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The hotspots across Southern Africa - offshore South Africa, Mocambique, Namibia and Angola
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FEATURED SPEAKERS
Her Excellency, the High Commissioner
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» South African High Commission
Speaker from PASA
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» Petroleum Agency of South Africa
Mike Lakin
» Managing Director
» ENVOI Limited

Full Agenda

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
London
High Commission of South Africa

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 David Bamford - Director
Finding Petroleum

Welcome & Introduction



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 t
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9:35 Her Excellency, the High Commissioner -
South African High Commission

South Africa & Energy (Title TBC)


The South African Department of Trade and Industry - dti - United Kingdom Office, operating from the
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9:50 Speaker from PASA -
Petroleum Agency of South Africa

Progress & Opportunities, Offshore South Africa (Title TBC)


11:00 Mike Lakin - Managing Director
ENVOI Limited

Projects offshore in South Africa and Namibia


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 marketi
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