Stakeholders Brainstorm at 2017 Africa Oil & Gas Assembly

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Stakeholders in the oil and gas sector in Africa have converged at Westin in Paris, France to set a roadmap for the continent’s booming energy industry.

At the ongoing 2017 Africa Oil & Gas Assembly, experts are gathering to discuss ways to explore emerging opportunities in the industry.

Attracting over 800 executives from June 13-14, the conference is specifically designed to meet potential business partners and investment prospects, identify emerging corporate development opportunities and network with C-level executives from across the industry and the industries that serve it.

Over 80 speakers are in Paris to participate in the over 30 sessions in-front of 800 delegates.

Some of the speakers for the event from Nigeria include Minister of State for Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu; co-founder and Group Executive Director, Sahara Group, Mr Tonye Cole; CFO, Oando Energy Resources, Adeola Ogunsemi; Vice President, Schlumberger, Bayo Adebiyi; Partner, Streamsowers & Köhn, Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko; Managing Director, Sahara Energy Upstream, Olajumoke Ajayi; Investment Director and Head of West Africa, Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Olusola Lawson; and Chief Executive Officer, Proton Energy, Oti Ikomi.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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