Bringing together leading Oil & Gas Independents & Corporate players Worldwide & from across Africa

Reshaped and enhanced in 2016; the Forum has 40+ speakers, providing an unparalleled corporate insight into current and emerging exploration plays.

Online PR News – 10-March-2016 – 25-26th May, 2016, London, United Kingdom – Global Pacific & Partners, in JV with ITE Group, hosts the 14th Africa Independents Forum 2016, 24-26th May at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel.

Gathering together leading independents and corporate players worldwide and from across Africa, both listed and unlisted, large and small, established and new entrants, and providing enhanced exposure to the wider Africa-wide upstream industry in oil, and gas, exploration and development, including issues in crude oil and financial markets, engaging equity financiers, banks, private equity and investors found on the AIM and LSE, in the City, Paris and Frankfurt, as well as related service and supply industry parties and transaction advisors, with specialised Africa analysts and geoscience firms drawn from around Africa, or based in Europe, United States, Australia, Asia and elsewhere.

Hosted alongside and within the 14th Africa Independents Forum 2016, the following events:

75th PetroAfricanus Club- World Upstream Reception: Wednesday 25th May (open to all attendees) with Guest Speaker: Phil Loader, Executive Vice President, Global Exploration, Woodside Energy, Perth, Australia

6th Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Luncheon: Thursday 26th May (open to all attendees) - with Guest Speaker: Irini Katsiani Hughes, Business Development Manager, EMEA, Statoil, London

4th Africa's Hydrocarbon Arguments Discourse: Shaping Africa's E&P Future

Special Panels: on Africa Oil & Energy Finance and Investment featuring key investors and institutions funding and financing equity and debt for corporate oil and gas across Africa - on Thursday, 26th May - (open to all attendees)

This unique showcase features leading independent companies with acreage and portfolio assets held in the Gulf of Guinea, Northwest Africa, Maghreb-North Africa, Central Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa; and in landlocked and littoral frontier states.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman of the Board, Global Pacific & Partners, London, UK
Pade Durotoye, Chief Executive, Oando Energy Resources, Lagos, Nigeria
Paul Dailly, Senior Vice President Exploration, Kosmos Energy, Dallas, United States
HE Mohamed Mukhtar Ibrahim, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, Federal Republic of Somalia, Mogadishu, Somalia
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Fattah, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Exploration, EGPC, Cairo, Egypt
Dr Ian Cloke, Vice President, New Ventures, Tullow Oil, London, UK
John Austin, General Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, OMV E&P, London, UK
Jayne Baird, Vice President, Africa Exploration and Atlantic Margins, Woodside Energy, London, UK
Thore E Kristiansen, Chief Operating Officer, E&P, and Executive Director, Galp Energia, Lisbon, Portugal
Ian Gordon, Director, Exploration Strategy, Portfolio & Excellence, Noble Energy, Houston, United States
Cath Norman, Managing Director, FAR Limited, Melbourne, Australia
Peter Ntephe, President & Chief Executive Officer, ERHC Energy Inc., Houston, United States
Mike Lakin, Managing Director, Envoi, London, UK
Rogers Beall, Executive Chairman, Africa Fortesa Corp, Houston, United States
Mitch Flegg, Chief Executive Officer, Circle Oil, London, United Kingdom
Andrew Derksen, Vice President, Lakeside Resources, London, United Kingdom
Dr Keith Myers, Partner, Richmond Energy Partners Ltd, London, UK
Roger Carvalho, Managing Partner, SPTEC Advisory, Paris, France
Shola Adeniran, Director, Compass Energy, London, UK
Peter Elliot, Director, PVE Consulting Ltd, London, UK
Keith Hill, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Africa Oil Corporation, Nairobi, Kenya
Mike Doherty, Executive Chairman, Impact Oil & Gas Ltd, Woking, UK
Bruce Burrows, Chief Financial Officer, Seven Energy International, London, UK
Gabriel Ollivier, President & Chief Executive Officer, United Hydrocarbon International Corp., Calgary, Canada
Larry Bottomley, Chief Executive Officer, Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd, London, UK
Kevin Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Bowleven, Edinburgh, UK
Henrik Poulsen, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Rystad Energy, Oslo, Norway
Brian O'Cathain, Chief Executive, Petroceltic International plc, Dublin, Ireland
Mark Llamas, Managing Director, Acquisitions & Divestitures, FirstEnergy Capital LLP, London, UK
Stuart Amor, Independent Advisor, London, UK
Richard Savage, Head of Energy Research, Mirabaud Securities, London, UK
Rick Lorio, Managing Director & Principal, Energy Investment Company B.V., Den Haag, Netherlands
David Pilling, Head of Oil & Gas, Nedbank Capital, London, UK
Fredrik Ohrn, President & Chief Executive Officer, Svenska Petroleum Exploration AB, Stockholm, Sweden
John Bentley, Non-Executive Director, Africa Energy Corp, Calgary, Canada
David Fassom, Director, Stellar Energy Advisors, London, UK
Dr Richard Norris, Oil & Gas Advisor, Helios Investment, London, UK
Brett Norris, Vice President, Exploration, Transglobe Energy Corp., Calgary, Canada
Pade Durotoye, Chief Executive, Oando Energy Resources, Lagos, Nigeria

To register go to our website

10% discount on registrations made/paid prior 31 March 2016

Contact Information
Global Pacific & Partners
Nieuwe Uitleg 29
The Hague ZH, 2514 BR