About Africa Oil Week
Wood Mackenzie is proud to be a Strategic Partner at Africa Oil Week 2023.
Join us from the 9th - 13th October in Cape Town, to listen in on our speaking slots and discuss with our experts how together, we can create a sustainable roadmap to help maximise Africa's natural resources.
Find us at Stand A52 and demo our Lens Platform and enter our competition to win our Sub-Sahara Africa upstream in brief or a 1hr analyst session.
Under the theme “Maximising Africa's Natural Resources”, Africa Oil Week brings government representatives, energy policymakers, financiers, and dealmakers together to create a sustainable roadmap for the responsible development of its natural resources, positioning the continent as a stable destination for global investment. To find out more about the event please click here.
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AOW50: Ministerial and VIP Programme:
Monday 9th October | 13:00
Ministerial Panel Discussion: The Road to 2050: Defining Africa’s Energy Prioritie
Chief Moderator: Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Former Chairman of the Board, NNPC and Former
Minister of State for Petroleum, Nigeria
- Gavin Thompson, Vice Chairman EMEA & Senior Vice President Research, Wood Mackenzie
Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa
- Hon. Andrew Egyapa Mercer, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy, Ghana
- Hon. Dr. Ing. Habtamu Itefa Geleta, Minister of Water and Energy, Ethiopia
- Shirley Webber, Managing Principal: Coverage Head Resources & Energy, Absa CIB
- Stanley Porter, Global Leader – Energy Resources & Industrials, Deloitte
Monday 9th October | 15:00
Gas Roundtable Discussion
Tuesday 10th October | 10:15 | Stage A
FIRESIDE CHAT: Key Industry Trends and Outlook in Finance and Energy
Interviewer: David Parkinson, Vice President, Upstream Consulting
Speakers: Phuthuma Nhleko, Chairman, Tullow
A Q&A with one of South Africa’s most influential thought leaders shaping the future of finance
Tuesday 10th October | 14:45 | Stage A
FIRESIDE CHAT: Building the African E&P companies of the future
Interviewer: Mansur Mohammed, Head of West Africa Upstream Content, Sub-Saharan Africa Oil & Gas, Wood Mackenzie
Speaker: Dr. Ainojie Alex Irune, Executive Director Oando Plc & COO, Oando Energy Resources
Wednesday 11th October | 10:15 | Gas Forum, Stage A
FIRESIDE CHAT: Key Industry Trends and Outlook for African Gas
Interviewer: Gavin Thompson, Vice Chairman - Europe, Middle East & Africa, Wood Mackenzie
Speakers: Senior representative, TPDC
A Q&A with influential thought leaders shaping the future of Africa’s Gas market.
In the meantime: Discover our latest market insights
President Tinubu’s radical reforms are set to transform Nigeria’s economy
A month into the role and Nigeria’s new president, Tinubu is already having a significant impact on the economy
Africa upstream oil and gas: one last hurrah?
Investors are looking afresh at Africa’s advantaged barrels – but old problems persist.
Can Africa help solve Europe’s gas supply crunch?
Europe needs gas, and Africa has plenty of it – but planned exports are fraught with risk
Global upstream update: a review of key industry themes
The upstream oil and gas industry continues the push to decarbonise production but faces increasing regulatory uncertainty
Doing more with less: Is there enough upstream investment?
Upstream development spend is barely half its 2014 peak, leading to the belief that the industry is underinvesting, and that a supply crunch is inevitable. But is that the reality?