Ben K. Asante

Ben K. Asante

CEO Ghana Gas

Dr. Ben K. D. Asante, is a renowned Oil and Gas Engineer and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas).
 
Dr. Asante has more than 25 years global experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He is one of few black Oil and Gas engineers to have testified as an expert pipeline engineer before the US Supreme Court. He has also provided expert witness testimonies on gas custody transfer disputes in South America. Dr. Asante is a Lecturer at the School of Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and a former Engineering and Technical Director of Ghana’s premier Gas Infrastructure project, which birthed the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant and allied gas infrastructure in the Western Region.
He is the mastermind of Ghana’s first Gas Master Plan in 2008.
 
Dr. Asante has provided consulting, engineering services, project management, and technical support for various projects throughout the world, including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB). He has also worked in various technical and management roles for major Operating Companies and Engineering Consulting companies in Canada, including Nova/TransCanada; US and Ghana. He was adjudged the Best Worker for the Year for Excellence at the global energy firm, Enron Corporation, in 2001.
 
Dr. Asante holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from KNUST, Ghana and MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary, Canada. He also obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London/University of Calgary, where he later taught Gas Processing and Pipeline Engineering. He has published 15 technical papers and made over 80 technical presentations within and outside North America on Oil/Gas Infrastructure Design and Operations
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:45 To 13:20

11/08/2018 12:45 11/08/2018 13:20 The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity The market for gas in Africa should not be ignored: rapid urbanization and improved standards of living drive consumer demand for electricity, while industrial applications offer many opportunities.

In this session our expert panel explores:

• Africa in the context of the increasing global and intra-African trade of gas
 • The move in global LNG markets from long term fixed contracts to more short-term arrangements
• Gas to industry in Africa: New sources of gas demand, the role of gas in driving development in Africa 
• How will African gas compete with global supplies, and what is the basis for those expectations?
CTICC

CTICC

"The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity"

Ben K. Asante Giles Farrer Jay Bhattacherjee Mohsin Seedat

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:45 To 13:20

11/08/2018 12:45 11/08/2018 13:20 The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity The market for gas in Africa should not be ignored: rapid urbanization and improved standards of living drive consumer demand for electricity, while industrial applications offer many opportunities.

In this session our expert panel explores:

• Africa in the context of the increasing global and intra-African trade of gas
 • The move in global LNG markets from long term fixed contracts to more short-term arrangements
• Gas to industry in Africa: New sources of gas demand, the role of gas in driving development in Africa 
• How will African gas compete with global supplies, and what is the basis for those expectations?
CTICC

CTICC

"The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity"

Ben K. Asante Giles Farrer Jay Bhattacherjee Mohsin Seedat
Time and date

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:45 To 13:20

11/08/2018 12:45 11/08/2018 13:20 The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity The market for gas in Africa should not be ignored: rapid urbanization and improved standards of living drive consumer demand for electricity, while industrial applications offer many opportunities.

In this session our expert panel explores:

• Africa in the context of the increasing global and intra-African trade of gas
 • The move in global LNG markets from long term fixed contracts to more short-term arrangements
• Gas to industry in Africa: New sources of gas demand, the role of gas in driving development in Africa 
• How will African gas compete with global supplies, and what is the basis for those expectations?
CTICC
Venue

CTICC

Topic
Speakers

Time and date

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:45 To 13:20

11/08/2018 12:45 11/08/2018 13:20 The African Gas Sales Equation: Africa’s Gas as a Global and Regional Commodity The market for gas in Africa should not be ignored: rapid urbanization and improved standards of living drive consumer demand for electricity, while industrial applications offer many opportunities.

In this session our expert panel explores:

• Africa in the context of the increasing global and intra-African trade of gas
 • The move in global LNG markets from long term fixed contracts to more short-term arrangements
• Gas to industry in Africa: New sources of gas demand, the role of gas in driving development in Africa 
• How will African gas compete with global supplies, and what is the basis for those expectations?
CTICC
Venue

CTICC

Topic
Speakers