Eric Faillenet

Eric Faillenet

Director Carlyle International Energy Partners

Mr. Faillenet has 26 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Since joining Carlyle in 2014, Mr. Faillenet has advised on the investments in Black Sea Oil & Gas (gas development), Mazarine Energy (onshore upstream platform), Assala Energy (onshore oil production) and COG Energy (onshore oil production).

Prior to joining Carlyle International Energy Partners in Q2 2014, Mr. Faillenet was Africa Regional Manager with Perenco, an independent oil and gas company with gross production of over 400,000 boepd. Mr. Faillenet joined Perenco in 1994 and held a number of positions in production and operations in various subsidiaries, as well as in business development in London, before becoming Operations Manager, and subsequently General Manager of the Guatemala subsidiary, acquired from Anadarko in 2001. Mr. Faillenet then transferred to the same position in Congo, and in 2007 became General Manager of Perenco Gabon, then the largest subsidiary. During his time in Gabon, Mr. Faillenet was responsible for the acquisition and integration of Marathon Gabon, with 15,000 bopd production. From 2010 to 2012 Mr. Faillenet was General Manager of Perenco UK; during this time the company acquired the Wytch Farm fields from BP in 2011, and gas assets in the Southern North Sea in 2012, effectively doubling production to 100,000 boepd. Ultimately, Mr. Faillenet was Africa Regional Manager, with responsibility for over 175,000 boepd of operated production.

Mr. Faillenet is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France and holds an MSc in Electronic Control Engineering from Salford University, England.
 

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Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:00 To 12:40

11/08/2018 12:00 11/08/2018 12:40 The role of global finance in the African Upstream As the global oil markets bounce back to $70+ per barrel and the green shoots of optimism are being observed in the global hydrocarbon sector, can we expect an upturn in FDI and FIDs across the African oil and gas sector. In this session we uncover what market dynamics need to be observed before global financiers consider deploying funds into the African upstream:

•    How can the African energy sector remain competitive to attract global Private Equity?
•    Challenges PE funds face when considering the African Upstream as a viable investment choice.
•    Why invest in the African upstream as the world turns to a low carbon footprint future?
•    How fund managers develop sustainable strategies for the emerging markets hydrocarbon sector
•    How can small and mid-cap companies make themselves more attractive to global fund managers
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"The role of global finance in the African Upstream "

Eric Faillenet Olu Ogunfowora Paul Eardley-Taylor Rob Tims
Time and date

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 12:00 To 12:40

11/08/2018 12:00 11/08/2018 12:40 The role of global finance in the African Upstream As the global oil markets bounce back to $70+ per barrel and the green shoots of optimism are being observed in the global hydrocarbon sector, can we expect an upturn in FDI and FIDs across the African oil and gas sector. In this session we uncover what market dynamics need to be observed before global financiers consider deploying funds into the African upstream:

•    How can the African energy sector remain competitive to attract global Private Equity?
•    Challenges PE funds face when considering the African Upstream as a viable investment choice.
•    Why invest in the African upstream as the world turns to a low carbon footprint future?
•    How fund managers develop sustainable strategies for the emerging markets hydrocarbon sector
•    How can small and mid-cap companies make themselves more attractive to global fund managers
CTICC
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