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4th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2018

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Date(s) – 20/06/2018 – 22/06/2018
All Day

Dakar, Senegal

4th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2018, 20th to the 22nd June, Dakar, Senegal


“Developing the Deepwater Hydrocarbon Potential of West Africa”

In June 2018, Senegal will play host to the No.1 Annual B2B Upstream Oil & Gas event, which will bring together the senior decision makers from across the prolific West Africa region.

Since the discovery by Tullow Oil in 2007 of the Jubilee Field in Ghana, the Upstream sector has refocused it’s efforts to explore similar plays around the entire West and North West African coast. These efforts were reward with Cairn Energy’s prolific discovery in 2014 followed by Kosmos’ in 2015 the West Africa region has the industry’s spotlight firmly focused on further unlocking the potential of this largely underexplored region.

All Oil and Gas companies will be looking toward further unlocking the deepwater hydrocarbon potential of West Africa: PETROSEN, BP, Kosmos Energy, Cairn Energy, FAR, Total E&P, Premier Oil, Shell, Tullow Oil and many more.

The following topics will be covered at the Upstream West Africa Summit 2018:

  • FPSO: The Perfect Solution for Deepwater Developments
  • Exploration: G&G Technology Developments
  • Near Field Exploration for Reserve Replacement
  • Upstream Investment Opportunities in a Low Oil price environment
  • Indigenisation of Upstream E&P – Marginal Field Development Challenges
  • New Exploration Frontiers – (focus: Chad Basin)
  • Managed Pressure Drilling – Unlocking the Cretaceous Potential of the West Africa Transformation Margin
  • Upstream Software Solutions for Deepwater Production
  • Asset Updates – Nigeria/Cameroon/Mauritania/Senegal/Cote d’ivoire/Ghana
  • Leveraging Innovative Technology to reduce Unit Costs
  • Licencing Rounds
  • Wireless Completions
  • EPCM – Tackling Mega Projects & Non Technical Risks
  • Deepwater Subsea Well Intervention
  • Impact of Fiscal Terms & Contract Sanctity on attracting Upstream FDI
  • Challenges to Gas Monetization in Upstream Africa
  • Embedding indigenous Upstream R&D Culture

Who should attend?

Ministries, National Oil Companies (NOCs), International Oil Companies (IOCs), Regulatory Bodies. Ministers, Presidents, Managing Directors, Regional Vice Presidents, Country Managers, General Managers, Executive Directors, Vice President of Exploration, Exploration Managers, Geology & Geophysics, Production Managers, Well Intervention, HSE Managers, Drilling Managers, Procurement & Supply Chain Professionals, Block Chairman’s, Asset Managers.

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