AIX: Gas 2018

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Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Gas

Developing partnerships along the gas value chain

London, 11-12 April 2018


Now in its fourth year, the meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule and 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.

Limited to 150 participants and structured around interactive panel-led sessions, AIX: Gas offers a unique opportunity to engage with a range of stakeholders along the African gas value chain in a right-sized forum.

Download the 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:

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
Tarik Hamane, Executive Director and Advisor to the Chairman, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
Jay Bhattacherjee, Chief Executive Officer, Aminex
Oliver Quinn, Director – Exploration and Africa, Ophir Energy
Paul Eardley-Taylor,  Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
John Smelcer, Partner, Webber Wentzel
Ezekiel Adesina, Senior Business and Strategy Analyst, Nigeria LNG
Pierre Raillard, Director Africa, OneLNG
Brian O’Hanlon, Director of Business Development, Global Energy Group, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Steve Brann, Senior Investment Manager, Vitol
Roland Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, Gasfin Development
JP Sweny, Counsel, Latham & Watkins

How to register

There is a 25% discount which runs until 22 December.
Price payable: £1,275 plus VAT (full price £1,700 plus VAT)

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

“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 and will come back next year for sure.”
Etienne Bourguignon, Commercial Manager Sales for West and Central Africa, Siemens Power & Gas