2019 Africa Assembly Speaker Presentations
The Oil & Gas Council was founded in Africa. We have built over a decade of business experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, and have built trusted relationships with key government officials and leading regional and serve more than 4000 members in more than 800 African companies. No other international network has the level of depth and local knowledge than the Council in Africa.
Browse the presentations from our 2019 expert speakers.
Alix Defrennes, Counsel, Gide Loyrette Nouel
Alix Deffrennes is one of the leading lights in Francophone Africa. We hear from Alex as she looks at new hotspots in Africa Oil and Gas markets
Arun Mago, Director, Reserve Based Finance Lending, Societe Generale
Arun Mago at Societe Generale has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Arun discusses new sources of funding for large African upstream projects.
Bala Wunti, Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Strategy, NNPC
Nigeria’s massive gas reserves, export and domestic potential are often largely forgotten. Bala Wunti discusses how the country is rapidly rectifying this.
Egbert Faibille, Ag. CEO, Petroleum Commission Ghana
In this discussion Egbert Faibille Jnr talks about the new Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity-Building Programme that supports local content.
Emmanuel Mugagga, Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Uganda National Oil Company
Uganda boasts recoverable oil volumes of over 1 billion barrels. This explore the opportunities in the Ugandan upstream sector.
Frank Pluta, Head: Energy & Natural Resources, Natixis
Frank has nearly 30 year’s experience of oil and gas banking. Frank talks M&A and capital raising in Africa.
Joseph Medou, Exploration & Production Director, Petrosen
Senegal will launch its first offshore licensing round in early 2020 at the Oil and Gas Council MSGBC Summit. This presentation looks at what we can expect early.
Kola Adesina, Chief Executive Officer, Sahara Power Group
Kola Adesina, Group Managing Director, Sahara Power Group looks at emerging ‘disruptors’ already visible in the Sub-Saharan Africa power sector.
Larry Bottomley, Chief Executive Officer, Chariot Oil & Gas
High impact explorer Chariot led by industry veteran Larry Bottomley discusses exploration opportunities in Morocco and Namibia with its oil and gas activities.
Julius Svoboda & Mohamed Rali Badissy, Power Africa
Power Africa has identified at least $156 billion of investment opportunities in gas. Here we discuss capacity-building efforts to strengthen government ministries and departments, state-owned entities, utilities focused on gas and gas-to-power development.
Pierre Raillard, Head of Business Development, Orca Exploration
Orca is a TSX listed African focused developer of natural gas projects for domestic energy markets. Pierre gives an overview of the lucrative Songo Songo gas field in Tanzania.
Rich Goldenberg, GM - Global Capital Markets, AMNI
West Africa African powerhouse AMNI PETROLEUM has 26 years experience with 20,000 bopd production. Few are better placed to give insight into mixing producing reserves
Scott Macmillan, Managing Director, Invictus Energy
Invictus is an independent E&P company specialising in under-explored regions. No place offers a bigger frontier onshore play than the Cabora Bassa Basin in Zimbabwe
Tim Gould, Head of Division, International Energy Agency
Tim Gould of the IEA gives the latest thinking coming out of Paris-based market authority.
Tobias Tonsing, New Ventures Team Leader, Africa Energy
Africa Energy have been in South Africa longer than most. Block 11b is one of the best new world-class gas and oil plays in the world right not. As Total is set to return again in 2020 they are well placed for major uplift.