The landmark meeting held on and in Eastern Africa

Global Pacific & Partners - with a 35 year track record in and on Africa

With a 35 year track record in and on Africa, Global Pacific & Partners is pleased to again host its annual Eastern Africa Oil, Gas/LNG & Energy Conference 2014 for the fifth consecutive year.

The conference provides unrivalled new insight into the upstream opportunities, open acreage, bid rounds, new ventures, oil/gas investments, key upstream players, and corporate/government strategies in this vast region of fifteen countries covering onshore and offshore potential, from Eritrea to South Africa, including across the Mascerene islands.

The Conference showcases significant presentations of chief executives, government officials, Ministers and key players in Eastern African exploration, from within leading corporate and state oil companies as well as inside the energy finance and service/supply industry value-chain, with an important Exhibition over the Conference period.

Over 350 senior executives attended the Conference in 2013, with 36 exhibitors, and over 90 delegates participated in the Strategy Briefing – with corporate/state players coming from over 40 countries on Six Continents including from inter alia: Kenya, Uganda, Moçambique, United Kingdom, Australia, Ethiopia, South Africa, United States of America, Canada, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Madagascar, France, Germany, Tanzania, India, Spain, China, Netherlands, Egypt, Hong Kong, Russia, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, Bahrain, Kuwait, l’Union des Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Poland, Sudan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia

The Conference, the landmark meeting on Eastern Africa, is hosted annually by Global Pacific & Partners, in Nairobi, Kenya, including with the widely-acclaimed pre-Conference 5th Eastern Africa Strategy Briefing.  During the Strategy Briefing Dr Duncan Clarke, advisor to numerous companies and governments, and author of several historiography and economics books on Africa and its oil and gas future, provides key insights on the corporate upstream oil and gas game, governments and state oil firms and licensing agency strategies.

Following the 5th Eastern Africa Oil, Gas/LNG & Energy 2014 we will celebrate the 62nd PetroAfricanus Dinner to be held on 29th April.





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    VENTURES AFRICA – Kenya will offer new oil blocks to investors before the end of June after discoveries by Britain’s Tullow Oil in the East African country and neighbouring Uganda made the country a frontier for oil exploration.  The licensing of the seven new oil exploration blocks to investors has been stalled by the Energy ministry because of a new law expected to boost investor confidence, with the presence of a legal and fiscal framework to commercialise natural gas discoveries.

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    Australia’s WHL Energy has closed a farm-in agreement with London-based Ophir Energy for its exploration interests off Seychelles.

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    UK start-up Discover Exploration has confirmed the ratification by the Comoros government of a production sharing contract covering three offshore blocks.

  • Ophir nets Seychelles stake

    Australia’s WHL Energy has closed a farm-in agreement with London-based Ophir Energy for its exploration interests off Seychelles.


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