Day Two | September 29th 

09.00 Registration & Welcome Refreshments

 

09.30 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

H.E. Dr. Elly Karuhanga, Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum

 

09.45 Keynote Address: An Update from NOC Kenya

  • Recent discoveries in Kenya and the region

  • How can East Africa remain competitive in a tough global market?

  • Major challenges the industry is facing and how to overcome them

  • An NOC perspective: how important is the NOC-government relationship at the moment?

Ken Mugambi, Head of Corporate Planning & Strategy, NOC Kenya

 

10.20 Setting a Premier Trend in Oil & Gas Business in Africa

  • A snapshot of Kenya Pipeline Company
  • KPC's infrastructure developments (pipeline and tankage)
  • KPC's diversification plan – business leadership and geographic expansion in Africa
  • The oil and gas landscape in Kenya and the Eastern Africa region
  • Partnership opportunities

Joe Sang, Managing Director, Kenya Pipeline Company

 

11.00 The Case for Gas Development in East Africa

  • The many varied benefits that comes with development of newly discovered gas resources in the region
  • Developments in global energy markets over the past years mean that cost competitiveness for new projects is more critical than ever
  • The need for economies of scale when developing discoveries in pioneer locations
  • What host governments can do to promote and accelerate proposed new gas developments

 Dirk Nevelsteen, Country Manager – Tanzania, Shell East Africa

 

11.35  Refreshments & Networking Break

 

12.10 Panel Discussion: East Africa as a Major Player

  • How can East Africa remain the main competitor in the African oil and gas landscape?
  • Threats and challenges posed by other regions whose exploration and production activity is on the rise
  • East Africa's long-term plan to remain unrivalled – upcoming activity, contracts and tenders in the region
  • Regulatory issues in the region and how to overcome them

Moderator: H.E. Dr. Elly Karuhanga, Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum

Panellists:

Charles Sangweni, Acting Director General, Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority, Tanzania

Ken Mugambi, Head of Corporate Planning & Strategy, NOC Kenya

Joe Sang, Managing Director, Kenya Pipeline Company

 

12.55 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors

 

14.10 Case Study: E&P Regulation in Madagascar

  • Update on bidding rounds
  • The role of OMNIS as regulator and the NOC
  • Companies involved in importation and distribution of petroleum products in Madagascar

Pascal Velonarivo, Follow-Up & Regulation Manager, Presidency's Department In Charge of Mines and Petroleum, Madagascar

 

14.45 Bracing for First Oil 2020: A Case Study From Uganda 

  • Opportunities, obstacles and challenges to overcome 
  • Focus on how Uganda is preparing for first oil and how the country can maximise local content opportunities 
  • Opportunities for international companies to work with Ugandan companies and how it can be efficiently done 

H.E. Dr. Elly Karuhanga, Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum

 

15.20 Tanzania: The Role of PURA in Petroleum Resource Exploitation

  • The role of PURA in monitoring and regulating production activity in Tanzania
  • The vital differences between gas extraction and oil extraction and how PURA is involved in this
  • Gas and LNG extraction from an economic perspective

Charles Sangweni, Acting Director General, Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority


16.00 Chairperson's Closing Remarks and Close of Conference

 

 

 

Bracing for First Oil 2020: A Case Study From Uganda 

  • Opportunities, obstacles and challenges to overcome 
  • Focus on how Uganda is preparing for first oil and how the country can maximise local content opportunities 
  • Opportunities for international companies to work with Ugandan companies and how it can be efficiently done 

H.E. Dr. Elly Karuhanga, Chairman, Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum