2nd Western Africa Energy Week

/EIN Presswire/ 2nd – 4th June 2010, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

Organised & Hosted By: Global Pacific & Partners
Contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

Date: 2-4 June 2010

Venue: La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

Website: www.petro21.com or http://www.petro21.com/events/index.cfm?id=505

Registration Fees: Conference Fee: USD 1,495 Briefing Fee: USD 995 Combined Fee: USD 1995 PetroAfricanus Dinner: USD 250

Pre-Registration Discount: 10% discount on registration fees valid until 31 March 2010 only. Fees exclude Travel and Accommodation. Right of Admission

Global Pacific & Partners will host its 2nd Western Africa Energy 2010 Conference, bringing together key Super-Majors, Independents, Government and National Oil Company and Energy Sector senior executives to interface, network and negotiate deals. The Conference showcases the regional oil/gas and energy game and focuses on the corporate players (private and state entities) shaping the fast-moving dynamics in one of the Continent’s rapidly growing energy markets – upstream, midstream, downstream, gas/power, as well as in renewables and biofuels.

The Conference is supported by HE Dr Joe Oteng Adjei, Honourable Minister of Energy, Ghana.

Confirmed Speakers Include

* Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman & CEO, Global Pacific & Partners
* Hon Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister, Ministry of Energy, Ghana
* Senator Lee Maeba, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman, Nigeria Senate Committee on Upstream
* Martial-Rufin Moussavou, Exploration Director, Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures, Gabon
* Jean Pierre Loule, Director, Petroleum Information Centre, Societe Nationale des Hydrocarbures, Cameroon
* Brian Maxted, COO & Founding Partner, Kosmos Energy
* Dr Alan Stein, Managing Director, Ophir Energy
* Boris Ivanov, Managing Director & CEO, Gazprom EP International
* Senior Executive, Tullow Oil
* Galib Virani, Head of Acquisitions & Investor Relations, Afren, London, UK
* Dr Tim Okon, Group General Manager, Planning & Strategy, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
* Engr Babtunde Adeyemo, Director of Information & Coordination Centre (ICC), West African Power Pool, Benin
* Coty Ibrahim Diakite, Chairman & Managing Director, Pride Petroleum SA, Nigeria
* Jean David BILE, General Manager, AES-SONEL, Cameroon
* Dr Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary, Energy Commission Ghana
* Godwin Ugah Unimke, Program Director, Council For Renewable Energy, Nigeria
* Thierno Bocar Tall, Head of Project, ECOWAS Bank for Investment & Development (EBID), African Bio-Fuels and Renewable Energy Fund
* Djibril Amadou Kanoute, General Manager, Petrosen, Senegal
* Emmanuel Fosu Forson, Investment Officer, Financial Services, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
* Professor Abubakar S Sambo, Director General, Energy Commission of Nigeria
* Tonye Cole, Director, Sahara Energy
* Luis Prazeres, Executive Director, National Petroleum Agency, (ANP-STP), Sao Tome & Principe
* Joseph PILI-PILI Mawezi, Directeur Chef des Services des Projects, Ministere des Hydrocarbures, DR-Congo
* Ousseini Assane Boureima, Chef de a Division, Ministere des Mines de l`Energie, Niger
* Ahmed Salem Ould Tekrour, Technical Advisor To The Minister, Ministry of Mines & Industry, Mauritania
* Dr Gabriel Donsou Lokossou, Executive Secretary, African Petroleum Producers Association
* David Hicks. President, Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific, TGS-NOPEC
* Otunba Funso Lawal, Chairman, Sogenal Oil & Gas & Vice President, Nigerian Petroleum Club
* Austin Avuru, Managing Director, Platform Petroleum Ltd
* Nishant Dighe, Chief Operating Officer, Pan-Petroleum
* Muttaqha Rabe Darma, General Secretary, Petroleum Technology Development Fund, Nigeria
* Tomas Nhabay, Acting Director General, Petroleum Resources Unit, Sierra Leone
* Dr Layi fatona, Managing Director, Niger Delta E&P
* Afe Mayowa Lawrence, Chairman, University Assistance Program, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists

Themes covered include: Government policies, state interventions in the oil/energy market, oil/energy companies, energy investments and interests, corporate portfolio and strategies, new entrants, competition and regulation, inter-fuel issues, product pricing, taxation and the financing of non-hydrocarbon ventures, plus critical issues impacting the Western African Energy future.

On 3rd June we will host our 32nd PetroAfricanus Dinner, with Guest Speaker: Dr Alan Stein, Chief Executive, Ophir Energy

Inside the week is a special and unique 4th Petroleum Industry Fundamentals Industry Training Workshop presented by Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman & CEO, Global Pacific & Partners, the world’s leading authority on African oil and gas and global national oil companies, as well as the author of the widely-acclaimed Crude Continent: The Struggle for Africa’s Oil Prize (Profile, 2008). The Workshop provide unique Presentations and management insights on world and African oil industry architecture and petroleum economics fundamentals, essential for oil players in Africa, with lessons for African Governments, providing critique of the so-called “oil curse” and identifying the African hydrocarbon future, and emerging world oil paradigms, including shifting relationships with corporate oil players.

Babette van Gessel
Group Managing Director – The Hague
Global Pacific & Partners
[email protected]
Tel: +31.70.324.6154

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