AOP London

Investor Forum

London, United Kingdom


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Africa’s Energy Investment Event of the Year

Africa Oil & Power landed in London for the first time in 2018, on May 10. At the Africa Oil & Power Investor Forum, the continent’s leading executives, policy makers, financiers and legal and advisory experts came together for a compelling one-day program. Program highlights included: 2018 investor and project updates from Atlas-Oranto and Ophir Energy; panels on capital raising, local content and gas-to-power; and ministerial keynote speeches from the ministers of petroleum of Equatorial Guinea and South Sudan.


10 May 2018


London, United Kingdom


King's Place

Discussion Points

Ministerial keynotes and special announcements from selected African ministries of petroleum.

Focus on finance: panels and sessions on capital raising for Africa oil and gas projects and reaching FID in 2018; local content and the bottom line; and gas-to-power.

The UK, Europe and Africa: AOP speakers looked at the evolution of oil and gas investment ties between the UK, Europe and Africa, and the implications of Britain’s departure from the EU on African energy.

Investor updates: London-based upstream independents took to the stage to provide updates on African projects: breaking ground, development, financing and new investor announcements.

Launch of Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea 2018 Our special report on Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas industry, commissioned by the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons in the nation’s 50th year of independence, launched at the AOP Investor Forum in London.




Dr. Oliver Quinn

Director, Africa and Global New Ventures, Ophir Energy

Dr. Nick Cooper

CEO, Ophir Energy

NJ Ayuk

Executive Chairman, Africa Energy Chamber

Sebastian Wagner

CEO, DMWA Resources

Emre Usenmez

Petroleum Economist and Lecturer in Oil & Gas Law, Uni of Aberdeen

Frank Monkam

Origination & Investments, Gunvor Group

Prof. John Paterson

Professor of Law, Centre for Energy Law, University of Aberdeen

Kevin Foo

Executive Chairman, Victoria Oil & Gas

Phillip Slater

Managing Director, Oranto Petroleum

Nyonga Fofang

Managing Director of Bambili Group

Robert Perkins

Senior Editor, S&P Global Platts

Tara O’Connor

CEO, Africa Risk Consultants

Tom Attenborough

Head of International Business Development, Primary Markets, LSE

Pablo Galante Escobar

Global Head of LNG, Vitol

Susan Maples

Legal and Commercial Advisor, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle

Neil Passmore

CEO and Co-founder, Hannam & Partners

Obi Ejimofo

Operations Director, Asoko Insight

Chanelle George

Investor Relations, CAP Energy

Alex Mould

Former CEO, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Tope Shonubi

Co‐founder and Director of Sahara Group

Dele Kuti

Global Head of Oil and Gas, Standard Bank

Nicolas Bonnefoy

Special Advisor, Africa Matters


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