7.00am-8.00am: Registration Opens & Networking Coffee & Breakfast
8.00am-9.15am: Opening Ministerial Keynote Address
9.15am-10.00am: Networking Coffee Break
10.00am-11.00am: A Review: What is the Current Climate for Investment, Exploration & Production in Nigeria?
- What are the strategies for IOC's and Mid-Caps in Nigeria for the next 12-18 months?
- How are independents commercialising their small scale production and ensuring its profitability in the new normal low oil price?
- How have OFS renegotiated their position in the low oil price environment?
- Will the examples of OFS becoming JV partners continue to increase and develop into a new key role for OFS?
- In what ways can regional and international collaboration between governments and NOC's improve the investment prospect of the NIgerian Oil and Gas industry?
- What impression do international investors and financiers have of NIgeria as a place to invest and do business?
11.00am-11.45am: Networking Coffee Break
11.45am-13:00pm: A View from the Outside: What is the Appetite for International Investment into the Nigerian Oil & Gas Sector?
- How do International investors and banks view the current status of the Nigerian oil and gas industry as a prospect for investment?
- Has the low oil price caused investors to divest funding away from oil and gas projects? If so what alternative areas are investors considering?
- The development of traders as the new financiers: Why have we seen traders increasingly entering the market as equity participants and assett owners?
- In what ways are the IOC's helping make the sector in NIgeria a better investment prospect?
- How have some indigenous oil and gas companies remained successfull incestment prospects?
- How can international investors help in building local capacity in NIgeria to attract funding for new oil and gas projects and to upgrade infrastructure in-country?
13:00pm-14:30pm: Networking Lunch Break
14:30pm-15:15pm: A Briefing from the Legislators: What are the Aims & Desired Impact of the PIGB?
- What is the timeline for passing the entirety of PIGB?
- As part of passing PIGB, will there be a renegotiation of fiscal terms for oil and gas companies?
- To what extent will the PIGB address issues for the gas market including supply and pricing?
- Will the PIGB increase the productivity of assets by encouraging them to be sold or used?
- What lessons have to be learnt and implimented in the PIGB from other examples of governance internationally?
- In what ways will the PIGB increase transpacency in the industry?
- How will legislators ensure that the aims of the PIGB are fulfilled in the long-term?Will the PIGB ensure tenure protection for top oil and gas executives and shield the industry from undue political interferences?
15.15pm-16.00pm: PIGB: Reactions from Industry
- Does the PIGB give investors an increased confidence to invest in the NIgerian oil and gas sector?
- How do IOC's view the PIGB and its potential impact?
- Do indigenous independents beleive the PIGB will strenghten their prospect for investment?
- What impact do OFS beleive the PIGB will have on their role in the NIgerian oil and gas industry?
- Is the PIGB stringent enough to have a meaningful impact on the market?
16.00pm-16:30pm: Networking Coffee Break
16.30pm-17.30pm: Bridging the Gap: How do Oil & Gas companies and local banks secure international investment?
- How can local banks bridge the compliance gap between themselves and international financiers?
- What corporate governance do NIgerian OIl and Gas companies need impliment to secure international investment?
- What policies is the Nigerian Central Bank implimenting to help converge the FX rates?
- How can the government bolster local banks credibility and help reduce interest rates?
- How can oil and gas companies utilise capital markets to secure international funding?
- What role have traders played in increasing the liquidity for projects?
- How can local and international banks collaborate to establish a financial institution for oil and gas infrastructure development in NIgeria?
17.30pm-19.00pm: Close of Day 1 & Networking Drinks Reception
07.00am-08:00am: Registration Opens & Networking Coffee & Breakfast
08:00am-09:30am: The New Price Normal: Collaboration to Ensure Efficiency & Profitability
- What are the key strategies for making production of Nigerian crude profitable in the $50 barrel environment?
- What is the impact of OFS becoming JV partners and asset owners on the rest of the value chain? Is this a long term strategy and permanent additional role for OFS?
- How are junior producers maintaining profitability of their smaller scale production?
- What knowledge can the IOC's and mid-caps share about commercialising production on the smaller scale?
- Key case studies and examples of collaboration creating better efficiency thus profitibility
09:30am-10:15am: Networking Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am: Gas to Power: Overcoming the Challenges Still Restricting the Market
- What are the major hurdles facing the gas to power market? If the solutions are known, why havent they been implimented?
- Does the insecurity of payment at the point of supply reduce the investor interest earlier in the value chain?
- What impact will the PIGB and the National Gas Policy have on the gas to power market?
- What lessons can be learnt from successfull gas to power markets in other countries?
- Input and analysis optimising power sector value chain pricing and economics. What is its impact on GTP projects?
11:15pm-12:00pm: Networking Coffee Break
12:00pm-13:00pm: Finding the Financing for Junior Producers
- Alternative financing: how can junior producers utilise capital markets to raise funding?
- How can junior producers unlock the funding and capital that traders can provide?
- Overcoming the challenge of a lack of dinancial history and key strategies for improving the balance sheet of junior producers
- How can junior producers collaborate with other stakeholders to give investors the confidence to invest?
- Key success stories and case studies of junior producers securing international financing through non-traditional methods
13:00pm-14:30pm: Networking Lunch Break
14:30pm-15:30pm: Modular refineries: What Prospect Do They Post for INvestors & What is the Implication for the Upstream Sector?
- What is the value proposition of a modular refinery to investors? How can it be exploited to its fullest potential?
- To what extent do modular refineries boost the value proposition of the local based upstream?
- How to secure funding for early stage development for modular refineries
- Who should mid-wife the emergence of modular refineries in Nigeria?
What are the modular refineries efficacy in comparison to mega-refineries in resolving national energy challenges?
- How can developers of modular refineries build successful working relationship with E&P's to secure feedstock?
Close of Day 2 & Close of the Assembly
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