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's  leading conference focuses on new discoveries and opportunities

With  already  over 1,000 confirmed delegates from all over the world and a
sold out  Exhibition the  20 ^th  Africa Oil Week  (25-29 November) has
again proven itself  as  the main exploration and development event on
Africa's oil/gas game. During the  Week  over 100 keynote speakers from
leading corporates, governments, national oil companies and independents focus
on new oil and gas discoveries,  emerging  ventures and LNG developments on
the continent.

The 20 ^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 the 10 ^th  Africa  Independents Forum focuses on the
challenges ofindependents,first oil,strategies forsuccess, gas
inportfolio,shale gas developments andfrontier states..

Atthe 54th 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 the 15 ^th  Scramble for Africa Strategy Briefing
whichtracks 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.

Duringthe 20 ^th  Africa Oil Week 2013 the"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

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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