Agenda & Speakers



Unlocking Oil & Gas Potential


State of the Industry & how to stimulate Investment in the Petroleum Sector


Industry Outlook & Forecast: Market Trends & Innovations


New Waves of Licensing Rounds : Unlocking Potential in the Available Western Blocks - Opportunities for Partnerships


Deep Dive into Blocks on Offer– Key Data & Seismic Potential


Update on Cote d’Ivoire plans for the marginal fields


Updates on Investment Code, Fiscal Terms & Tax Credits


Structuring offtake agreements


State of the industry panel – with Corporate Presentations on Upstream Strategy By IOCs
• ESG & improved governance
• Operational & technological strategies for upstream sustainability
• Collaboration
• Cost effective contracting
• Industry approaches to develop the sector
• Local content & capacity building
• Transformation from carbon-heavy to decarbonised activities – Current market progress update
• Success Case Studies


Corporate Presentations on Upstream Strategy By IOCs


Technology Innovation – Digital Drilling, New Seismic Techniques etc


Reimagining Energy/Power: Security, Availability & Low Carbon Energy Mix


Power Landscape in Cote d’Ivoire – what is being done to attract investment into the sector


The renewable energy mix – Increasing renewables stake in its energy mix to 16 percent in 2030: Outlook & Investment Opportunities


What is Just Energy Transition – Insights into Cote d’Ivoire Road Map into the future


Energy Finance: Securing Capital in the current financial landscape; New Financing Solutions for Renewables


Investment Opportunities in Gas, Refining, Ports, Supply Bases & Related Infrastructure Project Updates on: Combined Cycle Power Plant; LNG Treatment Plant ; Floating Solar Power Plant


Harnessing Opportunities for Supply Companies


Compliance & Integrity in Supply Chain – What constitutes corruption & discusses sanctions & incentives


Looking Ahead: Creating a Low Carbon Future: What Technologies Should Companies be Focusing on?


Sustainable Operations: The World's First Net Zero Upstream Field Development


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Meet some of our WaCA Energy & Mining Speakers Alumni:

Hon Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh

Minister of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana

Abraham Agbozo

Africa Regional Compliance and Governance Counsel for Newmont

Aimé Emmanuel Yoka

Country Manager, Sundance Resources; CEO, Congo Iron SA; Director, Marys Capital Investments; President, Congolese Mining Federation, DRC

Attie Roux

Chief Operating Officer, 
Endeavour Mining, Ivory Coast

Begna Gebreyes

VP Investments, 
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Benjamin Aryee

Advisor (Mining) to Minister,
 Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources,

Ibrahima Lamine Wane

Former Minister of Energy & Petroleum,
 Managing Director, Wafa Mining,

Ludivine Wouters

Managing Director, Latitude Five, Ivory Coast

Sulemanu Koney

CEO, Chamber of Mines, Ghana

Norman J. Nadorff

Senior Counsel, BP Angola

Harry W. Sullivan, Jr.

Assistant General Counsel, Kosmos Energy

NJ Ayuk

Managing Partner, Centurion LLP, Equatorial Guinea

Sayiba Tambwe Patient

Regional Director, OGEFREM, Democratic Republic of Congo

Yvon Oterigui

Director of Geology and Mining Research, Ministry of Industry & Mines, Gabon

Bashir Ahmed

Vice President, Development & Mining, Asante Gold Corporation

Remy Seraphin Moumpoussa

Director, Geological & Mining Research Centre; Supervisor of Mining Permit Concessions & Adviser to the Mining Ministry, Ministry of Mines, Republic of Congo

Nick Holroyde

Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Energold, UK

Addae Antwi-Boasiako

CEO, Minerals Commission, Ghana

Barbara Oteng Gyasi

Former Deputy Minister, Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

Christophe Howell

Vice President, Mining & Primary Metals, Veolia

Ferdinand Koffi

Managing Director, JOFEMA Mineral Resources Sarl, Director, FORAVIE, 2nd Vice President, Groupement Professionnel des Miniers de Côte d’Ivoire (GPMCI)

Robin Sutherland

New Ventures Manager, Africa, Tullow Oil

Richard Kofi Afenu

Director, Research, Statistics & MIS, Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana

Tina Joemat-Pettersson

Former Minister of Energy, Republic of South Africa

Eric Williams

Former Minister of Energy of Trinidad and Tobago

Djerassem Le Bemadjie

Former Minister of Petroleum & Energy, Chad

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima

Minister of Mines, Industry & Energy, Equatorial Guinea

Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah

Former Minister of Energy & Petroleum, Ghana