16th Africa Independents Forum holds in London


As one of the foremost events on the international Oil and Gas calendar, the 16th Africa Independents Forum will take place in London from May 24-25.

This will brings together all stakeholders in Africa’s upstream oil and gas to review the state of the industry and exchange ideas on game-changing opportunities for the future

The Forum will be examining up-to-date and emerging exploration which plays capital development projects with insights into Africa’s large and undiscovered hydrocarbon reserves.

It would also examine the state of Africa’s geo-economics of oil and the way forward with an overview of key issues shaping the future of funding and ventures in Africa’s upstream sector.

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, EGPC principal state oil company of Egypt, will demonstrate investment opportunities in the Egyptian upstream sector.

It will be revealing regulatory framework for petroleum exploitation in the country in addition to incentives offered by EGPC to attract foreign investment considering the current economic climate.

Developing & driving change in Africa’s upstream industry, key independents will present its E&P strategic repositioning, shaping the continent’s exploration and development future and upstream growth aspirations.

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of ERHC Energy Peter Ntephe said, “We have just relinquished the Chad acreage as a result of our revised strategy to progressively exit exploration and make entry into producing assets”.

Mr Ntephe will on Wednesday, May 25 present an overview of strategies for exploration in Africa.

Event line-up
79th PetroAfricanus Club Dinner: Wednesday, May 24, The Waldorf Hilton, with guest speaker, Jasper Peijs, Vice President of Exploration Africa, BP, London.

8th Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Luncheon: Thursday, May 25, The Waldorf Hilton, with guest speaker, Sandy Stash, Group Vice President, Safety, Sustainability and External Affairs, Tullow Oil, London.