12 March 2018 - 13 March 2018 at Maputo, Mozambique

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Day 1
Day 2

Mozambique Assembly
March 12 - 13th 2018

Day 1: March 12

08:00AM - Registration Opens and Networking Coffee
09:00AM - Welcome Address
  • Iain Pitt, CEO, Energy Council / Getenergy Events 
09:05AM - Introduction of HE Excellency President Filipe Nyusi 
  • Jorge Nhambiu, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education 
09:10AM - Presidential Address 
  • His Excellency President Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique 

 - 09:30 Assembly Participants Photograph with HE Excellency President Filipe Nyusi - 

09:45 - Opening Plenary: Outlining opportunities for investment, restoring confidence in the economy and creating shared value from Mozambiques energy industry 
  • Outlining the Government of Mozambique's priorities for developing the nations hydrocarbon sector and related industries and encouraging investment
  • Future investment opportunities across the hydrocarbon, infrastructure and education industries, including new bidding rounds: An invitation to national and international partners new and old 
  • What role does the nation's energy sector play in Mozambique's National Development Strategy? Discussing an increased focus on gas to power and renewables alongside oil & gas
  • Responsible resource management - how the Government of Mozambique is ensuring that development takes place sustainably and meets national content targets 


  • Ari Aisen, Regional Representative, IMF
  • Carlos Zacarias, Chairman, INP (Mozambique) 
  • Jorge Nhambiu, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education 
  • Omar Mitha, CEO, ENH
10:45 - Networking Coffee

11:40 - Ambassador Address:

  • Ambassador Dean Pittman, Ambassador, US Embassy Mozambique
11:45 - Mozambique's national content strategy: Forming a clear path towards localisation
  • How is the government of Mozambique approaching national content delivery and supporting private sector implimentation?
  • From planning to action: What are the immediate steps to be taken to realise national content targets as projects come on line?
  • The need for close coordination across existing skills development initiatives among oil & gas and other industries: Indentifying transferable skills for a joined up approach
  • Opportunities for backward and forward linkages from mega projects and how to achieve higher multiples of indirect jobs 
  • Optimising labour laws to support technology transfer and build local enterprise capacity 


  • Florival Mucave,
  • Gilberto Botas, Chairman, ANEP
  • Dr Vasco Correia Nhabinde, DIrector, National Content Policy, Ministry of Economy & Finance 
12:30 - Charting the current status of projects: Progress and milestones over the next 12 months 
  • Latest developments with the Eni Coral South project post-FID
  • Future milestones for Area 1: What are the key priorities for reaching FID?
  • Presentaiton of Anadarko's field Development Plan for Area 1


  • Jos Evans, Lead Country Manager, ExxonMobil Mocambique, Limitada 

13:15 - Networking Lunch 

14:15 - Ambassador Address:

  • Ambassador Anne Lene Dale, Norwegian Embassy, Mozambique 
14:20 - Mozambique's Vision for Gas and Power: Ensuring profitibility and access in the current global market  
  • Impact of global LNG Pricing on Mozambique and future export plans 
  • How to monetise LNG projects and understand the priorities of the Mozambique Gas Master Plan
  • Requirements for the domestic market share and regional aspirations - matching production and supply with the needs downstream sector 
  • Implications for EDM's Integrated Electricity Master Plan and the planned energy mix for 2019 - 2042 for the gas and power sectors  
  • Spotlight on national power generation projects including the 400MW Temane CCG 


  • Paul Eardly-Taylor, Oil & Gas Coverage South & Southern Africa, Standard Bank
15:05 - Networking Coffee

Field Ready Alliance Mozambique Workshop (Invite Only)
: This meeting is for Corporate and Government Members of the Field Ready Alliance Mozambique.

  • Gilberto Botas, Chairman, ANEP (Meeting Chairman) 
16:10 - 16:55pm - The full picture of investment opportunities in energy infrastructure, transport and logistics: Portfolio diversification and prospects for returns 
  • What are the necessary steps for creating an enabling business environment and fiscal regime for investors?
  • The need for infrastructure financing and subsequent opportunities for international investors 
  • An overview of the major infrastructure, transport and logistics, and communication projects linked to the energy sector. 
  • Understanding the importance of creating shared value in the economy through investment in education and skills 
  • Attaining closer cooperation across industries for national skills and workforce development for a more efficient and long term solution to local content 


  • Antonio Saide, CEO, FUNAE
  • Ed Stumpf, Investment Director, AIIM
  • Egideo Leite, Founder, Mozambique Investment Fund
17:00 - Close of Day One 
17:00 - Drinks Reception 

Mozambique Assembly 
March 12- 13th 2018

Day 2: March 13

08:00 - Registration and Networking Coffee
08:45 - The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration: Opportunities for local and international businesses 
  • The importance of international partnerships and regional collaboration for continued investment, project development and knowledge transfer: The role of partnerships with countries such as Angola and South Africa ain developing Mozambiques energy sector 
  • In which sectors is international help needed to support the development of Mozambique's energy sector? 
  • The need for strategic regional planning and cooperation in monetising gas 


  • Kishan Pillay, Head of O&G, DTI, South Africa
  • Willem Theron, Expert Advisor Commerical & Electrical Trading: Southern, Eastern Africa and South East Asia Power & Energy Sector

09:30 - Project financing options for LNG, power and infrastructure projects in Mozambique: Perspectives from Investors and Financiers 
  • The current funding environment for companies and projects in Mozambique 
  • Insights from Coral South as the worlds first Project Finance arranged for a liquefacation floater  
  • How are banks responding with funding options across the LNG, gas and infrastructure industries? 


  • Jacob Flewelling, Africa Business Development Manager, USTDA 
  • Lisa Pinsley, Director Energy, Actis
  • Marcel Bruhwiler, Principal Investment Officer, IFC
10:15 - Networking Coffee Break
11:15 - Mapping out the skills needs across the lifecycle of projects: What already exists? What is needed? 
  • Forming a clear picture in numbers of the national skills requirements across the lifecycle of projects 
  • Solutions for scaling up and accelerating skills development to meet national content targets 
  • Importance of strategic planning when several projects come online at the same time 
  • Outlining expectations and fears of employers: What makes a person employable? Where are the risks? 


  • Victor Tivane, Head of Local Content, ENH
12:00 - Developing Local entrepreneurs and supply chains: Building awareness, access to information and finance solutions  
  • Restoring the SME sector after the financial crisis: readjusting the regulatory environment and cost of doing business 
  • Identifying key target sectors for local entrepreneurs and enterprises to engage in the oil/gas supply chain 
  • Understanding the gaps and areas for investment to support local businesses in meeting internationa standards and requirememts 
  • Bridging the information gap between local businesses, entrepreneurs: How can the finance community, IOC's and government support? 
  • Building confidence and maintaining a market for specialised SME's 


  • Dr Freidrich Kaufmann, Representative, German - Mozambican Representative Office Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
  • Jaime Comiche, Head of Operations, Mozambique UNIDO
12:45 - Networking Lunch

13:45 -  Advancing Technologies: How Investments and Innovations are changing the Mozambican energy sector 

  • Learnings from Mozambique's three operating gas fired power plants and expectations for Maputo's first gas fired combined cycle power plant
  • Gas and LNG technologies that are shaping, and will shape, the future of the Mozambique gas sector
  • How can local content requirements advance the implimentation of new technologies in Mozambique?
  • Status of small renewable energy projects portfolio offered to foreign investors in September 2017 - progress towards the $500 million investment goal  


  • Erik Wandrag, Senior Transaction Advisor, Power Africa 

14:30 - Networking coffee break

15:15 - Meeting demand for national trainers and the role of local institutions: How to attract and retain talent 
  • Understanding the current capacity of national universities and technical institutions to train nationals across the full spectrum of required skills 
  • Outlining the current demand for trainers and strategies to attract and retain talent into the technical institutions 
  • How can IOC's and contractors support faculty development?
  • Opportunities for partnerships with international education and training institutions 
  • An update on the newly established centre of Excellence. What role will it play in the skills development agenda?


  • Alexandre Ali, Dean of Engineering, UEM
  • Anastacio Chembeze, Director General, IFPELACP
  • Elidio Silva, Director Programmes, Unilurio
  • Luis Lucas, Centre Director, Oil & Gas Centre of Excellence 
  • Narciso Matos, Rector, Universidade Politecnica
16:00 - Close of the Mozambique Assembly

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