A high-level panel comprising African public and private sector energy leaders discussed strategies for mitigating project development risk during the African Energy Chamber’s Invest in African Energy reception in Dubai on Thursday, which aimed to connect international financiers with African energy projects.
As part of the African Energy Chamber’s Invest in African Energy reception in Dubai on Thursday – representing the fourth stop on the Chamber’s global investment tour – a panel discussion was held to unpack the latest developments, trends and opportunities within Africa’s shifting exploration and production (E&P) landscape.
Middle East, Africa Energy Stakeholders Unite in Dubai for African Energy Chamber’s Invest in African Energy Event
The African Energy Chamber (AEC) united financiers and energy stakeholders from the UAE, Middle East and Africa during its Invest in African Energy reception in Dubai on Thursday, aimed at cementing deeper, longer-term and mutually beneficial relations between the two regions and advancing shared interests in diversification, energy security and infrastructure development.
The African Energy Chamber – the voice of the African energy sector – spoke with Foday B. L. Mansaray, Director General of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone, in an exclusive interview onthe country’s latest oil and gas developments. These include a fifth licensing round launched last May, ongoingevaluation of its gas prospects, streamlined concession terms, and an upcoming wildcat and appraisal well to be drilled later this year.
During a networking event in London on Thursday, Afreximbank unpacked investment opportunities across Africa’s oil and gas landscape, with a focus on leveraging key drivers of African and global gas demand.