Must Attend Forum

This unique, indigenous sector focused event is the must attend forum for 2014. The conference provides an ideal setting for knowledge sharing, discussion and analysis of the latest trends on the Nigerian oil scene in relation to global markets. The conference is a platform to highlight the gains and success stories on the indigenous scene and opportunities for expansion and capacity building. The conference will also take a closer look at the role of local producer, how indigenous companies are shaping the oil industry – how to promote indigenous producers and how to satisfy the legal requirements without compromising on resourcing. The event also gives leading solution providers and opportunity to showcase their products and solutions first hand to the market. This must attend event is aimed at:

  • Government
  • Regulators and government agencies
  • Indigenous Producers
  • Oil operators and field owners
  • EPC Contractors
  • Gas Companies
  • Petroleum Companies
  • Energy Companies
  • Refineries
  • Downstream Technology Providers
  • Investors
  • Engineering Companies
  • Oil and Gas Technology Providers
  • Security Companies
  • Human Resource/Local Content Practitioners

Draft Agenda

Day 1 – Shaping the sector

  • Policy makers Plenary – Shaping West Africa’s Oil message
  • International global risk and its implications on the Nigerian market
  • International Case Study: Indigenous production in the Norwegian market
  • The elephant in the room – Petroleum Industry Bill, understanding the outcomes
  • Securing the onshore production arena – creating confidence on the market
  • Case study: Partnerships – The trans Niger pipeline and other keys to improving crude deliveries
  • The role of indigenous gas producers in securing the Nigerian energy sector

Downstream Corner:

  • Moving towards more local processing and efficient delivery – growing supporting industries
  • Showcase opportunity: Technology and Service Showcasing of Indigenous Suppliers
  • Gas Infrastructure development

Investors Corner:

  • How to identify what is the most effective project finance strategy for developing infrastructure?

Day two – Indigenous Players Day

  • Overcoming Indigenous specific challenges
  • Positioning for increased production – How to benefit from the IOC divestments
  • Creating value for Nigeria through local content
  • The role of established producers in promoting and establishing indigenous players
  • How to address the need for local processing – addressing investment and skills resources
  • Strategies for early identification of growth opportunities and avoiding risk in the junior production sector
  • The importance of Nigeria’s mineral and petroleum resources contributing to employment rates and development of local labour markets
  • Closing Showcase – Indigenous corner – 5 minute case studies