20th Africa Oil Week Proves Landmark in Oil and Gas Game

           20th Africa Oil Week Proves Landmark in Oil and Gas Game

PR Newswire

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 17, 2013

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Africa'sleading conference focuses on new discoveries and opportunities

Withalreadyover 1,000 confirmed delegates from all over the world and a sold
outExhibition the20^thAfrica Oil Week(25-29 November) has again proven
itselfasthe main exploration and development event on Africa's oil/gas game.
During theWeekover 100 keynote speakers from leading corporates,
governments, national oil companies and independents focus on new oil and gas
discoveries,emergingventures and LNG developments on the continent.

The20^thAfrica Upstream Conference(27-29 November) focuses on the
exploration, development and production chain, corporate oil and gas
strategies, new entries, foreign state players, upstream policies
andinvestmentopportunities thatwilldetermine Africa's oil, gas and energy
future- fromexplorationin the West Niger Delta to giant opportunities
inAngola,andfrontier exploration acreage in Namibia to Eastern Africa
hotspotslike Mocambique,Kenya and Tanzania.

On November 26^ththe10^thAfricaIndependents Forumfocuses on the
challenges ofindependents,first oil,strategies forsuccess, gas
inportfolio,shale gas developments andfrontier states..

Atthe54th PetroAfricanus Dinner(November 25^th)^ Tim O'Hanlon(Vice
President, African Business,Tullow Oil)- one of an exceptional and rare
breed of Africa's explorers, with decades of experience on the continent-
willreveal how a once-small minnow grew to become one ofAfrica'sleading
independent players, with a high-quality portfolioacross Sub-Saharan Africa.

On November 25^thDr Duncan Clarke(Chairman,Global Pacific &
Partners)willhold the15^thScramble for Africa Strategy
Briefingwhichtracks changing competitor maps in Africa,providing seasoned
insights and interpretationsof the strategies ofaround 500 players.This
unique set of insights is unrivalled, and draws a high-level audience of
company executives and state officials annually.

Duringthe20^thAfrica Oil Week 2013the"Big Five"Annual Awards and the
Conrad Gerber Award for research and intellectual contribution to Africa will
be announced.SpecialParallelSessionscoverYoung Professionals in Oil, Gas
& Energy,Local Contentin Africa,andEmerging ExplorationTechnologies,
plusthe Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Breakfastin Africa.

Website: http://www.globalpacificpartners.com

SOURCE Global Pacific & Partners

Contact: For further information please contact Babette van Gessel, Global
Pacific & Partners, Tel: +31.70.324.6154, e-mail: babette@glopac-partners.com,
website: http://www. globalpacificpartners.com
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