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AIX: Gas 2018

11-12 April 2018

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.

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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.

Oliver Quinn
Director Exploration, LNG and Africa, Ophir Energy
Pierre Raillard
Director Africa, OneLNG
John Smelcer
Partner, Webber Wentzel
Vincas Snipas
Managing Director, Whitehall & Company
John-Patrick Sweny
Counsel, Latham & Watkins
Victor Tivane
Director of Local Content, ENH, Mozambique
Erik Wandrag
Senior Transaction Advisor, Power Africa

DAY 1 - AIX Gas 2018

DAY 2 – AIX Gas 2018

DAY 2 – AIX Gas 2018 - Building an LNG value chain

Participants included:

Government officials, NOCs and utilities
Department of Trade & Industry South Africa
ENH, Mozambique
Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria
Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)
Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia
Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
Niger Delta Power Holding Company
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM), Morocco

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

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

Oil and gas project developers
Aminex, Angola LNG, Bowleven, BP, Cheniere Energy, Engie, Eni, Falcon Corporation, Gasfin Development, Glencore UK, Golar LNG, Höegh LNG, Modec, Mitsui OSK Lines, Monetizing Gas Africa, Nigeria LNG, Neoleum, OneLNG, Orca Exploration, SCDM Energy, Sempra Global, 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, Baker McKenzie, Centurion Law Group, Chatham House, Clyde & Co, Control Risks, Cross-border Information (CbI), Gas Strategies, Herbert Smith Freehills, IPA Advisory, Latham & Watkins, Poten & Partners, SLR Consulting, The Energy Contract Company, Watson Farley & Williams, Webber Wentzel, White & Case

Website photos- Gas 2018