The conference and summit brings together stakeholders in the oil and gas industry including government, African National Oil companies, Licensing agencies, foreign state national players and the supporting service industry.
The conference will in the first day address a host of issues including: acreage, assets and licensing in Eastern Africa, the region’s discoveries and developments as well as Eastern Africa’s interior basins, offshore linkages and exploration.
These sessions will see talks from players in the region including Africa Oil, Tullow Oil, Sapestro, BGP Kenya and the African institute of petroleum under corporate players, as well as the petroleum exploration and production department in Uganda, department f geological survey in Malawi, ministere des hydrocarbures in DRC, and the department of geology in Burundi representing government.
On Wednesday major players in oil exploration and production are expected to deliver their policies in emerging and frontier states. This includes Shell, Anadarko, Vanoil, T5 and Oyster Oil and gas operating the Djibouti acreage.
Apart from East Africa companies carrying out works in the greater region will also present on the current status in Mozambique and Madagascar’s oil potential and future.
According to chairman at the board at Global Pacific and partners Duncan Clarke the event should provide a platform to create relationships especially the private sector and government and offer an avenue for greater participation in future.
“Our aims are to provide an event of rich content with highest quality, first-class networking and social interface and multiple opportunity for all to create and cement relationships that will shape the future for oil and gas in Eastern Africa and the economic future of the continent,” says Clarke.