Africa Investment Exchange: Gas
Developing partnerships along the value chain
17 November, RSA House, London and online
Following on from a successful hybrid meeting on 23 June, AIX: Gas returns to RSA House on 17 November – alongside on-screen participants around the world – to discuss whether natural gas really is the ‘transition fuel’ and to provide an update on the progress of gas, LNG and gas-to-power projects in Southern Africa.
Supported by a professional tech team, we have developed a one-day hybrid programme designed to bring project developers from across the gas value chain together with investors, senior officials and other stakeholders for a meeting that will be productive for both online and in-person participants.
The one-day pass includes access to afternoon AIX: Power & Renewables energy transition sessions and an evening reception.
- A trusted forum for open, honest and frank debate – Over the past eight years, AIX meetings have forged a reputation for the quality of their discussions. All sessions are held under the Chatham House Rule as either panel-led discussions or roundtables that are exclusively for industry stakeholders – no external media bodies are invited.
- Connect with fellow delegates in person and online – all participants have access to our online meeting hub and our team will work hard to connect you to fellow delegates before, during and after the meeting.
- Access to exclusive power data and analysis – Through African Energy Live Data, we maintain the most comprehensive database of African power generation projects – more than 6,700 and counting. Our analysts will provide you with exclusive data insights to illustrate the story of the African power sector in 2021 and its future direction.
Whether you are attending in person or online, AIX: Gas tickets will include access to a whole day of sessions, ending – for those attending RSA House in person – with an evening reception shared with AIX: Power & Renewables delegates.
There is a 10% discount on tickets for delegates attending in person that runs until 9 November.
African based SMEs, utilities, regulators and public sector officials may attend for free.
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Contact Lauren Slater . Tel +44(0)1424 721667.
- Can developers continue with business as usual?
- Prospects for carbon capture & storage and hydrogen
- Are major western IOCs driving themselves out of the market?
- Strategies for financing gas projects in cash-strapped economies
- FSRUs in West Africa
- South Africa & Mozambique
- Overcoming renewable energy intermittencies
- Investing in flexible solutions
- Battery storage solutions: what’s the latest?
- Survival guide for utilities managing REIPPs
- How might the grid evolve over the next 25 years?
- We’ve seen the headlines – but what is the extent of new energy transition opportunities for the continent?
- African Energy report-back: an exclusive report for AIX participants based on on-the-ground research, reporting and analysis from COP
- Can Africa conceivably reach universal energy access by 2030 and net zero GHG by 2050?
The COP debate: Leadership, industry and independent/CSO views
- Clean tech investments: Which technologies – offshore wind, carbon capture, hydrogen, off-grid, amongst others – can drive Africa’s energy transition?
- Just energy transition: The discussion will focus on some of the challenges and opportunities caused by net zero goals.
- Storage strategies: What are the models currently being deployed on the continent?
17h00 (GMT) – Evening reception at RSA House and virtual meetings
13h45 - Conceptualising the industry's future shape
Chair: Jon Marks, Chairman, African Energy
With fossil fuel markets under ever greater pressure from shifting strategies and projects searching for increasingly elusive funding as stakeholders follow a climate change agenda more rigorously, AIX: Gas will examine the relevance of gas to African economies, their domestic markets and export potential.
- Moustapha Bechir, Director General of Hydrocarbons. Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania
- Kwaku Boakye-Adjei, Commercial Consultant, Tema LNG Terminal Company
- Olivier Mussat, Chief Investment Officer, Global Energy, IFC
- Adrian Mucalov, Partner: Infrastructure, Actis
- Francois Vuylsteke, Senior Developer, Wärtsilä
An overview of Africa’s gas market by African Energy (John Hamilton, Managing Director, CbI)
15h15 - Networking break
15h45 - Opportunities and challenges investing in south-eastern Africa
A regional focus with lessons for all stakeholders operating in and around the industry.
- Nomfundo Maseti, Full-time, Regulator Member: Piped Gas Regulation, NERSA
- Pedro Nguelume, Executive Board Member, EDM
- Mitesh Pema, Investment Director, AIIM
- John Smelcer, Business Development Director, Globeleq
16h30 - Networking break
16h45 – The western margins
A discussion of opportunities along the West coast, from Morocco to Nigeria.
- Damilola Agbaje, Investment Director, AIIM
- Steve Brann, Senior Investment Manager, Vitol
- Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chairman, Board of Directors, Genesis Energy
- Alex Douglas, Managing Director Head of Business Development, West Africa, Globeleq
- Okechukwu Mba, General Manager, Gas, Seplat
- Duncan Wallace, Technical Director, Chariot Oil and Gas