Africa Investment Exchange: Gas
RSA House, London

Now in its fourth year, AIX: Gas is held under the Chatham House Rule and brings upstream players together with power sector and downstream developers and investors for a frank discussion of project opportunities and investment issues affecting all stakeholders across the gas sector.

Download the latest agenda - featuring more than 33 named panellists


Agenda highlights

  • Regional gas focus on West Africa (with a focus on Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana), Central Africa (Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea) and East and Southern Africa (Tanzania and Mozambique).
  • Financing along the value chain – financing GTP, LNG and upstream projects, lessons from recently successful FID decisions and the potential for stronger partnerships and co-operation along the value chain.
  • Gas-to-power investment strategies – meeting the continent’s fast-rising demand for GTP.
  • Gas to market – Project stakeholders from Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana discuss the challenges of developing an indigenous gas industry that serves both African and international markets.
  • Africa Gas Outlook – highlighting key trends, with expert analysis and data from African Energy Live Data.
  • The potential for working with ‘new’ investor classes – From the European Commission and African Development Bank to upstream operators, gas industry investors are looking to tap into new sources of private capital to finance the take-off African energy industries need.
  • AfricaHardball – Political issues that weigh on Africa’s gas industries.
  • Building an LNG value chain – focusing on, the prospects and competitiveness of African LNG amid growing global supply availability, FLNG, FSRU, onshore projects and the complexity of the LNG to power value chain.


Panellists include:

  • Dafe Akpeneye, Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Kishan Pillay, Director of Oil & Gas: Industrial Development Division, Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa
  • Victor Tivane, Director of Local Content, ENH, Mozambique
  • Sam Aiboni, Legal Advisor, Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria
  • Audrey Joe-Ezigbo, Co-founder and Executive Director, Falcon Corporation
  • Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy Namibia
  • Ketsela Tadesse, Head of Petroleum Licensing, Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ethiopia
  • Tarik Hamane, Executive Director and Advisor to the Chairman, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
  • Jay Bhattacherjee, Chief Executive Officer, Aminex
  • Oliver Quinn, Director – Exploration and Africa, Ophir Energy
  • Helen Tarnoy, Managing Director, Aldwych International
  • Olusola Lawson, Regional Director, West Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • Chris Levell, Managing Consultant, Gas Strategies
  • Paul Eardley-Taylor,  Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
  • John Smelcer, Partner, Webber Wentzel
  • Ezekiel Adesina, Senior Business and Strategy Analyst, Nigeria LNG
  • Joe McGladdery, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams
  • Pierre Raillard, Director Africa, OneLNG
  • Brian O’Hanlon, Director of Business Development, Global Energy Group, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Roland Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, Gasfin Development
  • JP Sweny, Counsel, Latham & Watkins
  • Erik Wandrag, Senior Transaction Advisor, Power Africa
  • Steve Husbands, Head of Commercial – Oil & Gas Advisory, SLR

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Patricipating organisations include:

Government officials, NOCs and utilities

  • Department of Trade & Industry South Africa
  • ENH, Mozambique
  • Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria
  • Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ethiopia
  • Ministry of Mines and Energy Namibia
  • Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
  • Niger Delta Power Holding Company
  • Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission

Finance and investment

Africa Bridge Capital Management, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), CDC Group, Jiva Capital, Kapok Capital, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Pembani Remgro, Power Africa, Rand Merchant Bank, Standard Bank, Whitehall & Company

Power sector developers

Aldwych International, Cummins, Impala Energy, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa

Oil and gas project developers

Aminex, Bowleven, Falcon Corporation, Gasfin Development, Glencore UK, Höegh LNG, Modec, Monetizing Gas Africa, Nigeria LNG, OneLNG, Shell, Stolt‑Nielsen Gas, Total, Victoria Oil and Gas, Vitol

Professional services

Africa Energy Study Group, Clyde & Co, Cross-border Information (CbI), Gas Strategies, IPA Advisory, Latham & Watkins, SLR Consulting, The Energy Contract Company, Watson Farley & Williams, Webber Wentzel, White & Case


There is a 15% early bird discount which runs until 6 March.

Price payable: £1,445 plus VAT (full price £1,700 plus VAT)

Book online or email Lauren Andrews for an invoice. Tel: +44 (0)1424 721667


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