25 January 2018 - 26 January 2018 at Maputo, Mozambique

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Day 1
Day 2

Mozambique Assembly
January 25 - 26th 2018

Day 1: January 25

08:00AM - Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
09:00AM - Welcome Address
  • Iain Pitt, CEO, Energy Council / Getenergy Events 
09:05AM - Introduction of HE Excellency President Filipe Nyusi 
  • Jorge Nhambiu, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education 
09:10AM - Presidential Address 
  • His Excellency President Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique 

 - 09:30 Assembly Participants Photograph with HE Excellency President Filipe Nyusi - 

09:45 - Ministerial Panel: outlining opportunities for investment and creating shared value from Mozambique's energy industry 
  • Outlining the Government of Mozambique's priorities for developing the nations hydrocarbon sector and erlated industries 
  • Future investment opportunities across the hydrocarbon, infrastructure and education industries, including new bidding rounds: An invitation to national and international partners new and old 
  • Understanding the importance of creating shared value in the economy through investment in education and skills 
  • What role does the nation's energy sector play in Mozambique's National Development Strategy?
  • Discussing an increased focus on gas to power and renewables alongside oil & gas 
  • The need for regional collaboration in strengthening local content and driving skills programmes and the need for service providers to estabilsh Joint Ventures of fully fledged local companies. 


  • Carlos Zacarias, Chairman, INP (Mozambique) 
  • Omar Mitha, CEO, ENH
10:45 - Networking Coffee
12:00 - Charting the current status of projects: Progress and milestones over the next 12 months 
  • Latest developments with the Eni Coral South project post-FID
  • Future milestones for Area 1 and Area 4: What are the key priorities for reaching FID?
  • Hear perspectives from established Pande and Temane gas fields 
  • How to monetise LNG projects and understand the priorities of the Mozambique Gas Master Plan 
13:00 - Networking Lunch 
14:00 - Mozambique's national content strategy: Forming a clear path towards localisation 
  • How is the Government of Mozambique approaching national content delivery and supporting private sector implimentation?
  • From planning to action: What are the immediate steps to be taken to realise national content targets as projects come online?
  • The need for close coordination across existing skills development inititatives among oil & gas and other industries: Indentifying transferable skills for a joined up approach 
  • Opportunities for backward and forward linkages from mega projects and how to achieve higher multiples of indirect projects 
  • Optimising labour laws to support technology transfer and build local enterprise capacity 


  • Gilberto Botas, Chairman, ANEP
15:00 - Networking Coffee

Field Ready Alliance Mozambique Workshop (Invite Only)
: This meeting is for Corporate and Government Members of the Field Ready Alliance Mozambique.

  • Gilberto Botas, Chairman, ANEP (Meeting Chairman) 
16:00 - 17:00pm - The full picture of investment opportunities in energy infrastructure, transport and logistics: Portfolio diversification and prospects for returns 
  • An overview of the major infrastructure, transport and logistics, and communication projects linked to the energy sector 
  • The need for infrastructure financing and subsequent opportunities for international investors 
  • Outlining project timelines and key milestones for infrastructure projects over the next 12-24 months 
  • How emerging projects can stimulate investment and job creation to drive the national and regional economies 
  • Attaining closer cooperation across industries for national skills and workforce development for a more efficient and long term solution to local content 


  • Egideo Leite, Founder, Mozambique Investment Fund
17:00 - Close of Day One 
17:00 - Drinks Reception 

Mozambique Assembly 
January 25 - 26th 2018

Day 2: January 26

08:00 - Registration and Networking Coffee
08:45 - The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration: Opportunities for local and international businesses 
  • The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration for continued investment, project development and knowledge transfer: The role of partnerships with countries such as Angola and South Africa ain developing Mozambiques energy sector 
  • In which sectors is international help needed to support the development of Mozambique's energy sector? 
  • The need for strategic regional planning and cooperation in monetising gas 


  • Victor Tivane, Head of Local Content, ENH
09:45 - Mapping out the skills needs across the lifecycle of projects: What already exists? What is needed? 
  • Forming a clear picture in numbers of the national skills requirements across the lifecycle of projects 
  • Solutions for scaling up and accelerating skills development to meet national content targets 
  • Importance of strategic planning when several projects come online at the same time 
  • Outlining expectations and fears of employers: What makes a person employable? Where are the risks? 
10:30 - Networking Coffee Break
11:30 - Developing Local entrepreneurs and supply chains: Building awareness, access to information and finance solutions  
  • Restoring the SME sector after the financial crisis: readjusting the regulatory environment and cost of doing business 
  • Identifying key target sectors for local entrepreneurs and enterprises to engage in the oil/gas supply chain 
  • Understanding the gaps and areas for investment to support local businesses in meeting internationa standards and requirememts 
  • Bridging the information gap between local businesses, entrepreneurs: How can the finance community, IOC's and government support? 
  • Building confidence and maintaining a market for specialised SME's 


  • Jaime Comiche, Head of Operations, Mozambique UNIDO 
12:15 - Networking Lunch

13:15 -  Project Finaning options for LNG, gas and infrastructure projects in Mozambique 

  • The current funding environment for companies and projects in Mozambique: Perspectives from banks and financiers 
  • Insights from Coral South as the worlds first project finance arranged for a liquefecation floater 
  • How are banks responding with funding options across the LNG, gas and infrastructure industries?  


  • Marcel Bruhwiler, Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation 
  • Jacob Flewelling, Africa Business Development Manager, USTDA
  • Lisa Pinsley, Director - Energy, Actis
14:15 - Meeting demand for national trainers and the role of local institutions: How to attract and retain talent 
  • Understanding the current capacity of national universities and technical institutions to train nationals across the full spectrum of required skills 
  • Outlining the current demand for trainers and strategies to attract and retain talent into the technical institutions 
  • How can IOC's and contractors support faculty development?
  • Opportunities for partnerships with international education and training institutions 
  • An update on the newly established centre of Excellence. What role will it play in the skills development agenda?


  • Alexandre Ali, Dean of Engineering, UEM
  • Anastacio Chembeze, DG, INEFP
  • Luis Lucas, Centre Director, Oil & Gas Centre of Excellence 
15:00 - Networking Coffee Break
16:00 - Production and Supply Security: Ensuring profitability in the current global market 
  • How to match production and supply with the downstream sector 
  • Considering lead times and the regulatory environment to encourage investment in each stage of the project value chain 
  • Requirements for the domestic market share and spotlight on national power generation projects 


  • Erik Wandrag, Senior Transaction Advisor, Power Africa
16:45 - Close of the Mozambique Assembly 

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