Conference Schedule by Events and Location


SSAU Day 1 (Event)


8.00-10.00am Arrival and Onsite Registration LOC
10.00-11.00 Opening Ceremony and Keynote Addresses Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum, Nigeria. Dr Ibe Kachikwu
11.00-11.45 Goodwill messages from selected Partners and Sponsors Partners and Sponsors
11.45-12.00 Tea Break /Exhibition
12.20-2.00pm Energy Outlook for Sub-Sahara Africa 2030 Mr. Osten Olorunsola Oil and Gas Consultant/ Former Director, Department of Petroleum Resources
2.00-3.00pm Lunch
3.00-4.00pm Opportunities and Challenges in the Gas and Power Sectors in Sub-Sahara Africa (Paper presentation and Panel Discussion) Paper Presenter: Engr. Modestus Lumato Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation Panel Discussants:
1. Dr. Mirin Dowell (Moderator)
2. Mr Dipo Maiye -Lead Partner, Andersen Tax
3. Modestus Lumato - Tanzania Petroleum Dev. Corporation
4. Mr Osten Olorunsola - Former DPR Director
5. Professor Samuel Wara - Energy Management Consultant

Panel Discussion 2:

Ministry of Petroleum "7 Big wins as a tool for growth in Nigeria oil and gas sector"
Panel Discussants
(1) Mr. Gbite Adeniji -STA to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources
(3) Director, DPR
All Day Tour of Exhibition booths
All Day Executive Media Chat and Visit Health Booths
7.00-9.00pm Network Cocktail


SSAU Day 2 (Event)


8.00-9.00am Arrival and Onsite Registration #InvestAfricaEnergy LOC
7.30-9.00am Business Networking Breakfast (Invite only) Sponsored by Chevron Nigeria Limited

Keynote Paper:

Gas to power in Sub-Sahara Africa: Investment opportunities in Nigeria
Dr Baru Maikanti, Group Managing Director, NNPC Session Chair: Thomas Dada -President, Nigeria Gas Association & CEO, Frontier Oil
10.00-11.00 Funding Energy Projects Across Sub-Sahara Africa Panel Discussants:
1. Mr. Tunde Lemo OFR -Chairman Lambert Investment & Former Deputy Governor, CBN
2. Alhaji Ahmadu Sambo- Group General Manager, Finance, NNPC.
3. Ladi Daodu – Director Transaction Advisory, SEL Capital
4. Mr. Roland Ewubare, Group General Manager, NAPIMS/NNPC
5. Wale Raji - Shell Nigeria.
Session Chair: Mr. Godwin Emefiele – Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (Proposed)
11.00-11.45 Global Crude Oil Market Trend: Pushing Africa Barrels to the Market Keynote Speaker: Mallam Mele Kyari (Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, NNPC)
Session Chair: Hon. Akinlaja Joseph (Chair, House committee, Downstream)
11.45-12.00 Tea Break /Exhibition
12.15-1.00pm Nigeria is open for Business: A presentation of Nigerian Investment Promotion Council Engr. Mustafa Bello - The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Investment Promotion Council
1.00-2.00pm Technical Paper Presentations Sustainable closure and decommissioning of oil and gas assets: The Shell approach Engr. Bayo Ojulari (Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company)
Session Chair: Mr. Egbert Faibille Jnr. (CEO, Ghana Petroleum Commission).
2.00-3.00pm Lunch
3.00-4.00pm Managing community relations in challenging times

Paper Presenter: Paul Arinze Panel Discussant:

(i) Paul Arinze - General Manager, Public Affairs, ExxonMobil Nigeria
(ii) Mathew Sele -epiri, - Chairman KEFFES Rural Dev. Foundation.
(iii) Ms. Judith Blay – Petroleum Commission, Ghana.
(iv) Mrs Doris Akpovwa - Vice President, NAPE and Oil and Gas Consultant
4.00-5.00pm The Future of Energy: Renewable Energy and Disruptive Technologies Professor Samuel Wara -Energy Management Consultant.
Mr. Powell Maimba- President, East African Petroleum Institute.
All Day Tour of Exhibition booths
All Day Executive Media Chat and Visit Health Booths
7.00-11.00pm Gala /Award Night @Transcorp Hilton, Abuja


SSAU Day 3 (Event)


8.00-9.00am Arrival and Onsite Registration #SSAUSummit @ICC Abuja LOC

Paper Presentations:

Changing the cost paradigm: less for more
Mrs. Oritsemeyiwa Eyesan General Manager, Planning NAPIMS, NNPC

Panel Discussion::

Women in Petroleum and energy - building capacity to address gender gap

Panel Discussants:

1. Mrs. Oyeyemi Ladipo - Group General Manager, HR, NNPC
2. Engr. Beatrice Spaine -Development Manager, Offshore Assets, Shell Nigeria
3. Mrs. Doris Akpovwa- Vice President, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).
4. Ms. Judit Blay, Petroleum Commission, Ghana.
11.45-12.00 Tea Break /Exhibition


A land of Opportunities Proposed host of 2019 edition of Sub Sahara Africa Upstream Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition
HE. Muhidini Mboweto Tanzanian High Commissioner to Nigeria
2.00-3.00pm Lunch
3.00-4.00pm Conference Round Up and Proceedings
All Day Tour of Exhibition booths
4.00-6.00pm Departure

We look forward to welcoming you in Abuja, Nigeria.