17 January 2017 - 18 January 2017 at InterContinental, Lagos, Nigeria
2016 West Africa Energy Assembly

350+ Senior executives from the E&P, energy, finance, investment and infrastructure sectors meet to explore the opportunities in and around the region.

A Major International Energy Investment Forum for West Africa

Some 300 senior executives from a dozen countries attended the inaugural West Africa Assembly in December 2015 for two days of closed-door discussions, networking, hospitality, and business development.

If you are an executive working in West Africa’s upstream, midstream/LNG, downstream, offshore, commodity trading, finance, investment and petroleum services sectors, or looking to access the West African marketplace, this Assembly remains a must attend event for thought leadership, market insight and high-end C-level networking.

Why West Africa?
The Oil & Gas Council was born in Africa, founded jointly in Cape Town and London.  We are excited to host a major international forum for the West African Oil & Gas and wider energy and infrastructure industries. Why?

  • Some of the biggest hydrocarbon finds in recent years have been in West Africa.
  • From the Supermajors to the Minnows and every size in between, there are opportunities to invest, explore, develop, and make money.
  • Something for everyone: Proven fields, marginal fields, deepwater, ultra deepwater, ‘elephant hunting’, in countries each with different regulatory regimes and business environments.
  • Opportunities abound in Gas to Power, infrastructure development, pipelines and transportation, and refining.

The West Africa Assembly Value Proposition:
We offer you the chance to meet dozens of CEOs and top executives from around the region in one single place – whether you are looking for farm in partners, farm out partners, capital investment, financing, advisory work, business partners, or simply to learn about the opportunities in the sector and expand your business network, the West Africa Energy Assembly is designed to deliver it all.
   
Contact drake.lawhead@oilcouncil.com  for information on sponsoring and speaking at the Assembly in 2016.

Testimonials from 2015 Speakers, Partners and Delegates:

“This is a serious, focused and frank event where conclusions can be expected to reach decision makers”
Ayo Ajose-Adeogun, Chief Strategy Officer, Oando PLC
"I was impressed with the turn out of the conference by industry leaders from the energy companies, investment banks and the specialist energy law firms, one could almost start and close all aspect of an oil and gas deal in the room . For a first time event in a down market that is impressive. The engagement between speakers and the listening crowd was quite interactive."
Dr. Ladi Bada, Managing Director/CEO, Shoreline Natural Resources Ltd

"As ever the Oil Council lead West Africa Energy Assembly attracted key players and decision makers in the industry, who engaged in the sort of frank and open discussions that lead to positive change - well done to all you helped organised this important event"
Dr. Amy Jadesimi
, Managing Director, LADOL

"The event was able to attract big names in Nigeria's oil industry as well as from other countries in the region. A valuable event for anyone interested in West Africa's oil sector"
Wole Famurewa
, Markets Editor, West Africa, CNBC Africa
The Oil & Gas Council is an effective way to review industry concerns and potential solutions. It is also a strong learning forum for industry stakeholders. Very encouraging.
Ken Etete, CEO, Century Energy Services International
"The Oil and Gas council's West Africa Assembly 2015 was a meeting of leading industry players and professionals. An invaluable networking experience.
Days Idowu
, Partner, Olajide Oyewole LLP
A few of our 2015 Speakers
  • H.E Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
    Minister of Energy
    Republic of EQUATORIAL GUINEA
  • H.E. Jean-Marc Thystère Tchicaya
    Minister of Hydrocarbons
    Republic of Congo
  • Jean Biandja
    Minister and Adviser to the Presidency of the Republic For Mines, Petroleum, Energy & Hydropower
    Central African Republic
  • Kola Karim
    CEO
    Shoreline Energy International
  • Osagie Okunbor
    Managing Director
    Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigeria
  • Wale Tinubu
    Group Chief Executive
    Oando PLC

Upcoming Events

6 September 2016
China World Summit Hotel, No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, 100004, China
6 September 2016
China World Summit Hotel, No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, 100004, China
13 October 2016
Hotel Derek, Houston, TX, USA
29 November 2016
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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