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27 Mar 2018: The Africa E&P Summit 23-24 May 2018

Bringing together Africa's upstream industry!

IET London: Savoy Place London

Working Smart is pleased to be sponsoring and attending the “Africa E&P Summit 2018”

The Africa E&P Summit is being organsied and hosted by Frontier Communications, and is the main Africa E&P focused event in London. Held on the 23rd and 24th May, this full two-day event event will bring together Africa's upstream industry at a world-class venue in London, shaped for companies active in Africa's oil & gas game and provides unrivaled insights into the Continent's fast changing exploration horizon. You will hear from key players and the decision-makers, from corporate players active in Africa through to fast-moving independents, finance, legal and service & supply companies and African governments and NOC's seeking investors

Confirmed speakers:
  • Keith Hill, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Africa Oil Corp., Kenya
  • Tracey Henderson, Senior VP Exploration, Kosmos Energy, Dallas
  • Eric Hathon, Exploration Director, Cairn Energy, Edinburgh
  • Tullow Oil: Speaker tbc
  • Peter Dolan, Director, Dolan & Associates Limited, London
  • Cath Norman, Managing Director, FAR Limited, Melbourne
  • Craig Goulder, VP Exploration, Woodside Energy, Perth
  • Austin Avuru, Chief Executive Officer, Seplat Petroleum, Lagos
  • Phil Birch, Exploration Director, Impact Oil & Gas, Surrey
  • Peter Elliott, Director, NVentures, London
  • Larry Bottomley, CEO, Chariot Oil & Gas, London
  • Roger Carvalho, Managing Director, SPTEC Advisory, Paris
  • Diakaria Koulibaly, CEO, Office National du Petrole (ONAP), Conakry, Guinea
  • Marc Guillon, Director, MGGS, Utrecht
  • David Fassom, Director, Stellar Energy Advisors, London
  • Oliver Quinn, Director – Exploration and Africa, Ophir Energy, London
  • Steve Jenkins, Chairman, Savannah Petroleum, London
  • Galen Treadgold, Executive Director, AMNI International, Houston
  • Mark Llamas, Managing Director Acquisitions and Divestitures, GMP FirstEnergy LLP, London
  • Jim Demarest, Vice President, Global Exploration, Noble Energy, Houston
  • Steve Husbands, Principal Commercial Advisor, SLR Consulting, London
  • David Sturt, Managing Director, AziNam, Windhoek
  • Oisín Fanning, CEO, San Leon Energy, London
  • Wentworth Resources: CEO
  • Ahmet Dik, Chief Executive Officer, Victoria Oil & Gas, London
  • Marianne Walcot, COO, Progressive Technology Solutions, London
  • Ignacio de Calonje, Chief Investment Officer, IFC, London
  • Jasper Peijs, Vice President Exploration, Africa, BP, London
  • Pierre Raillard, Director, Africa, OneLNG, London
  • Mark Groves Gidney, General Manager, Bissau Exploration Co, London
  • Alessandro Colla, Regional Geomarket Director, Sub-Sahara Africa, CGG, The Hague
  • Famourou Kourouma, Deputy General Manager, National Office of Petroleum of Guinea (ONAP), Conakry, Guinea
  • Thore Kristiansen, COO, E&P, Executive Director, Galp Energia, Lisbon
  • Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Nambia
  • Alexander Mollinger, COO, Discover Exploration, London

Event Highlights:
  • Hear from Africa's Leading E&P Companies
  • Two full days of High-level C-Suite networking
  • Excellent Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities
  • World Upstream Reception hosted by The Africa Petroleum Club
  • African Government and NOC Showcase
  • Opportunities, Outlook, Risks & Challenges
  • Government Licensing Round Promotion

The Conference will provide the perfect opportunity for those with interests in Africa to come together, hear influential speakers and network over the 2 days.

Frontier Communications who organise and host this event would like to thank their Sponsors and Exhibitors, Africa Oil Corp, Kosmos Energy, Stellar Energy Advisors, Woodside, Azinam-Namibia, RPS Energy and Progressive and their Support Partners, SPTEC Advisory and Working Smart. They are also grateful for the support of all their media partners including Oil Review Africa-Lead Media Partner and Upstream- Platinum Partner.


For further information re the event and to register:
Go to

For registration, sponsorship and exhibition contact Gayle Meikle

Tel:+44 20 7193 8224

Places limited and Right of Admission Reserved
If you would like to arrange a meeting with Working Smart at the event, please contact:

Deirdre O’Donnell (MD) at or call on 44-1483 721794

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