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Africa E&P Virtual Summit

On Demand

Virtual Event

Event Agenda

Please note all times in the Agenda are in British Standard Time (BST)

Day 1 On Demand

9.00am

Welcome Address

An introduction to our new virtual platform

9.05am

Opening Keynote

Africa Energy: A Bright Spot in African E&P

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Garrett Soden

President, CEO and Director

Africa Energy
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9.20am

Session 1

Africa's position in a global energy portfolio

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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.

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Thore Kristiansen

Executive Director & Head of E&P

Galp
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Jasper Peijs

Vice president, exploration, Africa

BP
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Dele Kuti

Global Head, Oil And Gas - Corporate And Investment Banking

Standard Bank Group
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10.35am

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition

11.05am

Session 2

Africa licencing promotion & NOC showcase

Lightning Pitch & in-depth industry Q&A

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.

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Maggy Shino

Petroleum Commissioner

Ministry of Mines & Energy, Namibia
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Egbert Faibille Jnr

Chief Executive Officer

Petroleum Commission Ghana
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Joseph Medou

Director General

Petrosen
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Honorable Archie Donmo

Director-General

Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA)
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12.20pm

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition

1.20pm

Tullow Oil Keynote

Leading teams through disruption

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Amalia Olivera-Riley

Head Of Exploration

Tullow Oil
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1.40pm

Session 3

Challenges to Independent Players in Africa

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.

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Keith Hill

President & CEO

Africa Oil Corp.
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Tracey Henderson

Chief Exploration Officer

Kosmos Energy
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Kevin Okyere

CEO

Springfield Group
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Cath Norman

Managing Director

FAR Limited
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Andrew Knott

CEO

Savannah Energy
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1.40pm

LPRA Keynote

Invest in Liberia, West Africa’s Last Frontier

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Honorable Archie Donmo

Director-General

Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA)
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2.55pm

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition

3.25pm

Session 4

New & unfolding opportunities

Short presentation followed by Q&A

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.

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Scot Evans

CEO

ReconAfrica
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Alexander Mollinger

COO

Discover Exploration
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Tom Hickey

CEO

Boru Energy
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Duncan Rushworth

VP Business Development

Svenska Petroleum
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4.35pm

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Wine Tasting with Kruger Family Wines joining us from Cape Town

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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.

Day 2 On Demand

8.30am

Networking

Icebreaking

9.05am

Welcome Back

Housekeeping

9.20am

Session 5

Building a robust energy portfolio in Africa

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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?

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Amalia Olivera-Riley

Head Of Exploration

Tullow Oil
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Jozsef Marton

Managing Director

Preng & Associates
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Oisin Fanning

Executive Chairman

San Leon Energy Plc
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Jan Maier

Vice President - Exploration

Africa Energy
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10.35am

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition

11.05am

Session 6

Africa licencing promotion & NOC showcase

Lightning pitch & in-depth industry Q&A

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.

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Jerreh Barrow

Petroleum Commissioner

Ministry Of Petroleum And Energy, The Gambia
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Lindiwe Mekwe

General Manager: Regulation

Petroleum Agency SA
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Carlos Zacarias

President

Instituto Nacional De Petroleo, Mozambique (INP)
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12.20pm

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition | Private invitation-only licence round promotions

1.20pm

Africa Oil Keynote

'In pole position for the recovery'

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Keith Hill

President & CEO

Africa Oil Corp.
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1.40pm

Session 7

Overcoming the Challenges & Dynamics of Africa's Upstream

Senior Roundtable

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?

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Thomas Perkins

Director Of Projects

Stellar Energy Advisors
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Keith Myers

President, Research

Westwood Global Energy Group
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Richard Hood

Senior Research Analyst

Wood Mackenzie
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Phil Birch

Exploration Director

Impact Oil & Gas
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2.55pm

Networking Break | One-to-one business meeting

Virtual exhibition

3.25pm

Session 8

Africa Oil & Gas finance forum

Senior Roundtable

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?

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Ade Adeola

Head Oil & Gas

Standard Chartered Bank
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Rob Tims

Managing Director

RWT Energy Advisory
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Jon Clark

Partner & Emeia Leader Oil & Gas Transaction Advisory Services

EY
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Paul Eardley-Taylor

Head Of Oil & Gas, Southern Africa

Standard Bank
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