Day Two Stream B | September 29th

A focus on exploration and production in East Africa

09.00
Chairman’s Opening Remarks

09.15
Keynote Address: Kenya Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Update

09.45
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

Jessica Kyeyune, National Content Manager, CNOOC Uganda

10.15
PANEL DISCUSSION: East African NOC's

11.00 Refreshments & Networking Break

11.30
Benefits of Joint Ventures: Joint Presentation from Shell East Africa & Ophir Energy Plc

12.05
CASE STUDY: The Rovuma Basin

12.40 Lunch & Networking

A focus on exploration and production in Southern Africa

13.40
Keynote Address from PetroSA

14.00
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?

14.35
PANEL DISCUSSION: Regulatory Requirements in the Region and How to Implement Them

Moderator: Lindiwe Meke, Acting CEO, Petroleum Agency SA, South Africa

Panellists: 

Mthozami Xiphu, Executive Chairman, South African Oil & Gas Alliance, South Africa

15.05
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

15.40
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

Panellists:

Phillip Steyn, Chief Operating Officer, Rhino Resources Ltd, South Africa

16.20
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