logo #CWCGhana 21–22 November 2018

Summit Day One

Wednesday 21 November 2018

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08:00  -  09:30

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:30  -  09:35

Welcome Remarks

09:35  -  09:45

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


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


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


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


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

10:30  -  11:00

Ministerial Address: Announcing Plans and Priorities

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


Moderator: Kwame Jantuah - CEO - African Energy Consortium LtdModerator: Kwame JantuahCEOAfrican Energy Consortium Ltd
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


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?

End of Summit Day One

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