AOGFI (1st AFRICA OIL & GAS, FINANCE & INVESTMENT FORUM)
WhenOct 22, 2013 12:00 AM to
Oct 23, 2013 12:00 AM
The Africa Oil & Gas Finance and Investment forum is organised by AME trade and supported by the African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA) Fund for Technical Cooperation the event will bring together regional and international financial institutions, multilateral financial agencies, private equity, institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, national and international oil companies, government and other industry stakeholders to explore effective finance solutions and strategies for unlocking Africa’s oil and gas potential across the value chain, at the same time showcasing major oil & gas investment projects in the region.
Africa is on an upward growth curve with oil and gas specifically playing an important role in this growth. Across Africa, the oil and gas sector is booming. New discoveries are being made in previously unexplored territories. In the last five years there have been around 70 discoveries in sub-Saharan Africa alone with the majority coming in East African countries like Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique, where, according to the US Geological Survey estimates, around 250 trillion cubic feet of natural gas may lie off those three countries alone.
An event guaranteed to have the highest level attendance
Africa Oil & Gas Finance and Investment Forum will include delegations of the highest rank, from Africa’s seventeen petroleum producing countries namely: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Congo DRC, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Mauritania, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Chad and key private sector companies operating in Africa in addition to distinguished participants from international key energy firms and financial entities.