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East-Africa holds great promise for natural gas production. In little time, interest in the region has grown as seismic data, infrastructure and the political environment are improving. Organized in cooperation with Navingo, this session at the Offshore Energy 13 Conference in the RAI Amsterdam discusses East-Africa’s potential, business opportunities as well as lessons learned by first movers.



13.30     Bob van der Bijl, Managing Director, Netherlands Africa Business Council

Welcoming remarks on behalf of NABC

13.35     Martijn Minderhoud

Welcoming remarks by the chair

13.40     Luca Franza, Researcher, Clingendael International Energy Programme* Gas in East-Africa. Assessing the potential for various stakeholders


13.55     Bob van der Bijl

            The NABC’s Round table Oil & Gas East Africa

14.05     Leon Harland, Executive Vice President Commercial, Heerema Marine Contractors

             Heerema’s vision on opportunities and developing business in East Africa

14.20     Robert Hawkins, Director of Project Management, Fugro. An insight into performing deepwater projects in East Africa

14.35     Lars Petersen, Medical Director, International SOS

Health risks in East Africa, and how to deal with them 14.50 Q&A / Panel discussion 15.30 End of session

Event details

Seminar "Oil & Gas Opportunities in East-Africa"
From October 16, 2013
Till October 16, 2013
NABC events
Amsterdam, Netherlands