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EVENT: Trends, critical issues at Africa Oil Week

EVENT: Trends, critical issues at Africa Oil Week

Jun 11, 2014

The 21st Africa Oil Week starting on 3 November leading up to 7 November 2014 in Cape Town will focus on Leading Corporate Players in Africa; Africa’s Giant Plays & Opportunities; New Frontier Openings; Foreign State Oil Companies; Africa’s Exploration Potential containing Government presentations and road shows.

Business leaders  
The 21st Africa Oil Week expects 1,600 senior-level delegates, with 100 senior high-level presentations. Government delegations will be present with over 140 corporate/state speakers on the program and over 160 exhibition booths displaying a wide range of growing service and supply industry operators found across Africa’s oil and gas-LNG value chain.

Confirmed speakers include:
Cosmas Pitia Kujjo, Director General of Petroleum, Juba, South Sudan
Immanuel Mulunga, Petroleum Commissioner, Windhoek, Namibia
Guy Maurice, Senior Vice President, Africa, Total Exploration
Hon Edward Fast, Minister of International Trade, Government of Canada
Papa Boucar Faye, Dakar, Senegal
The HON Gabriel Nguema Lima, Minister of Mines, Industry & Energy, Equatorial Guinea
Serge-Marie-Ndeko, Director General, Ministry of Hydrocarbons, Congo
Ahmed Salem Ould Tekrour, Director General of Petroleum, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania
Ketsela Tadesse, Director of Petroleum, Licensing and Administration, Ministry of Mines, Ethiopia

Strategy briefing 
The 16th Annual Scramble for Africa: Strategy Briefing 2014, held during the 21st Africa Oil Week 2014 will track changing competitor maps in Africa for oil and gas-LNG companies. Key focus lies on Minnows “Born In Africa”, Worldwide Independents, Super Independents & Super-Majors and Foreign African National Oil Companies.
The 21st Africa Oil Week includes the following:

  • Special Sessions on: “Hydrocarbon Hardball” with leading thinkers and on Africa’s exploration technologies
  • Allied Showcase components on corporate Farmouts and Government Roadshows
  • Young Professionals In Oil, Gas & Energy Session
  • Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club: Africa Business Breakfast
  • 21st Annual “Big Five” Board Awards (2014), and related Awards
  • The 66th PetroAfricanus Dinner in Africa
  • Numerous all-inclusive social and five-star dinner functions and official conference receptions including the Grand Africa Beach Café Annual Braai-BBQ
  • Canadian Government hosted breakfast meeting

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