Why Attend?

Africa Oil Week is the leading Oil and Gas event, and is the home of the African Upstream. Join us on 3-7th October in Cape Town.


  • Win new contracts
  • Access to latest projects
  • Network with C-Suite decision-makers, supermajors and Government officials who are ready to make deals


  • Meet operators seeking farm-in equity
  • Meet financiers and equity partners looking to invest
  • Showcase partnerships and successes to secure new clients


  • Hear and learn from the leaders shaping the future of the African continent
  • Grow your business

Companies attending announced

The line-up of companies attending is now live! View the hundreds of companies you can meet and network with at AOW 2022.

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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




  • 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 originate 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.


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