West Africa’s Hottest Oil & Gas Producers Meet in London
Ghana, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea delegations meet in November to discuss current developments and future opportunities in the Gulf of Guinea region. Key decision makers from West Africa’s hottest oil and gas producing countries will discuss legal and fiscal issues and how to maximize revenue and increase investments in the region.
Dr Oteng Adjei, Honourable Minister of Energy and Vivienne Gadzekpo, Ministry’s Legal Counsel will lead the Ghanaian delegation and discuss Ghana’s upcoming developments and how can the Petroleum Law optimize the impact of oil and activities in local development.
Equatorial Guinea’s Minister Delegate for Mines, Industry & Energy, Gabriel M Obiang Lima is set to deliver an update on the Gas Masterplan and review the progress and timelines of the 3G Consortium. Serapio Sima Ntutumu, Sonagas, G.E.’s Deputy Director General is to address new opportunities in refining and petrochemicals as well as assess contractual models for successful partnerships in Equatorial Guinea.
The Nigerian delegation headed by Hassan Tukur, Principal Secretary to the President of Nigeria also includes Prof Yinka Omorogbe, NNPC’ s Company Secretary, who will discuss future opportunities for investments as a result of the much talked about Petroleum Industry Bill, and Dr Tim Okon, Group GM Strategy for NNPC who is set to present the fiscal terms of the PIB and its implications for investors. The new Nigerian Content Act will be covered by Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board.
Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas to be held on 16-18 November 2010 is an essential forum to gain insights into the current developments in West Africa. Ministers, government and NOC representatives will be present throughout the three days of the conference to network and discuss upcoming projects and contracts face to face. Delegates from International Oil Companies will be at hand to speak about possible collaborations and future opportunities.
Other distinguished speakers will include:
Dr Levi Ajuonuma, Group General Manager Group Public Affairs, NNPC
Deirdre White, President, CDC Solutions
Alan Stein, CEO, Ophir Energy
Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board
Terry Gerhart, Vice President – Global Gas, Noble Energy
Sam Safo, General Manager Equatorial Guinea, Schlumberger
Kwame N Acquah, Managing Director, RDFC Africa Ltd
Charles Owusu Juanah, Esq., Chairman, K-San Law Firm
Ade Adeola, Managing Director Project & Export Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
Alex Vines, Research Director, Regional & Security Studies & Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House
Dr Alirio Parra, Senior Associate, CWC Group Ltd
Trygve Tamburstuen, Business Development Director, Interoil Exploration & Production ASA
Willy Olsen, former Senior Adviser to the President & CEO of Statoil
Tony Renton, Principal Advisor, RPS Energy
Jeffrey Waterous, Chairman, Renaissance JMW Energy Ventures
Nicolas Bonnefoy, Avocat au Barreau de Paris, Mining, Oil & Gas Practice-London, Gide
Loyrette Nouel MNP
J Jay Park, Partner & Chair International Energy Practice Group, Macleod Dixon LLP
Engr Simbi Kesiye Wabote, GM Nigerian Content Development SPDC C&P Manager, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd
This article was originally posted on Africa Oil & Mining Network