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As Africa competes for finance and focus within global exploration portfolios, we hear from leading companies in Africa on where Africa sits in their global portfolio and glean an insight into the strategic outlook for Africa from these integral players. What are the hurdles Africa faces in the coming decades? How can global companies unlock major opportunities for Africans on the Continent and shareholders alike? Hear a strategic view on the future on the Continent.
This session takes the form of a 10-minute lightning pitch from each participating country, followed by an in-depth industry Q&A. It shines a spotlight on Africa’s latest licensing opportunities, prospects and NOC’s with a focus on unlocking potential in these regions. Understand the most interesting opportunities available in licensing and open acreage in Africa in 2020 and beyond with a focus on providing governments an opportunity to pitch and engage the international E&P community to invest.
Chief Executive Officer
We will hear from Africa's most nimble and well thought of Independents on the challenges facing independents in Africa. What macroeconomic factors are at play in the sector and how will this impact independents looking for opportunities? Are the independents optimistic about Africa and will their projects remain on track? Technical, infrastructure and markets, commercial and finance, political and government, people, global perceptions will be discussed in this senior roundtable.
Join this session, to learn about the attractive investment opportunity from both a below and above-ground perspective of exploring the Harper basin, the very last frontier in West Africa. We would like to invite our audience to find out how the Liberian government via its two arms LPRA & NOCAL has been extremely progressive and flexible in adjusting to the current COVID reality and proactively adjusting their Bid terms to lower the entry barrier.
Regulatory Environment, Terms of Round and Timeframe
Deputy Director-General For Technical Services
Data Viewing Options, Pricing, Data Packages
Prospect/ Sub-surface of the Harper Basin
Core Laboratories: Liberia Legacy Data
Chief Geologist for International Studies
Director of Business Development
An insight into the new and unfolding opportunities on the Continent, hear from the CEO’s of developing independent E&P companies ReconAfrica, Discover, Boru Energy and Svenska Petroleum Exploration on exploring Africa’s frontier territories and how they plan to take forward their companies in the downturn and beyond.
Enjoy a special session with South African winemaker Johan Kruger and enjoy informal networking with your peers. Enjoy good company with a glass of Kruger Family Wines in your hand.
This is an opportunity to hear from companies that are building E&P portfolios in Africa, their thoughts on the current state of Africa’s oil business, the larger global themes at play and how E&P companies can best position themselves to ride out the challenges of the following decades. Weak market sentiment for oil and gas stocks is opening up E&P opportunities in Africa for private equity-backed and small caps, how do these companies see the future in Africa?
Vice President - Exploration
Partner, Regulatory Specialist And Oil & Gas Lawyer
This session takes the form of a 10-minute lightning pitch from each participating country, followed by an in-depth industry Q&A. It shines a spotlight on Africa’s latest licensing opportunities, prospects and NOC’s with a focus on unlocking potential in these regions. Understand the most interesting opportunities available in licensing and open acreage in Africa in 2020 with a focus on providing governments an opportunity to pitch and engage the international E&P community to invest.
How can the industry overcome the challenges and dynamics of Africa’s upstream? What factors are at play affecting Africa’s E&P sector in a disrupted world? What conditions are looming on their horizon that will impact future success and what should host countries and governments be offering for a favourable investment climate? How are governments responding to the key challenges of now and what opportunities and shifts we will see coming out of this period of change?
This session aims to uncover the important factors affecting the finance for Africa’s exploration and production projects and understanding the impact that such projects have on Africa’s future. How can Africa compete for global exploration budgets and where is the majority of exploration spend being invested globally? How is investment and capital for pure exploration being impacted by recent disruption, the calls for an acceleration of energy transition globally and vast discovered resource base yet to be developed?