Day Two Stream B | September 29th
A focus on exploration and production in East Africa
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Keynote Address: Kenya Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Update
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
Jessica Kyeyune, National Content Manager, CNOOC Uganda
PANEL DISCUSSION: East African NOC's
11.00 Refreshments & Networking Break
Benefits of Joint Ventures: Joint Presentation from Shell East Africa & Ophir Energy Plc
CASE STUDY: The Rovuma Basin
12.40 Lunch & Networking
A focus on exploration and production in Southern Africa
Keynote Address from PetroSA
Angola: Taking The Lead in Sub-Saharan Exploration & Production
- Foreign investment and government ventures aimed at strengthening the industry deficit
- Dominating the African upstream sector – what happens when midstream and downstream sectors have no prominence?
- Ultra deepwater and offshore oilfield projects being pursued in the country – Kaiombo field
- Angola ranked as leading oil producer in Africa in 2016 surpassing Nigeria – what next?
PANEL DISCUSSION: Regulatory Requirements in the Region and How to Implement Them
Moderator: Lindiwe Meke, Acting CEO, Petroleum Agency SA, South Africa
Mthozami Xiphu, Executive Chairman, South African Oil & Gas Alliance, South Africa
An Update from the Department of Mineral Resources, South Africa
- South Africa's decision to develop shale gas resources in the Karoo region using hydraulic fracturing – impacts on the community and environment
- Benefits of shale gas extraction include job creation and an answer to rising demand for gas in South Africa
PANEL DISCUSSION: Prospects for Oil & Gas Exploration in Southern Africa
- Trends in oil and gas and what to be aware of
- Oil firms renewed interest in South Africa's hydrocarbon resources due to ongoing advances in technology and seismographic equipment
- South Africa needs an interim solution as the development of prospective fields is at least a decade away – what is the next step?
- Prospects for Mozambique LNG projects – ENI, Anadarko, Exxon Mobil
- Angola’s falling oil production – how can it be reversed?
Moderator: Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head Oil & Gas Southern Africa, Standard Bank
Phillip Steyn, Chief Operating Officer, Rhino Resources Ltd, South Africa
CASE STUDY: Sonangol EP
- Current exploration & production contracts in Angola
- Financing Sonangol's shortfall in fuel imports – how can international investment bodies get involved?
- Foreign exchange consortium contracts – oil companies and subcontractors
- Working with the Ministry of Petroleum to establish a natural gas regulatory framework
17.00 Chairman's Closing Remarks and Close of Conference