Nigel Friend

Nigel Friend

CEO Orca Exploration

Mr. Friend has over 20 years' experience in the international energy sector. At KPMG in London, he led the corporate finance department that project managed several significant corporate acquisitions and privatizations. In the 1990’s he led Enron Europe’s investment in an onshore gas field in the Thrace Basin in Turkey. At Pan Ocean Energy Corporation, he coordinated the spinout of the Company's Tanzania natural gas business unit to shareholders and the listing of East Coast Energy. He was a Board Director and Chief Financial Officer of Orca between 2004 and 2012. More recently, he jointly founded a company that is developing new modular technologies that will facilitate the monetization of natural gas. Mr. Friend is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University.

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Thursday 07/11/2019

From 14:30 To 15:30

11/07/2019 14:30 11/07/2019 15:30 Regional Session: East Africa's Gas Story As global companies settle on business in a $65 USD market, operators begin looking to invest in exploration and new frontiers. This compelling session provides a deep insight into the current operating landscape in some of the most highly sought-after regions. Across the hour, our presenters will uncover the above and below ground risks and opportunities in the continent’s regional hot spots.
 
 Above Ground Risk:
How does the region’s outlook on political stability shape new venture decision-making in the region’s oil and gas sector?
 
Below Ground Risk:
Exploring the region's geology and new insights

NOC Insight:
How NOC's have reformed and reviewed their business landscape to compete on a global stage

Operator Insight
Why the region offers new venture activity: challenges and opportunities
Main Stage

Main Stage

"Regional Session: East Africa's Gas Story"

Dr Brian W. Horn Gilbert Yevi Nigel Friend Omar Mithá Shawn Robert Duthie
Time and date

Thursday 07/11/2019

From 14:30 To 15:30

11/07/2019 14:30 11/07/2019 15:30 Regional Session: East Africa's Gas Story As global companies settle on business in a $65 USD market, operators begin looking to invest in exploration and new frontiers. This compelling session provides a deep insight into the current operating landscape in some of the most highly sought-after regions. Across the hour, our presenters will uncover the above and below ground risks and opportunities in the continent’s regional hot spots.
 
 Above Ground Risk:
How does the region’s outlook on political stability shape new venture decision-making in the region’s oil and gas sector?
 
Below Ground Risk:
Exploring the region's geology and new insights

NOC Insight:
How NOC's have reformed and reviewed their business landscape to compete on a global stage

Operator Insight
Why the region offers new venture activity: challenges and opportunities
Main Stage
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Main Stage

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