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“Meet Leading Players In Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Upstream Industry” / 5th Nigerian Independents Forum 2011





“Meet Leading Players In Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Upstream Industry” / 5th Nigerian Independents Forum 2011



LAGOS, Nigeria, March 1, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 5th Nigerian Independents Forum 2011

4 – 5 April 2011

Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria


Organised & Hosted By: Global Pacific & Partners   or

Date & Venue: 4th-5th April 2011, Lagos, Nigeria
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Our 5th Nigerian Independents Forum 2011 (5th April) brings to Lagos the success of prior events that have showcased the Nigerian oil and gas players, the country’s oil and gas game, and the regional focus of selected Independents. The Forum will canvass oil and gas-LNG investments, marginal field strategies, offshore plays, partnerships, government oil policies, new corporate entrants, deals with foreign companies, the emerging gas game, and the future in Nigeria for Independents.

The Conference follows our previous successfully-held Worldwide Independents Forum (London and Houston) and our annual African Independents Forum (Cape Town)


Confimed Speakers: Include 

Dr  Imo Itsueli,  Managing Director, Dubri Oil & Chairman, Nigerian Petroleum Club

Funso  Lawal, Chairman, Sogenal Ltd  & Vice Chairman, Nigerian Petroleum Club

Andree Fawthrop, Chairman & Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria

Prof Mike  Onyekonwu, Managing Consultant, LASER Engineering & Resources Consultants  Limited, and Member of the Council of the Local Content Monitoring Group  and Chairman of Oil and Gas Trainers’ Association

Wale  Tinubu, Group Chief Executive, Oando plc

Nelson Blanco, Managing Director, Nigeria, Petrobras

Dr  Duncan Clarke, Chairman & CEO, Global Pacific &  Partners

Mrs H  Wakil, General Manager, Nigerian Content Division, Petroleum Technology Development Fund, Nigeria

Shawley Coker, Chairman, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria & Managing Director, Ciscon Services

Dr Ebi Omatsola, Managing Director, Consolidated Oil (ConOil)

Yinka  Fawehinmi, Managing Director, Amazon Energy

Jide Ojo, General Manager Exploration & JDZ, Addax Petroleum Development Company & President, NAPE

Dr. Layi Fatona, Managing  Director, Niger Delta Exploration & Production Ltd

Austin  Avuru, Managing Director, Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Wade Chaerwayko, Chairman, Mart Resources

Sola Adepetun,  Partner, Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun

Soji Awogbade,  Partner, AELEX, Lagos

Afe  Mayowa Lawrence, Managing Director, Danvic Concepts, and President Elect, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)

Oladele Kuti, Head of Oil & Gas Renewables, Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC, Nigeria


Prior to the Forum is our 5th African Partnerships Strategy Briefing 2011 (4th April) with Presentations by Dr Duncan Clarke (Chairman & CEO, Global Pacific & Partners), the leading strategist on Africa, and author of Africa: Crude Continent (now a TV Film, made by CNBC-Africa – which will be shown at our 38th PetroAfricanus Dinner). The Strategy Briefing will review new partner potential in over 500 companies, from Africa and around the world, for companies looking for farm-in/outs, new ventures, investors and wider deal-flow.

The PetroAfricanus Club will host its 38th Africa Dinner (5th April) during the conference, with Patron 2011: Preng & Associates and Corporate Sponsors:  Ophir Energy, Tuollow Oil, Mart Resources, OFS Portal, Danvic Concepts, Adepetun, Caxton-Martins, Agbor & Segun, and TMK Africa



5th Nigerian Independents Forum: Focus


•    Nigeria’s Independents At Home & Abroad
•    Role of Independents In Nigeria’s Oil Sector
•    Nigerian Integrated Players
•    Assets, Discoveries & Future Growth
•    Local Content
•    Niger Delta, Deepwaters & Joint Ventures
•    Nigeria’s Gas:  Opportunities For Players
•    Investments, Project Finance & Growth Potential
•    Partnerships In The Indigenous Oil Sector
•    Oil Reforms & Legal Landscape


 We hope to see you in Lagos 

Babette van Gessel
Group Managing Director – The Hague
Global Pacific & Partners
Tel: +31.70.324.6154



Global Pacific & Partners


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