MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

 

28 – 30 JANUARY 2020

King Fahd Palace Hotel, Dakar, Senegal

 

THE REGION’S LEADING ENERGY SERIES

Why attend the MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition?

Now in its 4th year, the Summit is the only event entirely dedicated to exploring oil and gas opportunities in Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry. Recognised as the meeting place to get the latest updates on ongoing and upcoming projects, and hear directly from local governments on future plans, the Summit provides you with the opportunity to:

> Sharpen your business strategy and knowledge of the Basin’s fast-growing industry
> Meet with ministries, regulators, NOCs and government bodies from the five MSGBC countries, all under one roof
> Expand and solidify your network, meeting with both local and international players
> Elevate your company’s profile in one of Africa’s most exciting E&P hotspots

Join the 2020 gathering for three days of senior networking opportunities, strategic panels and data-driven presentations, composed as follows:

DAY 1 (28 January): MSGBC Local Content Forum DAY 2 & 3 (29 & 30 January): MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

Key features include: Ministerial Tour of the Exhibition – Local Content Forum Networking Drinks Reception MSGBC Country Roundtables – BP Gala Dinner

Official Supporters

2020 MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition - Floor Plan

2020 Speakers

Alpha Sy

Alpha Sy

Chief Executive Officer, Sy Investments

Ben Sayers

Ben Sayers

Business Development Manager Africa, Mediterranean and Middle East, TGS

Emma Delaney

Emma Delaney

Regional President Mauritania and Senegal, BP

Eric Bonnin

Eric Bonnin

Managing Director, TOTAL E&P Senegal

Franck Pliya

Franck Pliya

Senegal Country Director & VP Business Development West/Central Africa, TechnipFMC

Jérôme Halbout

Jérôme Halbout

Founding Partner, 4D Global Energy Advisors

Joseph Medou

Joseph Medou

Exploration & Production Director, Petrosen

Mamadou Fall Kane

Mamadou Fall Kane

Deputy Permanent Secretary, COS-PETROGAZ

Mamadou Faye

Mamadou Faye

Managing Director, Petrosen

Mouhamadou Makhtar Cisse

Mouhamadou Makhtar Cisse

Minister, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Senegal

Ousmane Ndiaye

Ousmane Ndiaye

Permanent Secretary, COS-PETROGAZ

Rogers Beall

Rogers Beall

Executive Chairman and CEO, Africa Fortesa Corporation

William Pollen

William Pollen

Programme Director, Invest in Africa

2020 Agenda at a Glance

Local Content Forum - Tuesday, 28 January 2020

09:30 am
Registration and Networking Coffee

10:30 am
Opening Remarks from the Oil & Gas Council

10:50 am
Welcome Address: Update on Local Content Regulation from Mamadou Fall Kane, Deputy Permanent Secretary, COS-PETROGAZ

11:40 am
Case Study Presentation: BP Senegal & Mauritania – Local Content in Action

11:55 am
Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Next Chapter: Developing Local Capacity to Cater to the Move Towards Development & Production

12:40 pm
 Networking Lunch Break

14:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Tapping into Domestic Funding Capacity: Opportunities for Local and International Collaboration on Financing Projects

14:50 pm
Panel Discussion: Exploring The Changing Role of Service Providers in Local Content Initiatives & Developing In-Country Capacity: Expectations, Best Practice & Implementation

15:40 pm
Networking Coffee Break

16:30 pm
Ambassadors’ Panel: International Support for In-Country Investment: Capacity Building & Local Initiatives

16:50 pm
Town Hall Q&A: Exploring How Local Businesses Can Plug into the Oil & Gas Value Chain

17:30 pm
Pre-Conference Registration & Networking Drinks Reception

 

 

 

Summit & Exhibition - Wednesday, 29 January 2020

08:00 am
Registration and Networking Coffee

09:00 am
Opening Remarks from the Oil & Gas Council

09:10 am
Opening Ministerial & Regulator Addresses

10:00 am
Industry Keynote

10:15 am
Networking Coffee Break & Ministerial Tour of the Exhibition

11:00 am
Industry Keynote

12:05 pm
Project Panel: Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Development

12:35 pm
Networking Lunch Break & Coffee

Developing the MSGBC Basin Through Intra-Regional Collaboration

14:00 pm
Exploring Opportunities for Increasing Interconnectedness Between the Developing Industries of the MSGBC Countries & Visions for the Future

15:00 pm
Networking Coffee Break

E&P Activity in The MSGBC Basin – The Science & Strategy Behind the Decision-Making

15:30 pm
E&P Presentation

15:45 pm 
Part A) The Science: Geology & Country Spotlights

16:30 pm
Part B) The StrategyIndustry Presentation

16:50 pm
Panel Discussion: Exploring the Evolving Role of the Independent E&P Players and OFS & How This Will Affect the Future of the Basin’s O&G Industry

18:00 pm
Networking Drinks Reception

19:00 pm
MSGBC Gala Dinner

Hosted by:

bp

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit & Exhibition - Thursday, 30 January 2020

08:30 am
Registration and Networking Coffee

Operating in the MSGBC Basin: Business & Regulatory Environment

09:00 am
Panel Discussion: The Rule Book – The Regulatory Need-to-Know, From the Impact of the Petroleum Code to Adhering to Environmental Standards

09:50 am
Presentation: Assessing Above-ground Risk & Country-Specific Challenges

10:30 am
Networking Coffee Break

11:50 am
Country Roundtables

  • Mauritania  – Led by SMHPM
  • Senegal – Led by Petrosen
  • The Gambia – Led by Ministry of Petroleum and Energy The Gambia
  • Guinea Bissau – Led by Petroguin
  • Guinea Conakry – Led by ONAP

12:30 pm
Networking Lunch Break

E&P Activity in The MSGBC Basin – Moving into Development

14:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Next Steps in Moving into Development and Production: Exploring JV Opportunities and the Gas & LNG Potential

15:00 pm
Ministerial Close of 2020 MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

 

 

Register for the 2020 Summit

Venue

Venue

Address: 
King Fahd Palace Hotel
Route des Almadies
Dakar, Senegal
Tel: 221 33869 6969

MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

Success Stories

The MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition 2018 gave us a great panorama of the Oil & Gas potential in the region, very interesting networking opportunities and high level discussions. This well organized event is a must do to meet all the stakeholders of the basin.

Camil Fernandez

Head of Business Development North & West Africa, SPIE Oil & Gas Services

An excellent organization, with high quality panel discussions, the MSGBC Basin Summit is the place to be to exchange about Oil & Gas activities in Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia and Guinees.

Jean-Charles Odon

Country Manager Senegal, Saipem

It was a great forum to hear the regulators and E&P companies providing an update on progress of local agreements and progress of the development projects

Jessica Zambrano

Exploration Manager – New Ventures, Woodside Energy

Brilliantly organised again, great speakers and networking, in short if you’re only going to attend one O&G event in West Africa it has to be the MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition.

William Pollen

Programme Director, Invest in Africa

iCouncil - Highlights Video & Speaker Interviews

2018 Highlights Video

Watch the highlights video to learn more about what happened at the 2018 Summit! 

Geraud Moussarie, Head of Country, BP Senegal

In this interview Geraud Moussarie discusses BP’s Tortue Project, the attendees at the 2018 Summit & the importance of partnerships and collaboration in the region. 

Aguibou Ba, General Director, INPG

In this interview Aguibou Ba talks about the vision, the mission and the launch of the National Institute for Oil & Gas, INPG. 

Greg Mogan, Vice President Senegal, Woodside Energy

In this interview Greg Mogan discusses the SNE Project, the highlights from and opportunities created by the MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition & Woodside Energy’s vision for 2019 in the Basin. 

Eric Hansen, Business Development Manager, Saipem

In this interview Eric Hansen discusses the highlights from the MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition, the Local Content Forum discussions and Saipem’s footprint in Senegal.

Malick Ndoye, Business Development Manager, Baker Hughes

In this interview Malick Ndoye discusses the clear vision of the Senegalese authorities when it comes to local content, the role of Oil & Gas in Senegal and the visibility that the Summit has offered to Baker Hughes in the region.

Nana Brew, Specialist Sales Consultant, ENEX Training

In this interview Nana Brew discusses the organization’s mission to develop local content in Senegal, ENEX Training’s vision for 2019 and  the 2018 MSGBC Local Content Forum.

Isatou Auber Faal, Acting Managing Director, GNPC

“With a better defined PEPLA being finalized and the licensing process for open blocks currently ongoing, the dynamics of the industry will improve greatly in the next five years in The Gambia.”

iCouncil

Learn more from the speakers, executives and companies that attended the 2018 MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

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Esme Till

Esme Till

EMEA Portfolio Manager

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SVP Corporate Development

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