West Africa's Hottest Oil & Gas Producers Meet in London

Top Quote Ghana, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea delegations meet in November to discuss current developments and future opportunities in the Gulf of Guinea region. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 02, 2010 - Key decision makers from West Africa's hottest oil and gas producing countries will discuss legal and fiscal issues and how to maximize revenue and increase investments in the region.

    Dr Oteng Adjei, Honourable Minister of Energy and Vivienne Gadzekpo, Ministry's Legal Counsel will lead the Ghanaian delegation and discuss Ghana's upcoming developments and how can the Petroleum Law optimize the impact of oil and activities in local development.

    Equatorial Guinea's Minister Delegate for Mines, Industry & Energy, Gabriel M Obiang Lima is set to deliver an update on the Gas Masterplan and review the progress and timelines of the 3G Consortium. Serapio Sima Ntutumu, Sonagas, G.E.'s Deputy Director General is to address new opportunities in refining and petrochemicals as well as assess contractual models for successful partnerships in Equatorial Guinea.

    The Nigerian delegation headed by Hassan Tukur, Principal Secretary to the President of Nigeria also includes Prof Yinka Omorogbe, NNPC' s Company Secretary, who will discuss future opportunities for investments as a result of the much talked about Petroleum Industry Bill, and Dr Tim Okon, Group GM Strategy for NNPC who is set to present the fiscal terms of the PIB and its implications for investors. The new Nigerian Content Act will be covered by Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board.

    Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas to be held on 16-18 November 2010 is an essential forum to gain insights into the current developments in West Africa. Ministers, government and NOC representatives will be present throughout the three days of the conference to network and discuss upcoming projects and contracts face to face. Delegates from International Oil Companies will be at hand to speak about possible collaborations and future opportunities.

    Other distinguished speakers will include:
    Dr Levi Ajuonuma, Group General Manager Group Public Affairs, NNPC
    Deirdre White, President, CDC Solutions
    Alan Stein, CEO, Ophir Energy
    Ernest Nwapa, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board
    Terry Gerhart, Vice President - Global Gas, Noble Energy
    Sam Safo, General Manager Equatorial Guinea, Schlumberger
    Kwame N Acquah, Managing Director, RDFC Africa Ltd
    Charles Owusu Juanah, Esq., Chairman, K-San Law Firm
    Ade Adeola, Managing Director Project & Export Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
    Alex Vines, Research Director, Regional & Security Studies & Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House
    Dr Alirio Parra, Senior Associate, CWC Group Ltd
    Trygve Tamburstuen, Business Development Director, Interoil Exploration & Production ASA
    Willy Olsen, former Senior Adviser to the President & CEO of Statoil
    Tony Renton, Principal Advisor, RPS Energy
    Jeffrey Waterous, Chairman, Renaissance JMW Energy Ventures
    Nicolas Bonnefoy, Avocat au Barreau de Paris, Mining, Oil & Gas Practice-London, Gide
    Loyrette Nouel MNP
    J Jay Park, Partner & Chair International Energy Practice Group, Macleod Dixon LLP
    Engr Simbi Kesiye Wabote, GM Nigerian Content Development SPDC C&P Manager, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd
    For more information visit www.thecwcgroup.com/gog

    1. The Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference is taking place in London, UK, on 16-17-18 November 2010
    2. For more details about the conference, speakers and guests including bios, please contact: Joanna Kotyrba on +44 20 7978 0092 or email jkotyrba ( @ ) thecwcgroup dot com
    3. The event is organised by The CWC Group, an award-winning company which specialises in energy and infrastructure, developing knowledge, creating commercial opportunities and strategic solutions for government and industry by offering professional training, conferences and exhibitions.
    4. For more information, please visit: www.thecwcgroup.com/gog

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