AIX: Gas 2018

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Africa Investment Exchange: Gas

Developing partnerships along the gas value chain

London, 11-12 April 2018


Now in its fourth year, AIX: Gas brings upstream players together with senior officials, power sector and downstream developers and investors to help develop and strengthen partnerships along the African gas value chain.

Sponsored by Actis, Azura Power and Watson Farley & Williams, the meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule and structured around interactive panel-led sessions to encourage an open debate.

More than 100 people have already registered – see below for how to secure your participation.

Download the full AIX: Gas 2018 agenda

Agenda highlights

  • Separate streams focused on developments in West Africa (with a focus on Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana), Central Africa (Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea) and East and Southern Africa.
  • Financing along the value chain – examining the issues surrounding the financing of GTP, LNG and upstream projects, including progress of O&G projects towards FID, lessons from successful FID decisions and the potential for stronger partnerships and co-operation along the value chain.
  • Gas to market – Project stakeholders from Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana discuss the challenges of developing an indigenous gas industry that serves both African and international markets.
  • Africa Gas Outlook – highlighting key trends, with expert analysis and data from African Energy Live Data.
  • Building an LNG value chain – focusing on, the prospects and competitiveness of African LNG amid growing global supply availability, FLNG, FSRU, onshore projects and the complexity of the LNG to power value chain.
  • The potential for working with ‘new’ investor classes – From the European Commission and African Development Bank to upstream operators, gas industry investors are looking to tap into new sources of private capital to finance the take-off African energy industries need.
  • AfricaHardball – Political issues that weigh on Africa’s gas industries.

Panellists include:

Karén Breytenbach, Head, IPP Office, South Africa
Sam Aiboni, Legal Advisor, Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria
Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
Kishan Pillay, Director of Oil & Gas: Industrial Development Division, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa
Victor Tivane, Director of Local Content, ENH, Mozambique
Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy Namibia
Ketsela Tadesse, Head of Petroleum Licensing, Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ethiopia
Chiedu Ugbo, MD and CEO, Niger Delta Power Holding Company
Audrey Joe-Ezigbo, Co-founder and Executive Director, Falcon Corporation
Tarik Hamane, Executive Director and Advisor to the Chairman, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
Helen Tarnoy, Managing Director, Aldwych International
Vincas Snipas, Managing Director, Whitehall & Company
Jay Bhattacherjee, Chief Executive Officer, Aminex
Oliver Quinn, Director – Exploration and Africa, Ophir Energy
Olusola Lawson, Regional Director, West Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
Paul Eardley-Taylor,  Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
Pierre Raillard, Director Africa, OneLNG
Brian O’Hanlon, Director of Business Development, Global Energy Group, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

More than 42 panellists have confirmed- see the full list

How to register

There is a 10% discount which runs until 29 March.
Price payable: £1,530 plus VAT (full price £1,700 plus VAT)

Book online or email Lauren Andrews for an invoice. Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667.

Additional discounts are available if you are thinking of sending more than one delegate.

Participants include

Government officials, NOCs and utilities
Department of Trade & Industry South Africa
IPP Office, South Africa
ENH, Mozambique
Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria
Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ethiopia
Ministry of Mines and Energy Namibia
Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
Niger Delta Power Holding Company
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Finance and investment
Actis, Africa Bridge Capital Management, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), CDC Group, IFC, Jiva Capital, Kapok Capital, Nedbank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Pembani Remgro, Power Africa, Rand Merchant Bank, Standard Bank, Whitehall & Company

Power sector developers
Aldwych International, Cummins, Azura Power Holdings, Clarke Energy, Impala Energy, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa, Wartsila

Oil and gas project developers
Aminex, Angola LNG, Bowleven, BWSC, Cheniere Energy, Engie, Eni, Falcon Corporation, Gasfin Development, Glencore UK, Höegh LNG, Modec, Monetizing Gas Africa, Nigeria LNG, Neoleum, OneLNG, SCDM Energy, Seven Energy, Shell, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, Stolt‑Nielsen Gas, Total, Victoria Oil and Gas, Vitol, Wison Offshore & Marine, Woodside Energy

Professional services
Africa Energy Study Group, Clyde & Co, Control Risks, Cross-border Information (CbI), Gas Strategies, Herbert Smith Freehills, IPA Advisory, Latham & Watkins, SLR Consulting, The Energy Contract Company, Watson Farley & Williams, Webber Wentzel, White & Case

“I must tell you that I found that AIX: Gas was again excellent, very well prepared and nicely conducted. The quality of guests, panellists and discussions were awesome. I truly appreciated it.”
Etienne Bourguignon, Commercial Manager Sales for West and Central Africa, Siemens Power & Gas

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