South Sudan Oil & Power 2017
South Sudan Oil & Power 2017 is the first dedicated energy and infrastructure event in the nation’s history. On October 11-12, 2017, industry experts, government officials from the Transitional Government of National Unity and leaders from the private sector will gather in Juba to tackle energy and infrastructure challenges and showcase opportunities, including:
Assessing the technology and infrastructure needs for development of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, as well as how to finance, build, implement and operate new projects;
Taking on security challenges and overcoming insecurity on the oilfield;
The need for regional energy integration in downstream infrastructure, including refineries and export routes;
Building up local content to promote economic growth; and
Creating gas monetization strategies and encouraging investment in power generation.
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The conference, commissioned and endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum of South Sudan, will feature keynote inaugural speeches from H.E. Gen. Salva Kiir, President of South Sudan and H.E. Amb. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, Minister of Petroleum. The Minister will welcome his fellow energy and petroleum ministers from the East African Community and chief executives of South Sudanese firms and international corporations.
Focusing on dynamic workshops, presentations, panels and keynotes, the event will create an environment for networking and deal-making among South Sudan’s energy leaders. Workshops on day 2 will analyze topics of vital importance to operating in South Sudan, including security, logistics, technology and investment.
South Sudan Oil & Power follows the release of the Africa Energy Series: South Sudan 2017 book, launched at Africa Oil & Power in Cape Town. Read the full report here.
His Excellency General Salva Kiir Mayardit is the President of the Republic of South Sudan. He has been President since South Sudan gained its independence in 2011. Before that he was President of the Government of Southern Sudan and First Vice President of Sudan, between 2005 and 2011.
Honorable Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth has been the Minister of Petroleum of the Republic of South Sudan since August 2016. He was previously South Sudan’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations. Minister Gatkuoth received a bachelor’s degree in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland, in College Park, United States.
The Africa Oil & Power 2017 conference on June 5-7 in Cape Town included a special Market Spotlight panel session on South Sudan and a keynote speech and presentation from H.E. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, Minister of Petroleum.
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