African Energy

Week 2023

16-20 October 2023


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Showcase your latest technologies and innovations with global decisions-makers and thought leaders. Present to 5,000+ registered delegates from over 100 countries and international professionals from across the global energy sector.

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This year’s AEW program will focus on Investing profitably in traditional and new energy sources, driven by the latest developments from key stakeholders in the continent, and the sharing of knowledge from the world’s most renown experts and dealmakers in energy

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Attendance by CEOs and C-suite of global majors, independents, NOCs, midstreamers, refiners, traders, and suppliers as well as Ministers and senior government officials from around the world.

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Speakers and Vip's for 2022

H.E. Filipe Nyusi

President of the Republic of Mozambique
H.E. Timipre Sylva

H.E. Timipre Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum of Nigeria
H.E. Gabriel Obiang

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima

Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Lamine Seydou Traore

H.E. Lamine Seydou Traore

Minister of Mines, Energy and Water for the Republic of Mali
H.E. Carlos Zacarias

H.E. Carlos Zacarias

Minister of Energy Mozambique
H.E. Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed

H.E. Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Federal Republic of Somalia
H.E Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga

H.E Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga

Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
H.E. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

H.E. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Minister of Energy for the Republic of Ghana
H.E. Aissatou Sophie Gladima

H.E. Aissatou Sophie Gladima

Minister of Petroleum and Energies of Senegal
H.E. Mohamed Oun

H.E. Mohamed Oun

Minister of Oil and Gas of Libya
H.E. Mahamane Sani Mahamadou

H.E. Mahamane Sani Mahamadou

Minister of Petroleum,
Republic of Niger
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Hon. Tom Alweendo

Ministry of Mines and Energy, The Republic of Namibia
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H.E. Djerassem le Bemadjiel

Minister of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Chad
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Hon. Puot Kang Chol

Minister of Petroleum Republic of South Sudan
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Bruno Itoua

OPEC President and Congo’s Minister of Hydrocarbons
Dr. J Peter Pham

Dr. J Peter Pham

Former United States Special Envoy for the Sahel Region of Africa

Frans Timmermans

European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal
Frank Fannon

Frank Fanon

Former US Assistant Secretary of State for Energy, Managing Director at Fannon Global Advisors
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Immanuel Mulunga

Managing Director, Namcor
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Foday B.L. Mansaray II

Director General Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone

Paul McDade

Chief Executive Officer - Afentra PLC
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Scott Macmillan

Managing Director Invictus Energy
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Sara Al Awadhi

Senior Legal Counsel, ADNOC
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Dr Valentina Kretzschmar

Energy Transition Director, Capricorn Energy PLC
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Scot Evans

CEO, ReconAfrica
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Keith Hill

CEO, Africa Oil Corp
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Antonio Oburu Ondo

Managing Director, GE Petrol
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Gil Holzman

Founder and CEO, Eco Atlantic
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James Mnyupe

Namibian Hydrogen Commissioner
Mining Indaba

Ian Cloke

COO, Afentra
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John Hamilton

CEO, Panoro Energy
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Eyas Alhomouz

Chairman, PetroNor E&P
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Steve Brann

Vitol Group
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Petur Georgesson

CEO and Founder, Technology Metals Market
Energy Africa

Olakunle Williams

CEO, Tetracore Energy Group

Marco Villa

Chief Operating Officer, Technip Energies

Honorable Abdoulie Jobe

Minister of Petroleum & Energy, The Gambia
Nikki C. Martin

Nikki C. Martin

President, EnerGeo Alliance

Rebecca Enonchong

Chair of the African Center for Technology Innovation and Ventures
Wenang Wang, Chief Representative, State Grid Africa Office

Wenang Wang

Chief Representative, State Grid Africa Office

Tebogo Kale

CEO, Gravitas Minerals

Suzie Jaworowski

Co-Founder, American Energy Global, LLC

Robert Mdeza

CEO, Trinity Energy
Richard Barke Africa Established Areas Exploration Manager, UPST E&NV ESTABLISHED AREAS AFRICA ExxonMobil

Prof Lwazi Ngubevana

Director African Energy Leadership Centre – Wits Business School

Philip Somers

Co-Founder & CEO, ACE 54

Paul Lucchese

Chair, Hydrogen TCP



Nick Mitchell

Executive Director/COO Renergen

Owain Jackson

Exploration Director

Berma Nzang Ondo Asangono

Director of Planning of the Ministry of Finance of Equatorial Guinea

Michael Schmidt

Deputy Head, Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Germany United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Anthony E Paul

Energy, Policy & Strategy Advisor Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)

Leoncio Amada

CEMAC President African Energy Chamber

Mwanyengwa Ndapewoshali Shapwanale

Director Communication and Stakeholder Relation, ReconNamibia / ReconAfrica

Festus Kapembe

ESG Manager, ReconNamibia / ReconAfrica

Sebaga Mabua

Junior Geologist, ReconBotswana / ReconAfrica

Hilda Basson-Namundjebo

Senior Director Government and NGO Relations, ReconAfrica

Robert Mwanachilenga

Country General Manager, ReconAfrica

C. Derek Campbell

Executive Chairman, African Metals Group and Advisory Board Member, African Energy Chamber

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Gabriel Lima

We are here at African Energy Week in Cape Town because we care about our people and because we care about our country.

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

African Energy Week discussed and strategized pathways for a just, equitable, and inclusive energy transition for the continent.

Damilola Ogunbiyi
CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All
Frank Fannon

It is clear from the African Energy Week that Africa has the opportunity to leapfrog conventional thinking.

Frank Fannon
Former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources


2023 African Energy Week Event

African Energy Week

The Venue

Event Location

V&A Waterfront Cape Town South Africa

African Energy Week 2022 will take place across several venues in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.