Conferences & Exhibitions

23rd Africa Oil Week / Africa Upstream

Celebrating our 200th oil and gas event in, on and around Africa
Global Pacific & Partners with ITE Group will host the 23rd Annual Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream 2016 Conference (31st October- 4th November 2016), at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa, and we invite your support and participation to join us.

This landmark Africa Oil Week-2016 event will again showcase Africa’s Governments, National Oil Companies, Licensing Agencies and corporate oil/gas players shaping the Continent’s future – in exploration and production/development, across new frontiers and established basins; onshore in the Rifts and offshore in the shelf and deep-water.

The 23rd Africa Oil Week-2016 provides the most-trusted and unique platform worldwide on Africa’s hydrocarbon industry, portraying five days of senior-level executive insight, with rich-content on corporate strategies and portfolio, exposure of Africa-wide state and/or private open and tradeable acreage opportunity for securing new venture assets and finance/investment opportunities.  With transaction potential for farm-ins and deal-flow, with extensive and unrivalled management networking.

This year’s Conference Program with its high-quality allied Exhibition highlights Africa’s changing upstream landscape, super-majors and independents from around the world engaged in Africa, the expanding Africa-wide gas-LNG and energy game, emerging unconventional ventures in shale and diverse hydrocarbons, the fast-growing class of “Born in Africa” companies, Africa’s state oil firms and foreign national oil companies, leading exploration technologies, breaking geoscience/technical ideas, local content policies, oil/gas finance and investment players, plus Young Professionals in Africa, with plenary debate and critical discourse on Africa’s oil and gas future – these elements together now shaping Africa’s vast hydrocarbon game, reserve growth, development and production trends, and with the service and supply industry spectrum deploying state-of-art E&P technologies to build the future for the oil/gas/energy industries from Cape-to-Cairo.

We are pleased to announce that CNBC-Africa is now associated with the 23rd Africa Oil Week 2016 as Exclusive Live TV Broadcast Partner, and will be conducting live interviews with executives and hosting Plenary Panel Debates on the Program within the Africa Oil Week, and streamed across sub-Saharan Africa.

Your presence in Cape Town (31st October–4th November 2016) will enable you and colleagues to meet the best-of-peers and:

  • Meet with Africa’s state oil officials, Ministers, plus senior executives, private oil players, oil and energy financiers, and worldwide public-listed oil-gas/energy companies
  • Acquire insight and knowledge from an outstanding Program with top-line speakers
  • Negotiate deals and farm-in / farmout opportunities with corporates and state oil firms
  • Interface with Governments and senior state oil officials
  • Participate in Roadshow opportunities for emerging acreage/asset transactions
  • Discuss corporate needs with major oil/energy banking institutions, institutional oil-equity investors, project financiers, multilaterals and transaction advisors
  • Network with the growing service and supply industry operators found across Africa’s oil and gas-LNG value chain – inside and outside the allied top-quality Exhibition
  • Hear from top corporate/state decision-makers, thinkers, analysts and policy-makers
  • Combine corporate interest with multiple five-star social occasions over the week with peers – fee-inclusive breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, receptions, and after-hours get-together

If you’re in African oil and gas, you must be at Africa Oil Week / Africa Upstream, 2016

The 23rd Africa Oil Week / Africa Upstream 2016 includes “more than ever”, inter alia:

  • 23rd Africa Upstream Conference
  • 15th Africa Independents Forum
  • 78th PetroAfricanus Dinner in Africa
  • 4th Africa Local Content Forum
  • 21st African Institute of Petroleum Luncheon
  • 7th Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Luncheon
  • 4th Young Professionals in Africa
  • Ice-Breaker Cocktail Reception at Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Springbok Museum Rugby Night – Guest: former Springbok Captain
  • Networking Drinks / Dinners – provided fee-inclusive throughout the week
  • Global Oil Press Club: Africa Breakfast
  • 20th Annual “Big Five” Board Awards
  • The Conrad Gerber Award for Research & Intellectual Contribution to Africa
  • The “Africa Oil Legend” Induction
  • African Institute of Petroleum Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • Traditional Braai-BBQ at Grand Africa Beach Cafe

We hope to see and meet with you in Cape Town.

With our best regards,

Global Pacific & Partners and ITE Group plc

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr Penuell Maduna, former Minister of Minerals and Energy Affairs, South Africa 1996-1999, founder Member, African Institute of Petroleum, 1996, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman, Global Pacific & Partners, London
  • Babette van Gessel, Chief Executive, Global Pacific & Partners, The Hague
  • Abiodun Afolabi, Secretary General Africa, Total E&P, Paris
  • Tim O’Hanlon, Vice President, African Business, Tullow Oil, London, UK
  • Loren Regier, Exploration Commercial Manager, Africa, ExxonMobil, Surrey, UK
  • Jasper Peijs, Vice President, Exploration, Africa, BP plc, London, UK
  • Ernest Rubondo, Acting Director of Petroleum, Directorate of Petroleum, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Hudson Andambi, Senior Principal Superintending Geologist (Petroleum), Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Celedonio Vieira, Geophysical Engineer, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Petroguin-EP, Guinea-Bissau
  • Joseph Medou, E&P Director, Petrosen, Dakar, Senegal
  • Francisco Pulit, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Pluspetrol, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Luca Bertelli, Chief Exploration Officer, Eni Spa, Milan, Italy
  • Ebbie Haan, Chief Growth Officer, Maersk Olie OG Gas A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mark Llamas, Managing Director, Acquisitions & Divestitures, FirstEnergy Capital LLP, London, UK
  • Ahmed Salem Ould Tekrour, Director General, Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy & Mines, Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Julio Mamadu Balde, Secretary General, AGC – Agence de Gestion et de Coopération entre la Guinée-Bissau et le Sénégal, Dakar, Senegal
  • Dr Anil Bhandari, Director, ONGC Videsh, New Delhi, India
  • Hajatiana Rasolomanana, Director General, Ministry to the Presidency of Mines & Petroleum, Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Dr Ketsela Tadesse, Director, Petroleum Licensing & Administration Directorate, Ministry of Mines, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Varsha Singh, Acting Vice President, New Ventures Upstream, PetroSA, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mike Doherty, Executive Chairman, Impact Oil & Gas, London, UK
  • Thore E. Kristiansen, Chief Operating Officer E&P, Executive Director, Galp Energia, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr Keith Myers, Managing Partner, Richmond Energy Partners, London, UK
  • Dr Thabo Kgogo, Chief Executive Officer, SacOil Holdings, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Olalekan Akinyanmi, Chief Executive Officer, Lekoil, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr Ladi Bada, Chief Executive & Managing Director, Shoreline Natural Resources, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Seinye Lulu-Briggs, Executive Vice Chairman, Moni Pulo Ltd, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Bruce Byrd, Geologist and Head Geophysicist, Rhino Resources
  • Dave van der Spuy, Manager, Conventional Resource Evaluation, Petroleum Agency S.A., Cape Town, South Africa
  • Takashi Yoshida, Director General, Project Department, Oil & Gas Upstream Business Unit, JOGMEC, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dr Phillip Stratmann, Business Development Director, Africa, Velocys, Houston, United States of America
  • Peter Vivian-Neal, Chief Executive Officer, Kalahari GeoEnergy Ltd, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Gabriel Ollivier, President & Chief Executive Officer, United Hydrocarbon International, Calgary, Canada
  • Cath Norman, Managing Director, FAR Limited, Melbourne, Australia
  • Eugene Okpere, Vice President Exploration, Sub-Saharan, Africa, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., The Hague, Netherlands
  • Peter Elliott, Director, NVentures, London, UK
  • Tracey Henderson, Vice President, Exploration Geophysics, Kosmos Energy, Dallas, United States of America
  • Richard Savage, Head of Energy Research, Mirabaud Securities, London, UK
  • Dave Fassom, Director, Stellar Energy Advisors, London, UK
  • Ian Cross, Managing Director, Moyes & Co Inc., Singapore
  • David Lloyd, Managing Director, Preng & Associates, London, UK
  • Margaret Nongo-Okojowku, Editor, Orient Energy Review, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Kamil Mohammed, President, Ghana Oil & Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA), Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Mohamed Abousayed Salah, President & Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Reservoir Modeling Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Musa Manzi, Lecturer in Geophysics, School of Geosciences, Seismic Research Center, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Akanimo Odon, Africa Strategy, Business & Development Expert, International Trade & Development, Lancaster, UK
  • Dr Mayowa Afe, Managing Director, Danvic Petroleum International Corp., Lagos, Nigeria
  • Peter Grant, Director, International Energy Solutions, Perth, Australia
  • Vince Pizzoni, Global Energy Search Leader & Consultant, Preng & Associates, London, UK
  • James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer, Sound Oil, London, UK
  • Rodney J. MacAlister, Chief Executive Officer, Monetizing Gas Africa Inc., Cape Town, South Africa
  • Senior Executive, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany
  • Nillian Mulemi, Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Training and Education Fund (PetroFund), Windhoek, Namibia
  • Jason van der Poel, Partner, Project Finance, Allen & Overy LLP, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • David Sineke, Industry Research & Information Analyst, Corporate Planning, Engen Oil, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Rogers Beall, Executive Chairman, Africa Fortesa Corp, Houston, United States of America
  • Naoildine Houmadi, Director of Geological Bureau, L`Union des Comoros
  • Andrew Windham, Non-Executive Director, T5 Oil & Gas, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Teklehaimanot Debretsion, Director, Hydrocarbon Division, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Asmara, Eritrea
  • Tunde Agbi, President & Chief Executive Officer, Ambit Energy Corporation, Calgary, Canada
  • Philip Loader, Executive Vice President, Global Exploration, Woodside Energy, Perth, Australia
  • John Austin, General Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, OMV, London, UK
  • Mwendia Nyaga, Chief Executive, Oil & Energy Services Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Brian Statham, Chairman, South African National Energy Association, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Diederick Bax, Senior Business Development, Upstream International, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nigel Quinton, Exploration Director, Tower Resources, London, UK
  • Brian Maxted, Founding Partner and Chief Exploration Officer, Kosmos Energy LLC, Dallas, United Stated of America
  • Steve Toothill, Vice President New Ventures and Chief Geologist (Multi-Client and New Ventures), CGG, London, UK
  • Musasizi Josephat, Young Professional, Student, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike, Partner, ACAS Law, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Dr Peter Dolan,  Co-Founder and Advisor, Ophir Energy plc, London
  • Lloyd Manokore, Partner, Manokore Attorneys, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Guy Maurice, President, Africa, Exploration & Production, Total E&P, Paris, France
  • Robert van de Poll, International Manager, Law of the Sea, Fugro N.V., New Brunswick, Canada
  • Prof. Dr. Pieter Bekker, Chair in International Law, Partner, CMS Cameron Mckenna
  • Sola Adepetun, Patron, African Institute of Petroleum, Senior Partner, ACAS Law, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Fredrik Ohrn, President & Chief Executive Officer, Svenska Petroleum Exploration, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jacinta Windham, Writer & Oil Journalist (South Africa), Cape Town, South Africa
  • Toyin Akinosho, Publisher, Africa Oil+Gas Report, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Keith Hill, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Africa Oil Corporation, Houston, United States of America
  • Kiichiro Muto, General Manager, Energy Dept, Mitsui & Co., Tokyo, Japan
  • Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines & Energy, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Samuel Dossou-Aworet, Inaugural President, AIP, and Founder and Chairman, Petrolin Group, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Mary Kimotho M`Mukindia, Advisor, Tullow Oil, Nairobi and former Chief Executive, National Oil Corporation of Kenya
  • Carlos Zacarias, Chairman, Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP), Maputo, Mozambique
  • Haddou Jabour, Promotion and Partnership Manager, ONHYM, Rabat, Morocco
  • Jubril Adewale Tinubu, Chairman, Oando Energy Resources & Group Chief Executive, Oando plc, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Barry Morgan, Africa Correspondent, Upstream Oil & Gas Newspaper, London, UK
  • David Spofforth, Senior Explorationist, CGG Geospec., Llandudno, UK
  • John Craven, Chief Executive Officer, Discover Exploration, London, UK
  • Dr Karen Dalton, Technical Director, RPS Energy, Surrey, UK
  • Alex Vartan, Vice President, Africa, MultiClient, PGS, Surrey, UK
  • Mick McWalter, Independent Petroleum Advisor, Africa at Large, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Serge Ndeko, Director General, Ministry of Hydrocarobons, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
  • Immanuel Mulunga, Managing Director, NAMCOR, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Dr Karen Dalton, Technical Director, RPS Energy, Surrey, UK
  • Senior Executive, Aker Solutions
  • Bronwyn Nielsen, Executive Director, CNBC-Africa
  • Dan Read, Business Development Director, ITE Group plc, London, UK
  • Robin Dunnigan, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State, Washington, USA
  • David Sturt, Managing Director, AziNam Ltd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Senior Executive, Spectrum Geo Ltd, London, United Kingdom
  • Senior Executive, Veolia, Paris, France
  • James Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer, Africa Energy Corp., Cape Town, South Africa
  • Richard Heaton, Exploration Director, Cairn Energy plc, London, United Kingdom
  • John Downey, Chief Technical Officer, Eland Oil & Gas plc, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Jim Gharib, Global Product Line Manager, Seep Studies, Fugro, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Since 1994, and for over two decades, Africa Oil Week has been widely recognised for forging the key corporate/state relationships in Africa and worldwide, as well as driving direct and foreign investment into and within Africa’s multiple upstream landscapes.

As numerous top-level executives in the global industry have oft-noted, the Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream Conference stands apart from all other events as the leading meeting in, on or for Africa, and sits at the top of the global oil-gas calendar, allowing delegates unrivalled opportunities.

Date 31 October to 4 November 2016
Venue Cape Town International Convention Centre
Location Cape Town, South Africa
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Jaunita July 30, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Thanks!

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