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

Africa'sleading conference focuses on new discoveries and opportunities 
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Withalreadyover 1,000 
confirmed delegates from all over the world and a sold outExhibition 
the20(th)Africa 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(th)Africa 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(th)the10(th)AfricaIndependents 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(th)Dr Duncan Clarke(Chairman,Global Pacific & 
Partners)willhold the15(th)Scramble 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(th)Africa 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 
Babette van Gessel, Global Pacific & Partners, Tel: +31.70.324.6154,  
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