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AIX: Gas 2017

5-6 April 2017

Africa Investment Exchange: Gas 2017

Developing partnerships along the gas value chain

5-6 April 2017, London

More than 100 senior executives from leading investors, project developers and other stakeholders participated at our Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting in London on 5-6 April 2017.

Sponsored by Actis, Azura Power Holdings and Globeleq  and co-produced by CbI’s African Energy, AIX: Gas 2017 focused on bringing upstream and LNG players together with power sector and downstream developers and investors for a frank discussion of project opportunities and investment issues affecting all stakeholders across the gas sector.

Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule and are structured around interactive panel-led sessions.

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Officials and regional bodies

  • Dafe Akpeneye, Commisioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Benjamim Chilengue, Vice-President, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), Mozambique
  • Sandra Coetzee, Strategy, Risk and Combined Assurance, IPP Office, South Africa
  • Cephas Galley, Director of Legal Services, Electricity Company of Ghana
  • Tarik Hamane, Director of Power Generation Projects and Programme, Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE), Morocco
  • Kishan Pillay, Director: Up- and Midstream Oil & Gas, Industrial Development Division, Department of Trade & Industry, South Africa

Oil and gas project developers

  • Ezekiel Adesina, Senior Business and Strategy Analyst, Nigeria LNG
  • Jay Bhattacherjee, Chief Executive Officer, Aminex
  • Rogers Beall, Executive Chairman, Fortesa International
  • Steve Brann, Senior Investment Manager, Vitol
  • Geoff Bury, Managing Director, Wentworth Resources
  • Kevin Foo, Chairman, Victoria Oil & Gas
  • Blaine Karst, Chief Financial Officer, Orca Exploration
  • Deepak Khilnani, Chairman, Powergas Africa
  • Steve Lowden, Chief Executive Officer, NewAge
  • Oliver Quinn, Director – Africa and Global New Ventures, Ophir Energy
  • Patrick Rutabanzibwa, Country Chairman, PanAfrican Energy

Power developers

  • Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Energy Group
  • Alex Douglas, Head of Business Development Western Africa, Globeleq
  • Jonathan Hoffman, Head of Southern African Business Development, Globeleq
  • Crispin Holliday, Commercial Director, Aldwych International
  • Oti Ikomi, Chief Executive Officer, Proton Energy
  • Alan Muir, Managing Director, Azura Power
  • Michael Ozersky, Head of Project Finance, Globeleq

Finance and investment

  • Tiago Almeida, Senior Transactor – Investment Banking, Infrastructure Finance, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Brandon Bowen, Director, Fieldstone Africa
  • Paul Eardley-Taylor, Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
  • Olusola Lawson, Regional Director, West Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • Brian O’Hanlon, Director of Business Development, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Minesh Mashru, Managing Partner, OM Capital
  • Erik Wandrag, Senior Transaction Advisor, Power Africa

Professional services

  • Etienne Bourguignon, Commercial Manager Sales for West and Central Africa, Siemens Power & Gas
  • David Drury, Managing Consultant, Gas Strategies
  • Jennifer Gladstone, Partner, Trinity International
  • Antony Goldman, Oil & Gas Analyst
  • John Hamilton, Director, Cross-border Information
  • Steve Husbands, Principal Commercial Advisor – Oil & Gas Advisory, SLR Consulting
  • Gibbs Johnson, Consultant, Webber Wentzel
  • Chris Levell, Managing Consultant, Gas Strategies
  • Jon Marks, Chairman, Cross-border Information
  • John Smelcer, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Group, Webber Wentzel
  • Claudio Steuer, Director, SyEnergy
  • John-Patrick Sweny, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Public sector
Department of Trade & Industry, South Africa; Electricity Company of Ghana, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) Mozambique; IPP Office, South Africa; Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission; Office National of Electricity and Potable Water (ONEE) Morocco

Power sector developers
Aldwych International, Africa Energy Projects, Azura Power Holdings, Contour Global, EdF, Engie, GE, Genesis Energy Group, Globeleq, Great Lakes Africa, Impala Energy, InterGen, MAN Diesel & Turbo, Mott Macdonald, Powergas Africa, Proton Energy, Siemens

Finance and investment
Actis, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Àrgentil Capital Partners, Brandon Hill Capital, CDC Group, Fieldstone, Kulczyk Investments, Kuwait Investment Authority, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Nedbank, OM Capital Partners, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Power Africa, Rand Merchant Bank, RL Capital Partners, Standard Bank

Oil and gas project developers
Aminex, BP, Bowleven, Cheniere, Excelerate Energy, ExxonMobil, Fortesa International, Gazprom Global LNG, Modec, Mitsui, NewAge, Nigeria LNG, Ophir Energy, Orca Exploration, PanAfrican Energy, Sasol, Shell, Victoria Oil & Gas, Vitol, Wentworth Resources, Woodside Energy

Professional services
Africa Confidential, Africa Energy Projects, BWSC, Clifford Chance, Control Risks, Cross-border Information, Gas Strategies,  Herbert Smith Freehills, IO Oil and Gas, IPA Advisory, Latham & Watkins, Milbank, SLR Consulting, SyEnergy, Webber Wentzel, Wood Mackenzie