Africa Investment Exchange: Gas
Developing partnerships along the value chain
11-12 April 2018, RSA House, London
Sponsored by Actis, Azura Power and Watson Farley & Williams, the fourth annual AIX: Gas meeting was held in London on 11-12 April. The meeting was held under the Chatham House Rule and structured around interactive panel-led sessions to encourage an open debate.
AIX: Gas 2018 agenda highlights included:
- Separate regionally-focused streams looking at 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.