Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Event Announcement: 3rd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2012


"Keeping pace with the growing economies in Africa as well as opportunities for investments, developments, expansions and growth - An up-to-date analysis."

Neoedge is proud to announce the return of Africa Gas & LNG Summit for the year 2012. This summit comes after a successful roll out of Neoedge's premier event in the year 2010 and has been running annually ever since. This year's summit will feature expert speakers from the African and global gas & LNG market, exploring in-depth insights of the growing economies in Africa as well as analysis of the best strategies, practices, opportunities, techniques and innovation to get you ahead of the pack! This summit will also serve as a platform for all national, international and independent companies to network and share business ideas and experiences.

What you can expect from the 3rd Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2012:
  • Stand Alone Case Presentations by Key Experts in the Gas & LNG Industry
  • Open Q & A portions
  • Interactive Panel Discussions - Key Themes
  • Pre and Post Conference Workshops on the 3rd and 6th September 2012
  • Networking platform for Regional and International Gas & LNG Players
  • Exhibition Area
  • Cocktail Networking Reception
  • Lucky Draw and Champagne Round Table
  • Awards for Best Speaker, Best Delegate & Chairperson

Past Attendees to Neoedge's 2nd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2011 includes:
  • Angola LNG Limited
  • Couto, Grace & Associate Law Firm
  • Eduardo Mondlane University
  • Electricity Company of Ghana
  • Electricity Control Board (Namibia)
  • Eskom
  • Eskom Holdings SOC Limited
  • Luke & Associates
  • National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Pty) Ltd
  • Orbital & Oranges Nigeria Limited
  • Petromoc, SA
  • Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Societe Nationale D'electricite
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Vale Mozambique
  • Volta River Authority
  • Absa Capital
  • Ayedan Global
  • DelArz Projects Pty Ltd
  • Afromead
  • Department of Energy
  • Equity Bank Limited
  • Fundo Fomento A Pequena Industria
  • Industrial Development Corporation
  • Ministere des Hydrocarbures
  • Ministry of Energy
  • Parliament of South Africa
  • Petroleum Agency SA
  • Sal & Caldeira Advogados Limitada
  • Sasol Infrachem
  • Sasol New Energy Holdings
  • SGS Emoyeni Qualitest (Proprietary) Limited
  • Shell Markets (M.E.) Ltd
  • University of Western Cape
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Deloitte Consulting (Pty) Ltd
  • Statoil Oil & Gas Mozambique

Some of the Key Themes and topics that will be addressed at the 2012 Africa Gas & LNG Summit are:
  • Foreseeing & anticipating the future of gas & LNG trade movements with external elements - natural disasters, political unrest, economic changes and financial crisis
  • Bridging civil responsibility through education, employment and domestic economy contributions
  • Overcoming manpower issues through effective planning and management of local authorities thus lowering unemployment rate
  • Large scale gas developments with export of LNG to regional, international market and domestic consumptions for power generation
  • Effective cross border trading with Asia as the primary buyer of gas & LNG and securing long-term contracts to help cushion price volatility and security of energy supply
  • Monetizing and commercializing stranded gas through small to mid scale LNG plants
  • Potential developments of offshore production facilities
  • Life-cycle greenhouse gas analysis of LNG & Global Gas Flaring Reduction
  • Role of HSE in ensuring the safety and performance of LNG activities
  • Best techniques for contracts negotiation - sales, purchase, concession, joint operating, storage & transportation agreements
  • Gas to Liquid (GTL) versus LNG

Pre-Conference Workshop on 03 September 2012 

“Upstream to LNG – An Overview of the Technology & Development Issues”
Led by Leading LNG Trainer and Practitioner:
David Haynes
Principal LNG Consultant, GL Noble Denton, UK
LNG Process Engineer, BG Asia (former)

Post-Conference Workshop on 06 September 2012

“LNG: Meeting The Energy Challenge”
Led by Leading LNG Trainer and Practitioner:
Malcolm Johnson
Director, eMJay LNG Limited, UK
Strategy and Planning Manager – Natural Gas Business, Shell UK and Germany (former)

Registration is now open for the upcoming "3rd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit" taking place in Maputo, Mozambique from 03 to 06 September 2012.

Kindly contact Rilla Eas at telephone +65 6557 9183 or via email:


Live interviews by CNBC Africa for selected speakers and delegates of 2nd Annual Africa Gas & LNG Summit 2011 which was held in Johannesburg in July 2011.

Mr Soji Awogbade, Aelex on Regional Roundup, CNBC Africa

Mr Kofi Ellis, Volta River Authority on Beyond Markets, CNBC Africa

Mr Sandeep Kohli, International Finance Corporation on Regional Roundup, CNBC Africa