Day 1
26 Nov 2018
Day 2
27 Nov 2018

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

OPENING CEREMONY

H.E. Diamantino Azevedo
Carlos Saturnino
Andre Kostelnik
Olivier Jouny
H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya
10:00 – 10:45

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE PHOTO AND COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 1

During this session, Ministries, NOCs, regulators and legal entities will discuss local content policy development and regulatory frameworks across the petroleum producing countries and what needs to be implemented to develop trust and attract investment.

  • Creating a comprehensive roadmap for local content
  • Adopting legal, institutional and regulatory framework favourable to the promotion of Local Content
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Promoting good governance and transparency
  • Updates on National Oil Companies (NOC’s) Local Content policy implementation and improvements
  • Evaluation criteria of a local content policy
Ambassador Jessica Hand
Henrik Fredborg Larsen
Dr Lahra Liberti
Bráulio de Brito
H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya

Q&A SESSION

12:00 – 13:00

LUNCH

SESSION 2

This session will showcase National and International Oil Companies (NOCs and IOCs) that have worked in unison

to increase local content expediently, to develop communities through social economic enhancement.

  • Early engagement and collaboration
  • Innovative partnership models
  • Developing long term strategies
  • What worked and what didn’t?
Abel Cadengo
Pedro Guimarães

Q&A SESSION

14:15 – 14:45

COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 3

Financing domestic enterprises requires both government and private funding. Industry experts will discuss:

  • Attracting Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs)
  • Local financing structures
  • Corporate sponsorship options
  • Financing options for SME’s
  • Tax strategies
  • Establishing government funds for the promotion of Local Content
  • Assessing the risk vs rewards when investing in Local Content
Leonard Kange
Paul Eardley-Taylor

Q&A SESSION

WRAP UP OF DAY 1 DISCUSSIONS

OFFICIAL COCKTAIL FUNCTION

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

SESSION 4

This session will showcase select petroleum producing countries that have or are working towards implementing solid local content policies and partnership mechanisms for sustainable development in the hydrocarbons sector.

Dr Job Vasconcelos
Alexandre Gorito
Victor Tivane
Dr Kofi Konadu Sarpong
Abdulmalik Halilu Usman

Q&A SESSION

10:15 – 10:45

COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 5

Panellist will consider the criteria that SMEs should work towards, in order to qualify as a petroleum sub-contractor, and to increase local content targets including but not limited to:

  • Quality, price, guarantees
  • Service level agreements
  • Suitable infrastructure
  • Professional business processes
  • Effective delivery of services
Caetano Capitao
Andrea Moreno
NJ Ayuk

Q&A SESSION

SESSION 6

During this panel discussion, local companies will outline their success stories, challenges and expansion plans.

Pedro Godinho
Dalila Iddrissu
Pedro Mendes

Q&A SESSION

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

SESSION 7

Continuous local supplier enterprises and individual development is vital to increase competitiveness. This panel will discuss how companies can strengthen existing capacities through integrated technical assistance and training plus consider the need for proposals that will ensure that employment and training of locals is strategically orientated.

  • Assessing the skills gap
  • Transference of knowledge
  • Training levies
  • Capacity building programmes, internships and technical schools etc
  • Connecting into the international oil and gas industry networks
  • Building employment and training into local content policies
Moderator:  Nuno Gouveia, Partners, Miranda L& Associados
Miguel Antonio
Andreia Prata e Queiroz
Nuno Gouveia
Isalino Márcio João
Dr Ibilola Amao

Q&A SESSION

15:15 – 15:45

COFFEE BREAK

PRESENTATION OF THE AFRICA PETROLEUM PRODUCERS ORGANISATION GUIDE FOR LOCAL CONTENT PROMOTION

  • Dr Achille Ngwanza, Legal Consultant, JUS AFRICA SARL

Dr Achille Ngwanza

OFFICIAL CLOSING COMMUNIQUÉ

Q&A SESSION

X