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Africa Oil Week (AOW), one of the leading oil and gas show for Africa is scheduled to host its 27th edition in Dubai from 8-11 November 2021 at Madinat Jumeirah

AOW 29 SeptThe event has received overwhelming support from leading oil, gas and energy organisations from across the globe. (Image source: Africa Oil Week)

Owing to the organisers’ emphasis on the safety and wellbeing of attendees, the event will be held for the first and only time in the Emirate. 

Despite the temporary change in location from Cape Town to Dubai, Africa Oil Week will continue to stimulate upstream deals and transactions, drive investments into African projects, and facilitate new partnerships and networking opportunities for the African upstream. The event presents a chance to be a bridge between Africa and the Middle East, showcasing the immense potential in the African market. 

One of the key highlights of the event is its noteworthy line-up of Ministers and government leaders, with 66% of African governments including ministers from Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to be represented. More than 24 National Energy Showcases will be hosted throughout the week, providing a dedicated investment platform for ministers, NOCs, Utilities and Regulators to broker deals and meet new partners. 

Capitalising on Dubai’s oil and gas market 

Reuniting the industry under the “Succeeding in a Changed Market” theme, Africa Oil Week will bring together the thought-leaders across industry and government representatives who will reshape the future of oil and gas in Africa. Adhering to the theme, the strategic conference will focus on the African upstream’s preparedness to adapt and respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic and accelerated energy transition, while building back the industry by unlocking upstream asset and exploration potential. 

The event has received overwhelming support from leading oil, gas and energy organisations from across the globe such as TotalEnergies, Eni, Chevron, Equinor, Perenco, ReconAfrica, Seplat, Tullow Oil, Africa Oil Corp, PGS, Fugro and Africa Oil Week’s business intelligence partner, Wood Mackenzie.

Nicolas Terraz, president exploration and production and member of the executive committee of TotalEnergies, said, “I am pleased to be speaking at Africa Oil Week. As one of Africa’s biggest oil producers, TotalEnergies remains committed to exploration in Africa, and we look forward to sharing and discussing our vision at the event in Dubai.”

Keith Hill, President and CEO, Africa Oil Corp, added, “We are delighted to be participating at this year’s Africa Oil Week in Dubai, an event that we look forward to every year for its tremendous business and networking opportunities.”