What’s on?

Join us for five days dedicated to deal-making and pioneering insights on the 3-7th October in Cape Town.

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About the stages

Plenary Stage

The Plenary is where Africa’s upstream’s future direction and strategy are 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 discussions, presentations, fireside chats, and much more are designed to encourage conversation post sessions.

Africa Independents Forum

An entire day dedicated to independent operators who will outline new partnerships, business, and acquisition opportunities. Hear from keynote speakers from the independents most prevalent across the continent and the most exciting JV opportunities across Africa delivered in quick five minute pitches

South Africa Day

A dedicated one-day programme, South Africa Day gives you access to the exhibition, networking and general content on that day as well as a full day of South African centric content. The South Africa Day is a long-standing commitment from Africa Oil Week to welcome South Africa energy business and provide South Africa with a dedicated platform to develop its message as a risk adjusted investment destination for global energy companies.


  • Energy Finance Forum, sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills
    As Africa continues to offer unparalleled investment opportunities within the hydrocarbon and renewable energy space, the Energy Finance Forum will explore how you can tap into large pools of global capital to finance and drive investment into African energy projects.
  • Prospect Forum, sponsored by Hawilti
    Prospect Forum will allow many businesses the opportunity to Voriginate and source the most compelling deals in the African upstream.
  • Technical Forum, sponsored by Welligence
    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.

National Showcases

From Ministerial panels to National Energy Showcases, African governments lie at the core of Africa Oil Week. This year, we’ll be hosting 20+ National Showcases across the week, giving governments the opportunity to promote their country’s upstream and energy investment opportunities.

Presentations will include:

  • Exploration history
  • Future drilling campaigns
  • Seismic updates
  • Commercial terms with the country

Green Energy Africa Summit

Introducing Green Energy Africa Summit to Africa Oil Week, connecting the world with the African energy industry. It’s the platform of choice for investors, IPPs, utilities, and government leaders. The summit will provide the deal platform and engine room for growth across Africa’s renewable and low carbon sector. Plus, roundtable talks with 30+ Ministers from across the continent and beyond to engage in project development negotiations with the global private sector.

In 2022, we will welcome senior delegates across two days of pioneering industry leading insight, delivering deals and transactions across our conference and elite networking platforms.

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