The Africa E&P Summit – Press Release

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Full two-day speaker program announced

The Africa E&P Summit is being organised and hosted by Frontier Communications and is the main E&P focused event in London. Held on the 23rd and 24th May, this full two-day event will bring together Africa’s upstream industry at a world-class venue in London, shaped for companies active in Africa’s oil & gas game and provides unrivalled insights into the Continent’s fast-changing exploration horizon.

You will hear from key players and the decision-makers, from corporate players active in Africa through to fast-moving independents, finance, legal and service & supply companies and African governments and NOC’s seeking investors.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Keith Hill, President, CEO, Director, Africa Oil Corp., Kenya
  • Tracey Henderson, Senior VP Exploration, Kosmos Energy, Dallas
  • Eric Hathon, Exploration Director, Cairn Energy
  • Austin Avuru, CEO, Seplat Petroleum, Nigeria
  • Oliver Quinn, Director Exploration, Africa, Ophir Energy, London
  • Jim Demarest, VP Global Exploration, Noble Energy, Houston
  • Jasper Peijs, VP Exploration, Africa, BP, London
  • Famourou Kourouma, Deputy General Manager, ONAP Guinea
  • Peter Dolan, Director, Dolan & Associates Limited, London
  • Cath Norman, Managing Director, FAR Limited, Melbourne
  • Craig Goulder, VP Exploration, Woodside Energy, Perth
  • Phil Birch, Exploration Director, Impact Oil & Gas, Surrey
  • Peter Elliott, Director, NVentures, London
  • Hélène Dantoine, VP Africa, Exploration Subsidiaries, Total, Paris
  • Larry Bottomley, CEO, Chariot Oil & Gas, London
  • Roger Carvalho, Managing Director, SPTEC Advisory, Paris
  • Diakaria Koulibaly, CEO, Office National du Petrole (ONAP), Guinea
  • Mike Lakin, Managing Director, ENVOI Limited
  • Marc Guillon, Director, MGGS, Utrecht
  • David Fassom, Director, Stellar Energy Advisors, London
  • Steve Husbands, Principal Commercial Advisor, SLR Consulting, London
  • Mark Llamas, Managing Director Acquisitions and Divestitures, GMP FirstEnergy LLP
  • Galen Treadgold, Executive Director, AMNI International, Houston
  • Marianne Walcot, COO, Progressive Technology Solutions, London
  • Steve Jenkins, Chairman, Savannah Petroleum, London
  • Diakaria Koulibaly, CEO, Office National du Petrole (ONAP), Guinea
  • David Sturt, Managing Director, AziNam, Windhoek
  • Oisin Fanning, CEO, San Leon Energy, London
  • Ahmet Dik, Chief Executive Officer, Victoria Oil & Gas, London
  • Ignacio de Calonje, Chief Investment Officer, IFC, London
  • Pierre Raillard, Director, Africa, OneLNG, London
  • Mark Groves Gidney, General Manager, Bissau Exploration Co, London
  • Alessandro Colla, Regional Geomarket Director, Sub-Sahara Africa, CGG
  • Thore Kristiansen, COO, E&P, Executive Director, Galp Energia, Lisbon
  • Peter Elliott, Director, NVentures, London
  • Keith Myers, President, Research, Westwood Global Energy Group
  • Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Nambia
    Alexander Mollinger, COO, Discover Exploration, London

Event Highlights:

  • Hear from Africa’s Leading E&P Companies
  • Two full days of High-level C-Suite networking
  • Excellent Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities
  • World Upstream Reception hosted by The Africa Petroleum Club
  • African Government and NOC Showcase
  • Opportunities, Outlook, Risks & Challenges
  • Government Licensing Round Promotion

We thank our Sponsors and Exhibitors, Africa Oil Corp, Kosmos Energy, Stellar Energy Advisors, Woodside, Azinam-Namibia, RPS Energy and Progressive. Support Partners, SPTEC Advisory and Working Smart.


We are also grateful for the support of our all our media partners including Oil Review Africa-Lead Media Partner and Upstream-Platinum Partner.



For registration, sponsorship and exhibition, contact Gayle Meikle
Tel: +44 20 7193 8224


Places limited and Right of Admission Reserved 




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