Angola Oil & Gas 2019
The first Angola Oil & Gas 2019 conference was held June 4-6, 2019 at the Centro de Convenções Talatona (CCTA) in Luanda, Angola.
Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of the Republic of Angola, this elite energy event catered for Africa’s premier oil and gas markets.
“In Angola, we are applying the best international practices in a fundamental sector for the economy. We will explain this in detail at the international conference Angola Oil & Gas 2019, which will take place from June 4-6 and to which everyone is invited. We are counting on you!”
H.E. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President of Angola
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Angola Oil & Gas 2019 gathered key governmental officials and C-level executives spanning the spectrum of the energy industry for a week of keynote presentations, moderated panel discussions, exhibitions, networking gatherings and investment facilitation.
The event was put a premium on deal-making and relationship brokering as Angola aims to attract investment in all segments of the energy chain.
The conference theme is Petroleum as a Catalyst for a Dynamic, Renewing and Self-Sustaining Economy.
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With a daily production of 1.6 million barrels of oil per day, Angola is the second largest oil producer in the African continent and a full member of OPEC since 2007. Under the new political leadership of H.E. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola, and with oil prices stabilizing, Angola’s oil and gas industry, based mostly on its proven deep-offshore basin, becomes once again a highly attractive investment destination.
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Lourenço became the Chairman of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the ruling party in September 2018. He was the party's Secretary-General from 1998 to 2003.
He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2014 to 2017; was the First Vice-President of the National Assembly from 2003 to 2014 and the country’s Defence minister from April 2014 to August 2016 where he was designated as Vice-President of the MPLA.
Lourenco served as governor in several provinces of Angola between 1992 and 1997.
In 1997–2002 he was General Director of the Southern and Eastern African Mineral Centre, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 2002–2006 Chairman and CEO of FERRANGOL’s Board of Directors and Non-Executive Chairman of several mining companies in Angola 2006–2017 Minister of Mineral Resources.
Working in the oil and gas industry since 1997, his past positions include Minister Delegate, Vice Minister, Secretary of State for Mines and Hydrocarbons, Government Rep. in the Equity of the State in PSCs, and Presidential Adviser on Hydrocarbons. He has served as a member of the board of three public energy companies: SONAGAS, SEGESA and GEPetrol.
Mr. Ayuk has been advising major companies on investment strategies, the establishment of joint ventures and cooperation structures, privatization, licensing and related tax, OHADA, Equatorial Guinea law, oil and gas, local content, litigation, negotiations, governance and other matters. He also frequently advises international oil companies, governments, oil service companies, financial institutions, development banks and construction firms across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to his election Dr Sun was the President of China National Petroleum Corporation’s (CNPC) Economics and Technology Research Institute (ETRI) where he lead a team of over 370 staff members. Reporting to the Chinese leadership on energy policy decision making, including energy security strategies, “3E” (Energy, Environment, Economy) program development, low-carbon energy mix optimization, “three steps” of Chinese gas pricing reforms, and international energy cooperation. Dr Sun was deeply involved in the Chinese energy five-year planning process and many other major policies. Dr Sun also served as chief editor of ETRI’s “Oil & Gas Industry Development Report” and the first “China Energy Data & Statistics” reports.
With more than 30 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, Dr Sun has accumulated practical industry experience in oil & gas production, trading and pipeline construction. In previous roles he has served as Director of the Legal & Contract Department of CNPC International Cooperation Bureau, Vice President of CNODC (China National Exploration and Development Company), Chairman of JOC and President of Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company CNPC and also President of PetroDar company (during which the company found and developed Phalouge Oilfield, one of the largest oilfields in South Sudan).
He joined Total in 1997, as Chief Administrative Officer of Total E&P Angola and became Group Representative in Qatar in 1999. In 2002, he was named Senior Vice President, Finance, Economics and Information Systems in Exploration & Production. In 2006, he became Senior Vice President, Strategy, Business Development and R&D in Exploration & Production. In 2012, he was appointed President, Refining & Chemicals and member of the Executive Committee. He is a graduate of École Polytechnique and an Engineer of the French Corps des Mines.
Wale Ajibade has served in various capacities within the Sahara Group, a leading international energy conglomerate for over twenty years.
He began his career with Sahara in Shipping, Operations & Logistics in 2000 in Lagos; Nigeria’s commercial capital. His purview expanded three years later when he was appointed Regional Head (West Africa) of Business Development for Sahara Energy Resource Ltd where he designed and executed the organization’s cross border expansion road map beyond Nigeria to provide oil & gas supply and logistics solutions to some of the region’s largest economies.
He became Managing Director of Sahara Trade West Africa in 2005 where he midwifed key public-private partnerships between the organization and its host governments in downstream and mid-stream operations. He led the establishment of business operations in East Africa, Southern Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia over the course of a decade.
He is currently an Executive Director at Sahara Group, contributing immensely to the continuing expansion and growth of the energy conglomerate whose operations have grown to over 38 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Ajibade holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.
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Uwem began his career at Schlumberger, holding multiple oilfield services operating roles, including wireline field engineer, petrophysicist and reservoir engineer.
Later he managed oilfield operations, covering Drilling, Wireline, Pressure Pumping, Completions and Well Testing across different geographies. He was promoted to increasingly more senior roles within Schlumberger, including regional operations, geosciences, digital, HR and product line management.
In January 2016, Uwem joined GE Oil and Gas as CEO of a global product company. In 2018, he was named one of the 300 most powerful executives in corporate America by Black Enterprise magazine.
Janssens and her team based in Luanda, have been particularly active at supporting the Oil and Gas Angolan actors in their digital transformation. The technology perspective is addressed with them but also IT governance and policy frameworks required to embrace new technologies such as cloud or AI.
She is a Belgian American Education Foundation (BAEF) fellow, holds an MBA from the Chicago Booth school of business and a commercial engineer master degree from the KUL (Leuven).
He previously served as the MEA headquarters lead, working with senior management in the business community to manage legal and commercial issues. Prior to this Dale led the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit in the region; a team of lawyers, investigators and technical analysts working to transform the fight against digital crime.
Jovita’s mantra is to provide the vision and the innovation necessary to identify and implement solutions in real time operations that pull together individual systems, repositories and operation centers to add value, efficiency and safety to downstream, mid-stream and upstream value chain. Jovita participated in creating the Microsoft Upstream Reference Architecture (MURA) and the Microsoft digital oilfield 4.0.
He is responsible for monitoring transportation of natural gas by gas pipelines and LNG carriers as well as storage of natural gas in GECF Member and Non-Member countries.
Specifically, he is involved in analyzing gas transportation costs, updating the GECF in-house shipping cost model, monitoring the latest developments in the gas transportation and storage industry, assessing gas transportation tariffs and evaluating investments costs associated with gas infrastructure.
Before joining the GECF Secretariat, Aydar Shakirov worked at the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Russian Embassies in Brazil and the U.S. as well as the Russian think tanks. He holds Ph.D. degree in International Economics.
For the last five years she has been immersed in the UK utility industry running gas and water & waste networks for National Grid and Severn Trent Water.
She has served on boards in both an Executive & Non Executive Director capacity including Severn Trent plc, Cookson Group plc, Alent plc and DCC plc. She is currently an advisor to the Singapore government Prime Minister’s office and sits on the advisory board of Oxford Science Innovation.
Fitzgerald holds a doctorate in Surface Chemistry from Oxford University and an MBA from Manchester Business School.
Tareq has nearly 25 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with domestic and international assignments for oil and gas projects. Prior to McDermott's combination with CB&I in 2018, he was CB&I's Group Vice President, Engineering and Construction International. Prior to joining CB&I in 2000, he worked with KBR for two years and Consolidated Contractors Company for seven years.
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Mr. Larson joined Oceaneering in May 2012 after 22 years with Baker Hughes, Inc., most recently as
President, Latin America.
Mr. Larson is on the Oceaneering Board of Directors and serves on the boards of Newpark Resources,
Inc., CanCare of Houston, American Petroleum Institute, Jones Partners, Petroleum Equipment Services
Association, and National Ocean Industries Association. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the
Rice University Professional Science Masters Program and is a member of the Society of Petroleum
Patriota and then moved to Lactiangol
as Deputy Director in 2007.
In 2008 he held the position of Technical of Sonangol EP, At Negotiation Directorate on the Department of Negotiations and Business Development (Local Content) up until 2013 as well as taking on the role of Coordinator of Sonangol EP to the Business Support Centre of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Angola (CAE) and implementation of local Content (2012 -2019).
Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in various fields including engineering support, operations management, major projects management, crude oil trading and strategic business planning.
In 2005, Hunter became Operations Manager for Esso Exploration and Production Norway AS in Stavanger, Norway where he was responsible for ExxonMobil's Norwegian North Sea operated production.
In 2008, Hunter became Global Planning & Commercial Manager in Houston.
In 2011, Hunter became the Deputy Production Manager for ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc and then in 2012 he was appointed Chairman of the ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia.
In 2014, Hunter was named Global Engineering Vice President for ExxonMobil Production Company.
In 2016, Hunter was named Regional Vice President – Europe/Caspian for ExxonMobil Production Company followed by Regional Vice President 2018.
Hunter was named Senior Vice President – Deepwater for ExxonMobil’s new Upstream Oil & Gas Company in April 2019.
Earlier in his career, Steve held various operations management and business development positions in France, Canada, Scotland and Nigeria. Steve joined Schlumberger in 1985 in as a field engineer in Drilling & Measurements operations in Trinidad & Tobago.
An engineering graduate with Honours from Imperial College, London, he previously held positions in Schlumberger, Statoil, Baker Hughes, Accenture and the Boston Consulting Group. Alexandre is a regular speaker at industry events, particularly in relation to national economic development, investment and leveraging natural resource wealth.
Mr. Rago joined Halliburton in 1985 and has held a variety of different leadership roles including most recently Landmark UK Country Manager. Prior roles have been working as part of Landmark operations management, account management, marketing and R&D from office locations in the UK, Egypt, and the U.S. He is based out of Halliburton's EESSA Headquarter Office in Chiswick, UK.
He was previously Managing Director of Eni Angola, Managing Director of Agip Caspian Sea and Agip KCO, in Kazakhstan. Before that, he held management positions in Egypt, Congo and Italy.
He has also been Chairman of ACEPA, the Association of Oil Exploration and Production Companies of Angola.
Mrs Hand has a background in political-military and multilateral issues, as well as trade and investment promotion. She has served as Director of UK Trade & Investment, Turkey and HM Consul-General in Istanbul; Director of Operations and HM Consul-General in Moscow; Political Adviser to the Commander of NATO's Joint Headquarters North; Deputy Head of the FCO's Non-Proliferation Department in London; HM Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus; and Head of the Sanctions Unit (then part of the United Nations Department) in the FCO in London.
In 2007 he received the Chevron Chairman’s Award for outstanding commitment, innovation and performance and a Certificate of Exploration Achievement. He also Co-chair the Technical Program for the DOWAC- Angola Deepwater International Conference & Exhibition, held in Luanda in October of 2007. In his spare time he enjoys being with family and friends.
Valery started his career as a middle distillates physical and derivative desk trading manager at Elf trading SA in 1991 before moving to Sempra Energy Trading SA as an Oil Product Manager. He has worked in several roles including as worldwide oil product manager, fund manager, senior trader and trading manager at world renowned oil and gas trading firms.
In the course of his career, Valery has managed trades of products with P & L’s in excess of $150million and facilitated trade transactions across all worldwide markets.
Valery is particularly committed to developing the potential of the African and global energy markets, giving back to sustainable development causes and fostering the campaign for access to clean and reliable energy.
Since joining Chevron in 1997, key roles have included: Operations Manager for Chevron's Southern Africa Strategic Business Unit; General Manager of the Onshore Europe business unit; Deputy Managing Director of Chevron's Eurasia business unit; Director of Operations in Bangladesh; and other roles in drilling and completions, engineering, major capital projects, and the Chevron Information Technology Company.
He has been extremely active with his Citi colleagues in advising on reference M&A transactions; recent transactions include advising Access Bank on its merger with Diamond bank in Nigeria, Liquid Telecom in the investment made by CDC (east and Southern Africa), Helios on HTN sale (Nigeria) , Brookside (Kenya), Lafarge Africa (Nigeria), AMCON/ Enterprise Bank, Kansai (Japan and East Africa) and TGI/CHI (Nigeria).
In the capital markets space, Miguel has been involved in most reference transactions in Africa such as: Bond deals for Liquid Telecom, IHS, Nigerian banks including Zenith, UBA, AFC and Access amongst many others; he has also been involved in some of the largest equity deals out of Sub-Saharan Africa such as the IPO´s of VIVO and ASA international in the London Stock Exchange in 2018 as well as many others over the last few years, including Atlas Mara, Seplat, Fairfax Africa and Unilever Nigeria.
Nuno has been heavily involved in international transactions for 18-plus years, handling corporate and commercial issues.
In Angola, Nuno has been involved in many major high-profile transactions, with a special emphasis on corporate and investment law for the following industry sectors: Corporate, banking, financing, energy, construction and real estate.
Paula joined Chevron’s subsidiary in Angola, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC), in 2004 as an Exploration Geologist in Luanda and later in Houston. Upon her return Luanda she took the role of Development Geophysicist for BBLT Deepwater Asset and was later appointed Earth Science Supervisor.
He has been responsible for leading the implementation of the Oil & Gas transformation in SSA, expanding the footprint outside traditional hubs of Nigeria & Angola into the Francophone countries in line with the overall corporate ambition of building a fullstream oilfield services and equipment.
In the last three year of his leadership, the BHGE Sub-Saharan business has diversified its customer base, expanded into new markets and supported the deployment of technology and improved operational performance.
Bethy is an expert in Oil and Gas Industry and is part of the Global PwC’s People & Organisation Oil&Gas practice. She has been leading several relevant project in this sector with the main Oil&Gas producers and service providers, covering all the human capital scope from models, processes to talent.
Pedro Ribeiro joined TOTAL in 1996 and assumed leadership positions in various fields such as: operations, engineering, projects, strategy and new businesses, assets managment, LNG, in Angola, France, Venezuela, United Kingdom, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Camaroon and Canada.
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Prior to forming Tsavo Oilfield Services in June 2017, Elizabeth was based in Nairobi, Kenya as the Regional Area Manager (EA) for Weatherford International (East Africa) as well as Country Manager (Kenya), Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Ethiopia. Elizabeth’s appointment to country and regional management was lauded in Waterford as historic being the first women in the Sub-Saharan Africa division.
Elizabeth is a society of Professional Engineers (SPE) Chairperson – Nairobi Section and active mentor to young professionals in the energy sector. She holds a BSc (Chemistry Minor) from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie University; both in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Born in Greece and raised in South Africa, Giokos has a decade's experience working across TV, radio, print and online media.
As a broadcaster she has interviewed a range of heads of state and business leaders, including South African President Jacob Zuma, former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Virgin founder Richard Branson, and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, amongst others.
Giokos began her career at CNBC Africa in 2005. She then became an anchor and correspondent at 24-hour news channel eNCA, covering business stories and breaking news -- including the killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius and the Westgate Mall attack.
She has reported from key global events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos and the United Nations General Assembly. She has chaired debates at the World Economic Forum, International Monetary Fund, African Finance Corporation and the Africa CEO Forum. She has also contributed regularly to South Africa's Mail and Guardian newspaper, worked as a motivational speaker at public schools, and trained aspiring journalism students.
Giokos has an Honors Degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Witwatersrand, and is an International Monetary Fund Fellow -- selected to join the programme in 2014.
His column ranges over business, investment, politics and economics. He joined the FT in 1990.
He has worked in London as an editor, in Chile and Argentina as a correspondent and covered the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
He is an award-winning columnist and author of two books, Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival (Penguin, 2014) and The Growth Delusion (Bloomsbury, 2018)
For almost 30 years his practice has covered a myriad of projects and transactions throughout the oil and gas value chain, including upstream developments, liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, regasification facility projects, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, farmins and farmouts, cross-border pipelines, etc.
He is frequently called upon to draft and negotiate a variety of oil & gas agreements, including concession contracts, production sharing agreements, participating agreements, JOAs, operating agreements, field unitization agreements, the full range of service contracts, FPSO contracts, pipeline transportation agreements, storage, gathering and interconnection agreements, engineering, construction and procurement agreements, and other documents that require wide-ranging multidisciplinary experience.
His clients include oil and gas producers, operators, drilling contractors and construction companies, large utilities, refineries, financial institutions, and a host of other businesses.
Angola Oil and Gas 2019 is brought to you by the following sponsors:
Registration and coffee breakSponsored by Equinor
Opening CeremonyCultural Moment
National Anthem sang by Miguel BuÍla
Welcome messageH.E. Diamantino Azevedo
Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of Angola
AnnouncementThe winner of the Construction Contract of the Gasoline Production Unit of the Luanda Refinery
Engr. Sebastião Pai Querido Gaspar Martins, CEO, Sonangol E.P
Celebration:Signing of the Partnership Agreement for the Construction of the Cabinda Refinery
Engr. Sebastião Pai Querido Gaspar Martins, CEO, Sonangol E.P.
Pre-Announcement:Of the Oil Blocks Licensing Round Tender
Engr. Paulino Jerónimo, CEO, ANPG
OPENING SPEECH OF THE HONORARY GUESTH.E. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço
President of the Republic of Angola and Holder of Executive Power
10:00 - 11:00
OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EXHIBITIONH.E. João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço
President of the Republic of Angola and Holder of Executive Power
11:00 - 12:10
Special Panel with Ministers:NEW GLOBAL DYNAMIC OF PETROLEUM AND GAS
Moderator: Eleni Giokos, Africa Correspondent, CNN Business
Message by the Organizers of the Event
Africa Oil & Power, Guillaume Doane, CEO
INVITED FOREIGN MINISTERS PRESENTATIONS Round Table:H.E. Diamantino Pedro Azevedo
Minister of Natural Resources and Petroleum, Republic of Angola
H.E. Ezekiel L Gatkuoth
Minister of Petroleum, Republic of South Sudan
H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Republic of Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Foumakoye Gado
Minister of Petroleum, Republic of Niger
H.E. Osvaldo Abreu Minister of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural
Resources and the Environment, São Tomé and Príncipe
H.E. Sun Xiansheng
General Secretary, International Energy Forum
12:10 - 12:20
PANEL FOR CEOS OF INTERNATIONAL OIL CORPORATIONSMr. Patrick Pouyanné, President & CEO, Total
12:20 - 12:30
Keynote Presentation:Hunter Farris, Senior VP Upstream
Oil & Gas Deepwater, ExxonMobil
12:30 - 13:20
LunchSponsored by Chevron
13:20 - 14:20
Panel: NEW STRUCTURE OF THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR IN ANGOLAModerator: Dr. Agostinho Miranda, Founding Partner, Miranda Law Alliance
Eng. Paulino JerÛnimo, CEO, ANPG
Eng. Manuel Albino Ferreira, General Manager,
Instituto Regulador dos Derivados de PetrÛleo
Eng. Sebasti„o Pai Querido Gaspar Martins, CEO, Sonangol E.P.
14:30 - 15:00
NATIONAL AGENCY OF PETROLEUM, GAS AND BIOFUELS STRATEGY/ANPG ATTRIBUTIONSNEXT AUCTIONS OF OIL BLOCKS
Auction process, legislation and financial model
Exploration, development and production opportunities
New Basins - opportunities in the Kwanza, Benguela and Cunene basins
15:00 - 16:00
Panel: RESTRUCTURING AND REMODELING OF UPSTREAM ANGOLA (PART 1) PROJECTS AND PRODUCTION POTENTIALSponsored by Schlumberger
Moderador: NJ Ayuk, Chairman, Africa Energy Chamber
Eng. Sebastião Pai Querido Gaspar Martins, CEO, Sonangol E.P.
Stephen Willis, Regional President, BP Angola & President ACEPA
Guido Brusco, Executive VP Sub-Saharan Africa, ENI
Carri Lockhart, Senior VP for Portfolio and Partner Operated Assets, Equinor
Derek Magness, Executive Manager, Strategic Business Unit Southern Africa, Chevron
Pedro Ribeiro, Deputy General Manager, Total Angola
André Kostelnik, General Manager, ExxonMobil Angola
16:00 - 16:30
Networking Coffee BreakSponsored by Equinor
16:30 - 17:30
Panel: CREATING A COMPETITIVE INDUSTRY: FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGY AND EFFICIENT PROCUREMENTModerator: David Pilling, Africa Editor, Financial Times
Mutombo Dondo, Block 17 Director, Total
Roderick Larson, President & CEO, Oceaneering
Ado Oseragbaje, VP Sub-Saharan Africa, BHGE,
Tareq F. Kawash, Senior VP Europe, Africa, Russia and the Caspian, McDermott
Gino Thielens, Vice President, Engineering and Technology, Schulmberger,
Gregg Rago, Regional Director Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, Halliburton
17:30 - 18:00
RESTRUCTURING PROCESS (REGENERATION) OF SONANGOL E.P.Privatization and subsidiaries sale - opportunities for JVs and M&A
Opportunities for exploration, development and production with Sonangol E.P.
Infrastructure and Investment Opportunities
19:30 - 21:30
GALA DINNER FOR VIPS AND SPONSORSSponsored by Sonangol
08:00 – 09:00
Registration and CoffeeSponsored by Somoil
09:00 – 09:45
Presentation: FINANCIAL AND CURRENCY EXCHANGE SECTORH.E. Augusto Archer Mangueira
Minister of Finance, Republic of Angola
H.E. José de Lima Massano
Governor, National Bank of Angola
09:45 - 10:45
Panel: THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE PETROLEUM AND GAS SECTORKeynote Presentation: Jessica Hand, British Ambassador to Angola
Keynote Speaker: Pam Darwin, VP - Africa, ExxonMobil
Moderator: Elizabeth Rogo, CEO, Tsavo Oilfield Services
Laurinda Ferreira, General Secretary, Total
Laurence Janssens, Country Manager for Southern Africa, Microsoft Corporation
Paula Ganga, Development Supervisor, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited
Telma Inglês, Executive Director, Angola LNG Limited
Maria da Cruz, President & CEO, U.S. - Angola Chamber of Commerce (USACC)
10:45 - 11:05
Final NegotiationsSigning of MoUs, Agreements and Contracts
11:05 - 11:30
Networking Coffee BreakSponsored by Somoil
11:30 - 12:30
Panel: NEW APPROACHES TO ANGOLAíS OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY GAS MONETIZATION AND DOWNSTREAM DIVERSIFICATIONKeynote Presentation: Wale Ajibade, Executive Director, Sahara Group
Moderator: Jude Kearney, Administrative Co-Director/Co-Founder,
Sovereign Energy Group
Valery Guillebon, CEO, Sahara Energy International
Emma Fitzgerald, CEO, Puma Energy
Aydar Shakirov, Gas Transport and Stocking Analyst, GECF
Engr. Belarmino Chitangueleca, ANPG
Engr. Jorge Vinhas, Administrator, Sonangol E.P.
12:30 – 13:30
LunchSponsored by eni
13:30 - 14:30
Panel: FINANCING AND INVESTING IN A DYNAMIC ECONOMYModerator: Eklavya Gupte, Senior Editor Europe and Africa, Platts
Dumilde Rangel, Director of the Oil Department, Banco BIC
Helder Aguiar, Executive Director, Banco Angolano de Investimentos
Humphrey Nwugo, Regional COO, Southern Africa Afreximbank
Paul Eardley-Taylor, Oil & Gas Coverage, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
Martin Hercules, Senior Representative, Commerzbank AG
Nuno de Miranda Catanas, Founding Partner, MC Jurist
Miguel Azevedo, Managing Director - Head of Investment Banking, Middle East
and Africa, Citigroup
14:30 - 15:30
Panel: RESTRUCTURING AND REMODELING OF UPSTREAM ANGOLA (PART 2)NEW EXPLORATION, MARGINAL FIELDS AND THE WAY TO CREATE A COMPETITIVE,
PROFITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE OIL INDUSTRY
Keynote Presentation: Dr. Lago de Carvalho, CEO, NALCO and Octomar
Moderator: Rui Amendoeira, Partner RLA Advogados
Tim O'Hanlon, VP of Exploration, Tullow Oil
Nelson Pacavira, CEO, Somoil
Per Johan Bugge, Commercial Director, Equinor
Chief Tunde Joseph Afolabi, CEO, Amni International
Pedro Ribeiro, Deputy General Manager, Total Angola
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Coffee BreakSponsored by Somoil
16:00 - 16:20
IRDP Presentation:INVESTING IN THE ANGOLAN DOWNSTREAM SECTOR
General Management, IRDP
16:20 - 17:20
Panel: LOCAL CONTENT (PART 1) - LESSONS LEARNT FROM AFRICA AND THE WORLDKeynote Presentation: NJ Ayuk, CEO, African Energy Chamber
Moderator: Guillaume Doane, CEO, Africa Oil & Power
Sérgio Pugliese, President for Angola, African Energy Chamber
Job Contreiras de Sá Vasconcelos, General Coordinator, Centro de Apoio Empresarial
Alexandre Oliveira, Emerging Markets Oil & Gas Leader, EY Angola
Valter Escorcio, Angola Sales Director, BHGE
17:20 - 18:20
Panel: LOCAL CONTENT (PART 2) - TRANSFER OF KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGYKeynote Presentation: Dr. Chindalena Lourenço, Senior Partner, Miranda Law
Moderator: Carlos Rosado de Carvalho, Journalist
Apresentação: Mário Botelho de Vasconcelos, General Director, INP
Domingos Francisco, National Director for Promotion of Staff and Value Chain
Horácio Fortunato, President, Angolan Geoscience and Oil Activity Support
Stephen Ryan Apps, CTO Southern Africa Business Unit, Huawei Enterprise
Bethy T. Larsen, Partner, PwC
Antonio Vieira, Independent
18:20 - 18:30
CONFERENCE CLOSINGH.E. Diamantino Azevedo
Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of Angola
08:00 - 09:00
INVESTOR BREAKFASTWITH H.E. DIAMANTINO PEDRO AZEVEDO, MINISTER OF
NATURAL RESOURCES AND PETROLEUM OF ANGOLA
09:00 - 11:30
Angola Oil & Gas introduces a morning of meetings of experts in the industry- covering different themes that will bring about a more in-depth, practical and technical
knowledge about the development of the Angolan oil and gas industry. Participate in our special day of workshops and presentations listed below:
09:00 - 10:30
Microsoft Corporation: Digitally Transforming the Angolan Oil and Gas Sector - a Microsoft Perspective
10:30 - 10:40
10:40 - 11:10
Huawei:ICT Drives Oil & Gas Digital Transformation
11:10 - 11:20
11:20 - 11:50
The Society of Petroleum Engineers
11:50 - 12:00
Closing of the Exhibition and Final SpeechesMr. Guillaume Doane, CEO, Africa Oil & Power
09:00 - 09:40
Administração Geral Tributária: VAT in the Oil Sector
09:40 - 09:50
09:50 - 10:30
Centro de Apoio Empresarial(CAE): SMEs Hiring in the Oil Sector
10:30 - 10:40
10:40 - 11:50
PwC: The Angola Regulatory and Tax Framework
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