Investment Focus – What Next for African Oil & Gas?
27 October 2020
The Digital Energy Festival for Africa where four leading energy brands join forces to provide African energy content, cultivate new connections and attendee engagement started on the 20th October and will run for six weeks until the 26th of November.
The first of eight Oil & Gas Council sessions kicked off on October 27 where industry-leading speakers, who have a total of over 100 years of industry and sector experience, joined forces to discuss and provide insights on an investment focused dialogue around what’s next for African Oil and Gas.
If you missed the digital dialogue, watch the discussion on demand and hear investors, independents and financiers discuss the challenges and provide their expert insights, advice and solutions.
Investment Focus – What Next for African Oil & Gas? Discussion Highlights
- With several majors recently announcing cut backs on oil & gas projects and small caps finding it increasingly difficult to secure financing during the downturn, access to capital is a lot more difficult given the uncertainty of the oil price volatility.
- The need for home grown solutions continues to grow for African governments as they seek to power themselves and use local capital in the face of regulatory challenges.
- Advice to those seeking investment in Africa through Private Equity.
- Tabrez Khan Director – EMEIA Oil & Gas Transactions, EY (Moderator)
- Mark Allen – Subsurface Director, Assala Energy
- Chinedu Mofunanya – Portfolio Manager, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)
- Mohamed Rali Badissy – Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance, U.S. Department of Commerce
- Jerome Halbout – Founding Partner, 4D Global Energy Advisors
- Mohamed Stevens – Legal Consultant, African Legal Support Facility (hosted by the African Development Bank)