Finding Petroleum in East Africa

Where are the biggest business opportunities and challenges now? 0

Monday, February 25, 2019, London, The Geological Society

On Feb 25 we’ll look at the emerging business opportunities in East Africa, particularly those which involve a close working relationship with the host country, looking particularly at Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. We expect to look at exploration, politics and security issues, ways to meet ‘local content’ requirements, and an update on what companies are doing in the region.



Read our report from the Jun 2018 Sub-Saharan Africa event

Topics we might cover:
Meeting local content requirements
Security
Opportunities

This event follows our previous Africa events

Finding Oil and Gas in Sub Saharan Africa - June 25 2018
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"Finding East and Southern African Oil and Gas" event in February 23 2017
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And our "Finding African Oil" event in January 25 2016
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Agenda

9:20

Greg Coleman - - PetroMall Ltd

Chairman's introduction


Greg has over 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry including over 30 years experience with BP plc following which he served as CEO of a private equity backed company he co-founded called Canamens and subsequently as CEO of a listed company on the London Stock Exchange called Independent Resources plc subsequently refinanced and renamed now called Echo Energy plc.

At BP, Greg served as Business Leader for BP Norway, Head of Investor Relations and finally as group Vice President for Health, Safety, Security and Environment at global remit before retiring in 2006.

PetroMall Ltd
Petromall is a unique oil and gas advisory service which prides itself on technical excellence in selected fields and supplementing business management and leadership; in the face of uncertainty.

We offer truthful, professional opinion and advice; no playback of what you already know, and no spin.

Petromall was founded by 4 senior industry and academic practitioners who consider the challenges faced by today's oil and gas environment are going to require herculean acts of leadership and technical skill in the high cost provinces of the world, in order to maintain an industry that is sustainable and even recognisable compared to recent history.

Similarly nations developing an oil and gas industry face related challenges as they seek to maximise the benefits of this new wealth-creating opportunity - in a responsible manner.

Global reach

Petromall actively participates in the facilitation and conduct of seminars worldwide, in conjunction with its associate partner Finding Petroleum.

Our presence reaches parts of the globe, such as: the UK, Malta, the USA, through partners in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
9:25

H E Julius Peter Moto - High Commissioner - Uganda High Commission in London

Opportunities in Uganda


Uganda High Commission in London
9:50

Greg Coleman - - PetroMall Ltd

Energy Challenges and Opportunities in East Africa


Greg has over 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry including over 30 years experience with BP plc following which he served as CEO of a private equity backed company he co-founded called Canamens and subsequently as CEO of a listed company on the London Stock Exchange called Independent Resources plc subsequently refinanced and renamed now called Echo Energy plc.

At BP, Greg served as Business Leader for BP Norway, Head of Investor Relations and finally as group Vice President for Health, Safety, Security and Environment at global remit before retiring in 2006.

PetroMall Ltd
Petromall is a unique oil and gas advisory service which prides itself on technical excellence in selected fields and supplementing business management and leadership; in the face of uncertainty.

We offer truthful, professional opinion and advice; no playback of what you already know, and no spin.

Petromall was founded by 4 senior industry and academic practitioners who consider the challenges faced by today's oil and gas environment are going to require herculean acts of leadership and technical skill in the high cost provinces of the world, in order to maintain an industry that is sustainable and even recognisable compared to recent history.

Similarly nations developing an oil and gas industry face related challenges as they seek to maximise the benefits of this new wealth-creating opportunity - in a responsible manner.

Global reach

Petromall actively participates in the facilitation and conduct of seminars worldwide, in conjunction with its associate partner Finding Petroleum.

Our presence reaches parts of the globe, such as: the UK, Malta, the USA, through partners in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
10:20

Michael Amaning - senior account manager - Invest in Africa

Prospering African Economies


Michael has been a Senior Account Manager at Invest in Africa since November 2012. He is responsible for delivering a $4m business skills training programme in Ghana.

Michael has worked in African affairs for over eight years. During this period, he has worked with Government, the Private Sector and Third Sector giving him a 360 degree experience of Africa. He has travelled extensively across Africa visiting Rwanda, Cote’d’Ivoire, Tunisia and Kenya. He has also lived in Senegal, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Yemen.

Invest in Africa
10:50 Coffee & Tea; Exhibits

11:10

Lucas Mahushi Luhaga - Geophysicist - Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation

Petroleum Investment Opportunities Available in Tanzania

Talk Description.
Tanzania Sedimentary Basins
Exploration Opportunities
Why Invest in Tanzania?
Mr. Lucas Mahushi Luhaga is a Geophysicist at Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) since January, 2014. He obtained his Bachelor degree of Science with Education at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the year 2010. He also have a Master degree of Science in Mathematical Modelling conferred by the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November, 2013.

In September 2015, Mr. Luhaga was admitted at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland- UK to pursue a Master degree programme in Geophysics. In September 2016, he was awarded a Master degree of Science in Geophysics by the University of Aberdeen.

Being a Professional Geophysicist, Mr. Luhaga have conducted and successfully published research papers about Petroleum Exploration in Tanzania. He is currently a technical team member for Block 4/1B and West Songo songo Block Projects and Data Management Unit at TPDC.

Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
11:35

Gregor Duval - Senior technical manager EAME - CGG

Offshore East Africa and the Indian Ocean: Hunting micro-continents


Gregor has over 13 years of experience in the oil and gas exploration geoscience services industry. He started his career with Veritas DGC as Geoscientist, taking on various technical roles to support the Geological Services team of the then Data Library business activities focusing mainly on the interpretation of G&G data to characterise oil and gas prospectivity in various basins around the world.

The company was taken over by CGG in 2007 and Gregor has dedicated his career since to the Geoscience support team of the Multi-Client and New Ventures division. He leads this team since 2011 as Senior Technical Manager for the Europe, Africa and Middle-East region. His experience covers exploration in the North Sea basins, Atlantic Margin basins, West Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea and the Banda Arc basins in Indonesia. He has an MSc in Geology from the National School of Geology of Nancy in France and an MSc in Geophysics from the School and Observatory for Earth Sciences of Strasbourg.

CGG
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.
12:10

Neil Hodgson - Executive Vice President Mediterranean and Middle East Region - Spectrum

2019 Licence Round Oil Opportunities in East Africa


Dr Neil Hodgson joined Spectrum in June 2012, having previously worked for BP, BG and Premier Oil at a number of Exploration Geology roles over a 25 year career. His last role prior to joining Spectrum was as Exploration Director for Matra Petroleum. Neil is focussed on developing the understanding of hydrocarbon plays in the areas of Spectrum’s Library, and finding new ways for Spectrum to do business. He manages Spectrum’s Geology, Geophysics and GIS technology team located in the UK office.

Spectrum
Spectrum is established as a key player in the seismic services market. The company focuses on delivering high-quality Multi-Client seismic data and holds the world's largest 2D offshore library.

Spectrum is among the seismic industry's fastest growing companies. The Spectrum group provides innovative Multi-Client seismic surveys and high quality Seismic Imaging services to the global oil and gas industry from offices in the USA, Norway, UK, Brazil, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore.
12:40

Javier Martin - Senior Geoscientist, Multi-Client & New Ventures division - CGG

Revealing the unexplored deep water Zambezi Delta Basin: an integrated geoscience approach


Javier is a Senior Geoscientist in the Multi-Client & New Ventures division providing support to the Africa, Middle-East and Kazakhstan teams. His experience covers exploration in the North Sea, Atlantic Margins, West Africa, Barents Sea and the Caspian Sea. He has an MSc in Petroleum Geosciences from the University of Manchester and over 8 years’ experience in the industry.

CGG
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.
13:15 Lunch and close

Sponsors of this event

CGG
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.

Spectrum
Spectrum is established as a key player in the seismic services market. The company focuses on delivering high-quality Multi-Client seismic data and holds the world's largest 2D offshore library.

Spectrum is among the seismic industry's fastest growing companies. The Spectrum group provides innovative Multi-Client seismic surveys and high quality Seismic Imaging services to the global oil and gas industry from offices in the USA, Norway, UK, Brazil, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore.

PetroMall Ltd
Petromall is a unique oil and gas advisory service which prides itself on technical excellence in selected fields and supplementing business management and leadership; in the face of uncertainty.

We offer truthful, professional opinion and advice; no playback of what you already know, and no spin.

Petromall was founded by 4 senior industry and academic practitioners who consider the challenges faced by today's oil and gas environment are going to require herculean acts of leadership and technical skill in the high cost provinces of the world, in order to maintain an industry that is sustainable and even recognisable compared to recent history.

Similarly nations developing an oil and gas industry face related challenges as they seek to maximise the benefits of this new wealth-creating opportunity - in a responsible manner.

Global reach

Petromall actively participates in the facilitation and conduct of seminars worldwide, in conjunction with its associate partner Finding Petroleum.

Our presence reaches parts of the globe, such as: the UK, Malta, the USA, through partners in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Registered Delegates

Hugh Ebbutt
Director
A T Kearney
United Kingdom
Henry Lang
Director UK and Africa
Ensure Environmental Consulting Ltd
United Kingdom
Rowan Edwards
Structural Geologist
NPA Satellite Mapping
United Kingdom
Geoffrey Boyd
Field Development Consultant
Antium FRONTFIELD
United Kingdom
Martin Riddle
Technical Manager
Envoi
United Kingdom
Abi Mirkhani
COO
OPG Supply
United Kingdom
Paul Mullarkey
Managing Director
Auriga Energy
United Kingdom
Mark Lonergan
Senior Business Development Manager
EPI Group
United Kingdom
Greg Coleman
CEO
Petromall
United Kingdom
David Sendra
Associate Consultant
BlackRockQI
United Kingdom
Jorgen Keyser

Equinor
United Kingdom
Mike Rego
Independent Consultant
PetroMall Ltd
United Kingdom
Jeff Weston
Business Development / QC Manager
Bridgeporth Ltd
Richard McIntyre
Sales Manager
Finding Petroleum
Matthew Pyett
Project Geoscientist, New Ventures - Africa, Mediterranean & Middle East
PGS
United Kingdom
Nick Pillar
Manager of Geophysics
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd
United Kingdom
Avinga Pallangyo
Events Manager
Finding Petroleum
John Clure
Managing Director
Phoenix Hydrocarbon Resources Ltd
United Kingdom
Luke Davey
Business Development Manager
CGG
Karl Jeffery
Editor
Finding Petroleum
United Kingdom
Daniel Buckingham
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE BROKER.
Pronto Business Funding
United Kingdom
JAVIER MARTIN
Senior Geoscientist
CGG
Jeremy Berry
BD Director
GCA
United Kingdom
Robert Snashall
Consultant
RGSConsult
United Kingdom
Andrew Webb
Manager, Petroleum Reservoir and Economics
CGG
United Kingdom
Nick Cameron
Geological Advisor
GeoInsight Limited
Patrick Taylor
Director
RISC (UK) Limited
United Kingdom
Katherine Jelpke

CGG
United Kingdom
Bryan Moseley
Geologist
Geologist
United Kingdom
Terry Devine
Asset Development Manager
Schlumberger
United Kingdom
Matthew Tiffany
Sales Manager
CGG
sian grant
Business Development Manager
Geoprovider
Joe Brooks
Project Officer
ShareAction
United Kingdom
Grégor Duval
Technical Manager Geosciences
CGG - Multi-Client & New Ventures
Toya Latham
Analyst
GlobalData
United Kingdom
David Owen

Shell
Leila Evans
Offshore Image Interpreter
CGG - NPA Satellite Mapping
United Kingdom
Neil Simons
Consultant
Independent
United Kingdom
Neil Hodgson
EVP Mediterranean and Middle East Region
Spectrum Geo Ltd
Micky Allen
consultant
consultant
United Kingdom
Manouchehr Takin

Independent consultant
United Kingdom
Lucas Mahushi Luhaga
Geophysicist
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)
Richard Walker
Consultant Geophysicist
Cornhill Economics Ltd
United Kingdom
Michael Amaning
Senior Account Manager
Invest in Africa
Tim Goodwin
New Ventures Consultant
TJGX Ltd/CNOOC
Graham Clevett
Managing Director
Cornhill Economics Ltd
United Kingdom
Turlough Cooling
Head of Subsurface
io oil & gas consulting
United Kingdom
H E Julius Peter Moto
High Commissioner
Uganda High Commission in London
Ian Newth
Director
Count Geophysics
United Kingdom
Peter Allen
consultant
layla resources
United Kingdom
Iain Esau

Upstream
United Kingdom
Paul Bailey
Director
Devonport Capital
Colin Clarke
Geophysicist
Lloyd's Register
United Kingdom
Magnus Amajirionwu
DVC - Academic Affairs
Virtual University of Uganda
Stephen Norman
Business Development Manager
DNV GL
United Kingdom
Rupert Simcox
Data Analyst
Lynx Information Systems
United Kingdom
Chris Holmes
BDM
Weatherford
Emma Woodward
Regional Manager, West Africa
DrillingInfo
United Kingdom
Mike Larsen
Director
Metastream Ltd
United Kingdom
Lola Odunsi
Sales Engineer
WesternGeco
United Kingdom
George Matharu
CEO
Elite Capital
David Peel
EVP Exploration
New Age
United Kingdom
Chris Phillips
Regional Studies Manager
Wood plc
United Kingdom
Ruairi McDonald
Geoscientist
ENI
Jonathan ffrench
Geophysicist
Noble Energy
Andrew O'Connell
Senior Geologist
Xodus Group