logo #CWCMozambique 13–14 November 2019

Strategic Gas Summit Day One

1 November 2018

08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00  -  10:00

Presidential and Ministerial Keynote Address – Official Conference Opening


Martin Hutchison - Managing Director - International Resources ConsultingMartin HutchisonManaging DirectorInternational Resources Consulting
Dr. Omar Mithá - Chairman & CEO - ENH Dr. Omar MitháChairman & CEOENH
H.E. Augusto de Sousa Fernando - Deputy Vice Minister - Mineral Resources & Energy  - Republic of MozambiqueH.E. Augusto de Sousa FernandoDeputy Vice Minister - Mineral Resources & Energy Republic of Mozambique

10:00  -  11:00

Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Official Opening

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11:00  -  13:00

Session 1: Mozambique: A Global Gas & LNG Supplier Fostering Energy Security


MODERATOR: Martin Hutchison - Managing Director - Energy Resources ConsultancyMODERATOR: Martin HutchisonManaging DirectorEnergy Resources Consultancy
Steven Wilson - Vice President & Country Manager - AnadarkoSteven WilsonVice President & Country ManagerAnadarko
Jos Evens - Lead Country Manager, Mozambique - ExxonMobilJos EvensLead Country Manager, MozambiqueExxonMobil
Filippo Maioli - General Manager of Eni Rovuma Basin (ERB) - ENIFilippo MaioliGeneral Manager of Eni Rovuma Basin (ERB)ENI
Dr. Omar Mithá - Chairman & CEO - ENH Dr. Omar MitháChairman & CEOENH
Augusto E. Macuvele - VP - Exploration - INPAugusto E. MacuveleVP - ExplorationINP
Florival Mucave - VP - Department of Mineral Resources, Hydrocarbons, & Energy - CTAFlorival MucaveVP - Department of Mineral Resources, Hydrocarbons, & EnergyCTA

  • Striking a balance between sustainability and profitability: What measures are in place to ensure energy security? What is Mozambique’s role as a future major supplier?
  • What impact an oversupplied market will in the development of Mozambique’s LNG project?
  • How is the Government and private sector working together to ensure the projects remain competitive and is delivered within the scheduled timeline
  • What are the priorities for operators in Mozambique and how can they collaborate to drive the industry forward? What hurdles have been overcome and what are the opportunities ahead?
13:00  -  14:00

Networking Lunch

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14:00  -  15:30

Session 2: Technology and Innovation to Maximise Efficiencies in Mozambique’s Gas and LNG Projects


MODERATOR: Martin Hutchison - Managing Director - Energy Resources ConsultancyMODERATOR: Martin HutchisonManaging DirectorEnergy Resources Consultancy
Nicolas Sicard - Country Manager - TechnipFMCNicolas SicardCountry ManagerTechnipFMC
Pablo Avogadri - LNG New Units Platform Leader - BakerHughes a GE CompanyPablo AvogadriLNG New Units Platform LeaderBakerHughes a GE Company
Arnaud Roux - Africa Field Development Lead Engineer - Subsea7Arnaud RouxAfrica Field Development Lead EngineerSubsea7
Rightwell Laxa - Senior Vice President: Satellite Operations - SasolRightwell LaxaSenior Vice President: Satellite OperationsSasol
Gércia Sequeira - Executive Director, ITIS - President, AMPETICGércia SequeiraExecutive Director, ITISPresident, AMPETIC

  • Latest developments and technological advances in the oil and gas industry and the impact on Mozambique’s gas and LNG mega projects
  • What are the new technical advances making the projects more effective and reducing the costs?
  • The importance of using cutting edge techniques to increase project efficiencies
  • The development of technological clusters: ensuring a long lasting legacy
  • How can innovation help bringing costs down and making projects more competitive?
  • The role of digitalization in streamlining the gas value chain
15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break

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16:00  -  17:30

Session 3: Panel Discussion – Financing Gas & LNG Projects in Mozambique: Opportunities and Hurdles


MODERATOR: Melanie Lovatt Finance - Advisor, Business Intelligence - Poten & PartnersMODERATOR: Melanie Lovatt FinanceAdvisor, Business IntelligencePoten & Partners
Paulo Armando Mandlate - Director of Licensing and Exchange Control - Bank of MozambiquePaulo Armando MandlateDirector of Licensing and Exchange ControlBank of Mozambique
Lourenço Sambo - Executive Director - APIEXLourenço SamboExecutive DirectorAPIEX
Paul Eardley-Taylor - Head of Oil & Gas Southern Africa - Standard BankPaul Eardley-TaylorHead of Oil & Gas Southern AfricaStandard Bank
Ekaterina Mikhaylova - Lead Strategy and Operations Officer - The World BankEkaterina MikhaylovaLead Strategy and Operations OfficerThe World Bank
Rodrigo Rocha - Managing Partner - FRA.LegalRodrigo RochaManaging PartnerFRA.Legal
Eduardo Pereira - Professor of Energy Law, Externado University of Colombia - Research Fellow, University of OsloEduardo PereiraProfessor of Energy Law, Externado University of ColombiaResearch Fellow, University of Oslo

  • How does finance plays a pivotal role in the development of the gas projects?
  • What are the latest innovative financial mechanisms to ensure access to credit?
  • How can incentives be introduced to drive future infrastructure development?
  • How will financing will make the projects a reality and move the industry forward
  • Driving costs down to make the projects more attractive, cost effective and acquire the required financing
  • What are the current Government strategies to attract investment to Mozambique’s gas industry?

End of Strategic Summit Day One


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