Programme Overview


The conference programme will provide both strategic and technical insights to ensure the continued growth and development of the African oil and gas market. With participation of government ministers, CEOs, policymakers and many more on this year’s programme, they will share their wealth of experience and insights to help drive the industry conversations forward.

The programme to be announced soon...


The Plenary is where Africa's upstream's future direction and strategy forged. From ministerial panels to strategic outlook from supermajors and plans for driving investment into the African upstream, this is where the industry’s top-level multi-stakeholder discussions happen. A combination of panel discussion, presentations, fire side chats and much more are designed to encourage conversation post sessions. 


National Showcases

The National Showcases allows countries the opportunity to showcase their hydrocarbon sector to our global upstream audience. Presentations include exploration history, seismic updates, future drilling campaigns and commercial terms with the country.


Technical Stream

To provide OFS companies with the opportunity to understand the future outlook on where Operators will be operating, what wells will be drilled and what technology will be required from contractors to undertake the projects. As well as allow operators to engage with service providers so that these can be seen as the solution provider in regard to their future operations and technical requirements.


African Independents Forum

An opportunity for Independents operating in Africa to present their current projects to their target audience of Heads of: Upstream, Exploration & New Ventures. This is the opportunity for them to showcase of what they are doing/focusing on for the coming 12-24 months.


Prospect Forum

Prospect Forum will allow many businesses the opportunity to originate and source the most compelling deals in the African upstream. The Prospect Forum is a carefully crafted niche Forum that runs alongside the broader AOW content and gives companies the opportunity to present farm down opportunities, National Oil Companies to present basin insights, new acreage and licensing opportunities and Geo-Physical companies data viewing.



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