energy

Selwyn Adams

Principal Geologist, PASA

Shreyas Bordia

Head of Africa Oil and Gas, Citi

Engr Simbi Wabote

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Developing and Monitoring Board

Simon Rey

Group Head: Talent, Learning and Organisational Development, Ecobank

Simon Tysoe

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Siyabonga Gama

Group Chief Executive, Transnet SOC Ltd.

Solomon Asamoah

CEO, Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund

Somit Varma

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus LLC

Sophie Durham

Senior Advisor - External Affairs & Social Performance, Kosmos Energy

Steve Jenkins

Chairman, Savannah Petroleum

Steve Toothill

VP New Ventures and Chief Geologist, CGG


Sthembiso Phakathi

Head: Organisational Effectiveness, ABSA Group Limited

Stuart Munro

Explorationist, Regalis

Tahereh Amirzadeh

Vice President, Netoil Inc.

Erik Finnstrom

SVP New Ventures - AME & LA, TGS

Taofik Adegbite

CEO, Marine Platforms

Tein George

Chairman, Aveon Offshore Ltd.

Temilade Aduroja

Materials/Oil & Gas- Sub Saharan Africa, Renaissance Capital

Timothy M. Kabba

Director General, Petroleum Directorate Sierra Leone

Tracey Henderson

Senior Vice President for Exploration, Kosmos Energy

Trond Lien

Vice President Exploration, Equinor

Vance Querio

CEO, Oryx Petroleum

Victor Tivane

Director de Conteúdo Local, ENH – Mozambique

Vuyo Ntoi

Investment Director, AIIM


Wade Cherwayko

CEO & Chairman, Regalis Petroleum

Wale Tinubu

Group Chief Executive, Oando PLC


Walter Venter

Director - Business Development & Sales, Fluor South Africa

Yves Thelier

SVP - Oil and Gas, Veolia

Rob Tims

Managing Director, RWT Energy Advisory Ltd.

Philips Obita

Head of Development and Production, Uganda National Oil Company

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