28 November 2017 - 29 November 2017 at Dakar, Senegal

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Day 1 - 23rd November
Day 2 - 24th November


Day 1 2016

Wednesday 23rd Novemebr 2016 | Senegal, Dakar

09.00-9.30: VIP Exhibition Tour
Exhibitors and VIPs only. Everyone else please take your seat in the auditorium

 
09.30-09.45: Introduction from the Masters of Ceremonies & Welcome Address

 

09.45-09.50: Welcome from Petrosen
Mamadou Faye, Managing DirectorPetrosen 

 
09.50-10.15: Official Conference Opening
H.E. Macky Sall, PresidentSenegal 

 
10.40-10.45: Opening Remarks from the Chair
Maggie Fick, West Africa CorrespondentFinancial Times 

 
10.45-11.05: 
Ministerial Address: Fulfilling Senegal's Potential as an Oil and Gas Country
H.E. Thierno Alassane Sall
, Ministry Energy, Senegal

 
11.05-11.25: 
Keynote Address: Driving Exploration Forward in Senegal through a New Petroleum Code
Mamadou Faye, Managing DirectorPetrosen 

 
11.25-11.45: 
Keynote Address: The Exploration and Development of a World-Scale Hydrocarbon Resource Offshore Mauritania and Senegal
Brain Maxted, Chief Exploration ManagerKosmos Energy 

 
11.45-12.20:
 NOC Panel: Ensuring MSGBC Hydrocarbon Reserves are Fully Explored and Commericialised. 

  • In light of new concession agreements, how will hydrocarbon exploration develop in the MSGBC basin?
  • How can NOCs and governments create strong cross-boundary relationships to ensure discoveries are monetised?
  • How will stranded gas be managed?
  • How will local content initiatives be incorporated into current and future hydrocarbon regulations?
  • Overcoming logistical restrictions in frontier areas - how can existing infrastructure be utilised? 

Carlos Paquete, General DirectorPetroguin
Diakaria Koulibaly, CEO
ONAP 
Julio Balde, Secretary GeneralAGC (Agence de Gestion et de Cooperation entre la Guinee-Bissau et le Senegal)
Mamadou Faye, Managing DirectorPetrosen 
Mohamed Vall Telmidy, Director of Production Division of SNIMSMHPM 

 
11.30-12.50:
 Cairn Energy Expaning Exploration Assets in Offshore Senegal in a Low Oil Environment 

  • Taking advantage of a reshaped oil field services market when developing assets
  • When will the SNE-1 discovery be commercialised and what effect will it have on Cairn's current E&P projects in the region?
  • Is BEL-1 going to be the next big discovery in offshore Senegal?
  • Results of the SNE-3 appraisal program 

Simon Thomson, CEOCairn Energy

 
12.50-13.10: 
Persistence, Partnership and The Prize: The Worlds Largest Oil Discovery for 2014
Cath Norman, Managing DirectorFAR Limited

 
13.10-14.30: Networking Lunch

 
14.30-15.30: Country Roundtables

Sponsored by:

Deloitte

Sign Up for your chosen roundtable at Registration. Maximum 25 per table. 

1. Senegal 
Lead by: Joseph O. Medou, E&P DirectorPetrosen

2. Mauritania
Lead by: Tourad Abdel Baghi, Director in Charge of Studies and DevelopmentSMHPM
with 
Chemsdine Sow, Head of Exploration DepartmentSMHPM

3. Guinea
Lead by: Mohamed Bangoura, Technical DirectorONAP

4. Gambia 
Lead by: Jerreh Barrow, Commissioner for PetroleumThe Gambia

5. Guinea-Bisseau
Lead by:  
Celedonio Viereira, VP Business DevelopmentPetroguin

 
15.30-15.55: 
Roundtable Conclusions in the Auditorium (5 minutes per round table)
Massaer Cisse, DirectorDeloitte Senegal

 
15.55-16.25: Speed Networking

 
16.50-17.10: Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

 
16.50-17.10: Mapping and Monetising The MSGBC Basin
Chasing Large Gas Discoveries in Onshore Sengal's Paleozoic Basin 

  • What can we learn from the Kolda-1 and Diana Malari-1 wells?
  • The potential for the Paleozoic basin's Silurian-Ordovician combination to have similar prolific gas discoveries as Algeria and Libya
  • What is the scope for a multi-TCF gas discovery in the Paleozoic basin?

Gerry Sheehan, Exploration Director, T5 Oil & Gas

 
17:10-17.30: How does the Onshore Exploration Link with the Offshore Success in the MSGBC Basin?

  • What is the next hot area in the MSBGC basin?
  • What technological advances have led and will lead to greater success in the offshore?
  • What can we learn from offshore to help onshore and vice-versa?

Ben Sayers, Project Developer, TGS

 
17.30-17.50: FLNG as an Attractive Solution for Monetising Gas:

  • Overcoming the challenges of limited onshore infrastructure with FLNG
  • The key success factors to installing the first FLNG units
  • How can units be adapted to suit the needs of the MSGBC Basin?

Lorenzo Disaro, Directeur Commerical FLNG, Technip

 
17.50-18.00: Closing Remarks

Ian Davison, Head of Gas Consulting, RPS Energy

 
18.00: Buses Leave for Cocktail Reception & Gala Dinner from Palais De Congres Entrance


Day 2 2016

Thursday 24th November 2016 | Senegal, Dakar

08.00-9.00: Registration & Networking Coffee
 
09.10-09.10: Chairman Opening Remarks
Jean-Pierre Favennec, President, ADEA

 
09.10-09.30: Spotlight on Mauritania 
Ministerial Address: Diversifying the extractive industry to enhance Mauritania's Economy.  

  • What success did the pretorleum reforms of 2011 bring?
  • How can operators take advantage of the non-existent import/export taxes when exploiting hydrocarbon resources in Mauritania?
  • Looking forward: what role will oil and gas play in power generation projects?

Session Reserved for: His Excellency Mohamed Abdel Vetah, Minister of Petroleum, Energy & Mines, Mauritania

 
09.30-09.50: Keynote Presentation: Exploiting Mauritania's Promising Offshore Hydrocarbon Reserves

  • Understanding the hydrocarbon potential of deep-water block in Mauritania
  • SMHPH's dedication to partnering with operators to ensure successful drilling campaigns
  • Continuing success alsont the Atlantic margin through exploration and production projects
  • Which Mauritanian fields are expected to move into production

Session Reserved for:  SMHPM Senior Representative

 
09.50-10.10: Defining a New PLay: A Petroleum System Analysis of the Deepwater Mauritania/Senegal Basin
Tracey Henderson, Vice President, Exploration, Kosmos Energy
 
10.10-10.40: Morning Refreshments & Networking
 
10.40-11.00: Developing Partnerships to Ensure E&P Projects Meet their Full Commericial Potential 
 

  • Working with MSGBC NOCs to ensure exploration project deadlines are met
  • How has farm down to Sterling Energy ensure Mauritanian assets meet their full potential?
  • Finding, attracting and retaining skilled professionals to maintain consistent operations. 

Tim O'Hanlon, Vice President, Africa, Tullow Oil 

11.00-11.20: Shifting Exploration Strategies in Guinea-Bissau to Discover Greater Hydrocarbon Reserves

  • Deciding to move from shallow blocks to deep water exploration
  • Gaining a better understanding of current blocks through high quality 3D seismic data
  • What to expect from a future exploration drilling campaign

Tim O'Hanlon, Vice President, Africa, Tullow Oil 

 11.20-12.00: CEO Panel: How can the Industry Ensure that Recent SNE-1 and Tortue Discoveries are not One-Hit-Wonders?

  • Developing a high-impact explortion portfolio to maximise the likelihood of a big discovery
  • Optimising project cycle development in a low oil price environment
  • Lessons learned from the 2007 Jubilee Discovery
  • Strategies for de-risking drilling operations
  • Are +1500m exploartion wells feasible in the current oil price environment 

Gerry Sheehan, Exploration Director, T5 Oil & Gas
Roger Beall, Executive Chairman, African Fortesa Corporation
Fredrik Ohrn, CEO, Svenska Petroleum Exploration
Kouassi Kouame, CEO, Kesnad Oil & Energy

 12.00-12.20: Contributing to a Successful Field Development - A Solution Providers View

  • Optimising project cycle development in a low oil price environment
  • Building mutually beneficial partenrships
  • Early involvement of critical sections of the value chain to drive a different outcome
  • Are +1500m exploartion wells feasible in the current oil price environment 

Sian Llyods Rees, Head of Strategy & Marketing - Europe & Africa Region, Aker Solutions
Egil Boyum, Senior VP Operations and Business Improvement, Aker Solutions

 
 12.20-13.50: Networking Lunch

 13.50-14.30: Panel Discussion: Are +150m Exploration Wells Feasible in the Current Oil Price Environment?

  • Accelerating the development of a project to keep costs low through adopting reservoir characteristics and optimising well-placements
  • Understanding the challenges of subsea processes and how to overcome them
  • Capitalising on the decreased demand for rigs to keep costs low

Robin Sutherland, New Ventures Manager Africa, Tullow Oil
Jayne Baird, Vice President of Exploration Africa & Atlantic Margins, Woodside
Egil Boyum, Senior VP Operations and Business Improvement, Aker Solutions

 14.30-14.50: Contributing to a Successful Field Development - A Solution Providers View

  • Optimising project cycle development in a low oil price environment
  • Building mutually beneficial partenrships
  • Early involvement of critical sections of the value chain to drive a different outcome
  • Are +1500m exploartion wells feasible in the current oil price environment 

Sian Llyods Rees, Head of Strategy & Marketing - Europe & Africa Region, Aker Solutions
Egil Boyum, Senior VP Operations and Business Improvement, Aker Solutions

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