Southern Africa's Oil & Gas Landscape

The hotspots across Southern Africa - offshore South Africa, Mocambique, Namibia and Angola 0

Monday, November 2, 2020, London, High Commission of South Africa

Please note - this event is being rescheduled to the Autumn- we are currently arranging a replacement date - Nov 2 is just a provisional date



This event follows our May 2019 Finding Oil and Gas in Sub Saharan Africa event.

You can see the full report from the event, including attendee list, by clicking on the cover below

Agenda

9:30 Registration Open

10:00

David Bamford - Director - Finding Petroleum

Opening Remarks



David Bamford is well known around the oil & gas industry both as an explorer and a geophysicist. He holds a Physics degree from the University of Bristol and a Ph.D in Geological Sciences from the University of Birmingham.

Since 2004, he has been a non-executive director at Tullow Oil plc, being recruited for this position especially for his exploration knowledge. He serves on the Nominations and Remuneration Committees, and was chairman of the latter, and Senior Independent Director, for 3 years prior to his retire from the board at the end of April 2014.

He was on the board of Premier Oil from May 2014 to May 2016.

He retired from BP plc in 2003, his last four positions being Chief Geophysicist (1990-1995), Business Unit Leader (General Manager) for first West Africa and then Norway (1995-1999), and finally Head of Exploration until 2003.

He has served on the boards of Paras Ltd, a small exploration and IS/IT consulting company in which he held 22% equity, until its sale to RPS Energy in 2008 and Welltec a/s, a Danish well engineering company, as the nominee of the private equity investor Riverside.

From 2012 to 201 he was on the board of ASX-quoted Australia Oriental Energy as a non-executive director.

He was a founder of Richmond Energy Partners, a small oil & gas research house, and several media companies that focus on the oil & gas sector, and has served as an advisor to Alliance Bernstein, Opus Executive, the Parkmead Group plc, and Kimmeridge Energy LLP. Since retiring from BP, he has undertaken asset and company valuation projects for investment banks, hedge funds and small oil companies.

Finding Petroleum
Finding Petroleum was established to help the oil and gas industry network, and stay up to date on the latest technological developments. It does this via hosting regular events and with an online social network of nearly 10,000 members.
10:05

H.E. The South African High Commissioner, Ms Tembi Tambo - High Commissioner - South African High Commission

Welcome: South Africa & Energy (Title TBC)


South African High Commission
The South African Department of Trade and Industry - dti - United Kingdom Office, operating from the South African High Commission, is led by the Minister (Economic) supported by Investment Promotion and Export Promotion Marketing Officers.

South Africa promotes economic development through the IPAP2 National Industrial Plan and the sectors accorded priority status. The UK office operates in alignment with the priority sectors that are most relevant to the structure of the UK economy.

The bilateral UK-South Africa Trade Agreement aims to double trade by 2015 .


South Africa dti UK Office services to the UK Investor

• Provision of specialist sector-specific information to assist locational due diligence
• Creation of structured itineraries for meetings and site visits in South Africa
• 1:1 meetings with South Africa dti UK office personnel
• Introductions to senior South African Public and Private Sector decision-makers
• Invitations to attend close session sector-specific thought leadership seminars
• Advice in accessing Investment Incentives
• Recruitment to participate in UK Outbound Missions to South Africa

Specialties
FDI Investment Promotion into South Africa, Investment Trade Missions to South Africa, Investment Incentive Information, Export Promotion
10:15

Alex Vines - Research Director - Chatham House

Setting the scene


Alex Vines has been Head of the Africa Programme at Chatham House since 2002, and in 2008 became Director for Area Studies and International Law. He first joined Chatham House as an Associate Fellow of the British Angola Forum in 1999 and has written extensively on Angola. From 2005 to 2007 he was a member and Chair of the UN Panel of Experts on Côte d’Ivoire. He served from 2001 to 2003 on the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia. The proliferation of small arms and light weapons remains one of his key areas of expertise. He has worked across southern Africa and was an officer for both UNOMOZ in Mozambique in 1994 and UNAVEM II in Angola in 1992. He has had a long association with Human Rights Watch and served as their Senior Researcher on Business and Human Rights. He serves on the editorial board of several leading journals and writes regularly for publications around the world. He was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2008 in recognition of the work he has done in founding and developing the Chatham House Africa Programme.

Chatham House
Chatham House, home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all.
10:30 Session 1: Southern African Landscapes

10:30

Camillo Atampugre - Head, Natural Resources - Absa

The Landscape


Absa
10:50

Stephen Trueblood - Commercial Manager, New Ventures - Sasol Exploration and Production International

Exploration hotspots in the region


Sasol Exploration and Production International
Sasol Exploration and Production International (SEPI) develops and manages the group's upstream interests in oil and gas exploration and production in Mozambique, South Africa, Canada, Gabon and Australia.

SEPI is driving the development of Sasol's upstream business to allow the group to meet its strategic objective of accelerating the growth of its proprietary gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology. In recent years we have taken a number of steps to expand our global upstream portfolio, encouraged by the global abundance of natural gas and the rapid development of the shale gas industry, as well as the lower carbon intensity of natural gas. We are investing in ventures ranging from onshore and offshore conventional and unconventional shale and tight gas.
11:10

Dave van der Spuy - - Petroleum Agency of South Africa

South Africa


Petroleum Agency of South Africa
11:35

Carlos Zacarias - - Institute of National Petroleum of Mozambique

Mozambique


Institute of National Petroleum of Mozambique
11:55

Immanuel Malunga - - Namcor

Namibia


Namcor
12:15 Lunch: followed at 1245 by Session II: Operating in the region - established licences & new entrants

12:45

Mike Lakin - Managing Director - ENVOI Limited

Projects offshore in South Africa and Namibia

Talk Description.


A geology graduate from Cardiff University, Mike worked initially for independent oil and gas companies with operations in the UK, Europe and West Africa. In 1989 he joined Petresearch as a geologist, specialising in the marketing of international third-party projects. Mike went on to become the company’s General Manager, until leaving to establish Envoi at the end of 1999.

ENVOI Limited
Envoi specialises in upstream acquisition and divestment (A&D), portfolio advice and project marketing for the international oil and gas industry
13:10

Speaker from Sasol E&P - -

Title TBC



13:35

Speaker from - - Oil company

Title TBC


Oil company
14:00

Speaker from - - Oil company

Title TBC


Oil company
14:30

Liks Ramushu - Trade Commissioner - South African High Commission

Session III: Participate in a Mission to South Africa

Talk Description.
A practical workshop guiding companies though the procedures for a successful application for participation in a SA sponsored Trade Mission
South African High Commission
The South African Department of Trade and Industry - dti - United Kingdom Office, operating from the South African High Commission, is led by the Minister (Economic) supported by Investment Promotion and Export Promotion Marketing Officers.

South Africa promotes economic development through the IPAP2 National Industrial Plan and the sectors accorded priority status. The UK office operates in alignment with the priority sectors that are most relevant to the structure of the UK economy.

The bilateral UK-South Africa Trade Agreement aims to double trade by 2015 .


South Africa dti UK Office services to the UK Investor

• Provision of specialist sector-specific information to assist locational due diligence
• Creation of structured itineraries for meetings and site visits in South Africa
• 1:1 meetings with South Africa dti UK office personnel
• Introductions to senior South African Public and Private Sector decision-makers
• Invitations to attend close session sector-specific thought leadership seminars
• Advice in accessing Investment Incentives
• Recruitment to participate in UK Outbound Missions to South Africa

Specialties
FDI Investment Promotion into South Africa, Investment Trade Missions to South Africa, Investment Incentive Information, Export Promotion
15:00

David Bamford - Director - Finding Petroleum

Closing Remarks by Chair of South African Chamber of Commerce



David Bamford is well known around the oil & gas industry both as an explorer and a geophysicist. He holds a Physics degree from the University of Bristol and a Ph.D in Geological Sciences from the University of Birmingham.

Since 2004, he has been a non-executive director at Tullow Oil plc, being recruited for this position especially for his exploration knowledge. He serves on the Nominations and Remuneration Committees, and was chairman of the latter, and Senior Independent Director, for 3 years prior to his retire from the board at the end of April 2014.

He was on the board of Premier Oil from May 2014 to May 2016.

He retired from BP plc in 2003, his last four positions being Chief Geophysicist (1990-1995), Business Unit Leader (General Manager) for first West Africa and then Norway (1995-1999), and finally Head of Exploration until 2003.

He has served on the boards of Paras Ltd, a small exploration and IS/IT consulting company in which he held 22% equity, until its sale to RPS Energy in 2008 and Welltec a/s, a Danish well engineering company, as the nominee of the private equity investor Riverside.

From 2012 to 201 he was on the board of ASX-quoted Australia Oriental Energy as a non-executive director.

He was a founder of Richmond Energy Partners, a small oil & gas research house, and several media companies that focus on the oil & gas sector, and has served as an advisor to Alliance Bernstein, Opus Executive, the Parkmead Group plc, and Kimmeridge Energy LLP. Since retiring from BP, he has undertaken asset and company valuation projects for investment banks, hedge funds and small oil companies.

Finding Petroleum
Finding Petroleum was established to help the oil and gas industry network, and stay up to date on the latest technological developments. It does this via hosting regular events and with an online social network of nearly 10,000 members.

Sponsors of this event

Registered Delegates

Chris Walker
Chief Geophysicist
BGP Offshore
United Kingdom
Alexander Chalke
Partner
Grosvenor Clive & Stokes
United Kingdom
Abi Mirkhani
COO
OPG Supply
United Kingdom
Peter hendry
NED
Chukar Energy
Tim Gibbons
Managing Director
Hoolock Consulting
United Kingdom
Mark Foster
Manager Business Development
Petrolead Technologies LLC
United Kingdom
Fearghal Hayes
New Ventures Manager, Europe and West Africa
CNOOC International
United Kingdom
Mark Diaz
Director
IHS
United Kingdom
Steve Pitman
VP Corporate Marketing
PGS
United Kingdom
John Hall
Consultant geophysicist
Consultant
United Kingdom
Nick Steel
Consultant
Independent
United Kingdom
Matt Tyrrell
Principal Geoscientist
PGS
United Kingdom
Charles Czajkowski
Consultant
Consultant
United Kingdom
Dapo Fakorede
Consultant
Independent
United Kingdom
Dave Forecast
sales supervisor
Polarcus
United Kingdom
Micky Allen
consultant
consultant
United Kingdom
Mark Robinson
Consultant
Independent
United Kingdom
Frances Scotney
Senior Manager
PwC
United Kingdom
Colin Clarke
Geophysicist
Consulting Geoscience
United Kingdom
Neil Simons
Consultant
Independent
United Kingdom
Jon Jesky
Africa Deals Director
PwC
Antony Shaw

CREO
United Kingdom
Turlough Cooling
VP SSA & Technical Director, Subsurface & Drilling
io consulting
United Kingdom
Robert Snashall
Consultant
RGSConsult
United Kingdom
Thalia Griffiths
Editor, African Energy
Cross-border Information
United Kingdom
RITCHIE WAYLAND
Exploration Manager
JKX Oil & Gas plc
United Kingdom
Jason Canning
Principal Advisor
RPS
United Kingdom
Richard Walker
Geophysical Advisor
Delonex Energy
United Kingdom
Peter Allen
Consultant
Layla Resources
United Kingdom
David Henderson
Business Development Manager
RPS
Jim Ahmad
Business Development Manager
Delonex Energy Limited
Duncan Macgregor
Consultant Geologist
MacGeology
United Kingdom
David Lambdin
Technical Director
RPS
United Kingdom
Ben Dewhirst
Geologist
Echo Energy plc
United Kingdom
Mike Larsen
Director
Metastream Ltd
United Kingdom
Martin Smith
Business Development Manager - Operations
RPS Energy
United Kingdom
Charles Thomas
SEnior Vice PResident Africa & UKCS
EMGS
United Kingdom
Adrian Gregory
Principal Consultant
MORE Consultancy plc
United Kingdom
Aaron Lockwood
Software Sales Manager - EAME
Shearwater Geoservices
United Kingdom
Bryan Man
Oil and Gas Consultant
Enerqueste
United Kingdom
Nicolas Wormwell
Advisor
N/A
United Kingdom
Kieran Aust
Business Dev. Mgr. - Midstream Products
SNC Lavalin Oil & Gas Midstream
United Kingdom
Jorgen Keyser

Equinor
United Kingdom
Kai Gruschwitz
Consultant Geophysicist
Notting Hill Geoconsulting
United Kingdom
Chris Holmes
Sales Manager
Stratum Reservoir
United Kingdom
Jonathan Ainley
Commercial Manager
Fugro
United Kingdom
Senem Uygun van Rijsewijk
Senior Business Development Manager
Ocean Infinity
Richard Brink

svl
Canada
Jeremy Berry
BD Director
GCA
United Kingdom
Mark Jones
Business Development Manager
ODE
United Kingdom
Robert Hayes
Subsea Support Manager
Wood
United Kingdom