logo #CWCGhana 21–22 November 2018

Full Programme

21 - 22 November 2018

Summit Day One

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08:00  -  09:30

Registration & Networking Breakfast


09:30  -  09:35

Welcome Remarks


Speakers

Jason Adjalo - VP - Middle East & Africa - CWC Group LtdJason AdjaloVP - Middle East & AfricaCWC Group Ltd

09:35  -  09:45

Welcome Address: Ghana’s Oil & Gas Potential: Plans, Policies, Economic Expansion


Speakers

Kwame Jantuah - CEO - African Energy Consortium LtdKwame JantuahCEOAfrican Energy Consortium Ltd

09:45  -  10:00

Keynote Address: Maximising Ghana’s Gas Potential – The Keys to a Strengthened Economy


Speakers

Dr. Ben K.D Asante - CEO - Ghana National Gas Company LtdDr. Ben K.D AsanteCEOGhana National Gas Company Ltd

10:00  -  10:15

Keynote Address: Reinforcing the Pivotal Role of Oil & Gas in Development of Ghana’s Economy


Speakers

Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong - Chief Executive Officer - Ghana National Petroleum CompanyDr Kofi Koduah SarpongChief Executive OfficerGhana National Petroleum Company

10:15  -  10:30

Keynote Address: Attracting Oil & Gas Investment through Policy


Speakers

Egbert Faibille - CEO - Petroleum Commission, GhanaEgbert FaibilleCEOPetroleum Commission, Ghana

10:30  -  11:00

Ministerial Address: Announcing Plans and Priorities


Speakers

Hon. John Peter Amewu - Minister of Energy - Republic of GhanaHon. John Peter AmewuMinister of EnergyRepublic of Ghana

11:00  -  12:00

Ministerial Tour of the Exhibition & Networking Coffee Break


12:00  -  14:00

Networking Lunch


14:00  -  15:15

Session 1: PANEL DISCUSSION: Next Frontier of Oil Exploration & Production – Outlining the Vision, Plans & Timelines


Speakers

Moderator: Kwame Jantuah - CEO - African Energy Consortium LtdModerator: Kwame JantuahCEOAfrican Energy Consortium Ltd
Hon. Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam - Deputy Minister, Petroleum - Ministry of Energy, The Republic of GhanaHon. Dr. Mohammed Amin AdamDeputy Minister, PetroleumMinistry of Energy, The Republic of Ghana
Egbert Faibille - CEO - Petroleum Commission, GhanaEgbert FaibilleCEOPetroleum Commission, Ghana
Kweku Awotwi - Managing Director - Tullow Ghana LtdKweku AwotwiManaging DirectorTullow Ghana Ltd
Dr Jan Helge Skogen - General Manager - Aker Energy Gh. Ltd.Dr Jan Helge SkogenGeneral ManagerAker Energy Gh. Ltd.

Presentation: Licensing Round Updates & Announcements
Hon. Mohammed Amin Adam, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy, Republic of Ghana

Panel Discussion:

  • What plans are in place to increase on and offshore oil and gas production?
  • Voltaian Basin: Updates on feasibility and seismic studies. What potential does this Basin offer for new investors?
  • How can GNPC and the private sector producers further collaborate to increase efficiency, support productivity and maximise returns?
  • What international best practices can be replicated in keeping the cost of production low to maximise output?
  • What is the independent producers’ role in increasing national reserves?
15:15  -  17:00

Session 2: PANEL DISCUSSION: Consolidating Local Content Success and Outlining the Strategy for Increased Local Capacity


Speakers

Moderator: Barbara Gbologah-Quaye - Country Director Ghana - PYXERA GlobalModerator: Barbara Gbologah-QuayeCountry Director GhanaPYXERA Global
Kwaku Boateng - Director - Local Content - Petroleum Commission, GhanaKwaku BoatengDirector - Local ContentPetroleum Commission, Ghana
Michael Tawiah - Head of Local Content - Ministry of EnergyMichael TawiahHead of Local ContentMinistry of Energy
Jennifer Bruce-Konuah - Local Content, Supplier Development & Delivery Manager  - Tullow Ghana LtdJennifer Bruce-KonuahLocal Content, Supplier Development & Delivery Manager Tullow Ghana Ltd
Oghogho (O.G) Dixon - Managing Director - Ghana & OFS Drilling Services SSA - Baker Hughes, a GE CompanyOghogho (O.G) DixonManaging Director - Ghana & OFS Drilling Services SSABaker Hughes, a GE Company
Steve Taylor - Manager - Rigworld Training CenterSteve TaylorManagerRigworld Training Center

  • What impact has the Local Content regulation made in developing local expertise and utilisation of local services and products?
  • What significant Local Content achievements can be celebrated since the enactment of the Petroleum (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations, 2013?
  • How have oil producing countries in the region and globally, further adapted their Local Content regulations to encourage investment into developing local capacity? What lessons can be learned?
  • How can the Government increase industry activity, aiding the sustenance of local companies and developed capacity?
  • What Government plans are in place to increase national reserves to create opportunities for independent producers?
17:00

End of Summit Day One


Summit Day Two

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09:00  -  10:00

Networking Breakfast


10:00  -  11:20

Session 3: PANEL DISCUSSION: Optimising Gas Exploration & Utilisation for Accelerated & Sustainable Development


Speakers

Moderator: Steven Gray - Director & UK Export Finance Lead - West Africa - Wardour Global LtdModerator: Steven GrayDirector & UK Export Finance Lead - West AfricaWardour Global Ltd
Dr. Ben K.D Asante - CEO - Ghana National Gas Company LtdDr. Ben K.D AsanteCEOGhana National Gas Company Ltd
Walter Perez - Managing Director  - West African Gas Pipeline Company  Walter PerezManaging Director West African Gas Pipeline Company
Baluri Bukari - Stakeholder Engagement & Local Content Manager - Eni GhanaBaluri BukariStakeholder Engagement & Local Content ManagerEni Ghana
Kofi Koomson - Program Manager - PYXERA GlobalKofi KoomsonProgram ManagerPYXERA Global

  • What steps and solutions are needed to unlock the full potential of the Ghana’s gas sector?
  • What impact has the Gas Masterplan had on the investor’s appetite?
  • Reviewing gas pricing dynamics
  • With domestic gas production set for significant expansion from Sankofra-Gue Nyame field and the TEN field, what challenges need to be overcome to unlock its full potential?
  • Progress report: Phase 1 of the Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Projects. What are the next steps?
11:20  -  11:50

Networking Coffee Break


11:50  -  13:20

Session 4: PANEL DISCUSSION: Powering Ghana: Upgrading & Expanding the Power Industry


Speakers

Moderator: Kwame Jantuah - CEO - African Energy Consortium LtdModerator: Kwame JantuahCEOAfrican Energy Consortium Ltd
Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa - Chief Executive Officer - Volta River Authority (VRA)Emmanuel Antwi-DarkwaChief Executive OfficerVolta River Authority (VRA)
Jonathan Amoako-Baah - Chief Executive Officer - Ghana Grid Company Ltd (GRIDCo)Jonathan Amoako-BaahChief Executive OfficerGhana Grid Company Ltd (GRIDCo)
Edmund Acheampong - Country Manager - Siemens Ghana LtdEdmund AcheampongCountry ManagerSiemens Ghana Ltd
Seth Twum-Akwaboah - CEO - Association of Ghana IndustriesSeth Twum-AkwaboahCEOAssociation of Ghana Industries

  • Project updates and expansion plans - What strategies are in place to meet Ghana’s growing power demand?
  • Exploring LNG as a solution to meeting Ghana’s energy demand
  • What more can be done with energy policy in Ghana to drive forward affordability and access for all?
  • What untapped opportunities lie in renewable energy resources? What plans are in place to harness these opportunities?
  • Ghana as a power exporter – What will it take to transform vision to reality?
13:20  -  14:30

Networking Lunch


14:30

End of Ghana Summit 2018


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