Why Attend?

Coming into its 30th year, AOW remains the best place for deal sourcing and corporate matchmaking for the African oil and gas industry. It has served as the most comprehensive meeting for investment, finance, innovation, and transformation to support end-to-end value creation.

Join us from 7-11 October 2024 to celebrate how far the industry has come and discover what the future holds for Africa's oil and gas industry.


What to expect from AOW 2024



  • 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

Why should you attend?

Why AOW for... Governments and NOCs
Promote new data and projects
Develop new partnerships
Meet new investors
Why AOW for... Geo-services
Engage with global operators and NOCs
Showcase data libraries and services
Develop new business opportunities
Why AOW for... Oilfield Services
Meet major operators across the continent
Learn about projects before your competitors
Forge valuable new contacts
Why AOW for... Operators
Meet potential partners
Cut new deals
Reach decision makers directly
Why AOW for... Business Services
Learn about upcoming projects
Meet the people that matter
Network with the whole industry
Why AOW for... The Whole Industry
Make strong contacts across five days
Get to the heart of what's happening
Bolster your contact book

Companies Attended

The line-up of companies that attended is now live! View the hundreds of companies who attended AOW 2023.

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National showcase

Shining the light on African Countries. In 2023 these included Sierra, South Africa, Senegal, Gambia, Angola, Cote d’lvoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Uganda.


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AOW is constantly evolving with new content added every year to bring you the most crucial developments around the African Upstream. Our forums included: Finance & M&A, Prospect, Technology, Gas and the African Independents.


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Ministers and energy leaders gathered from around the world to discuss the solutions and deals that will build on the African energy sector.


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Networking receptions every night at beautiful venues as well as the Farwell Braii at Cabo Beach Club to close the event.


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