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  • We are proud to announce H.E. Macky Sall will be attending MSGBC Summit & Exhibition 2016
  • SMHPM will be attending and presenting at MSGBC Summit on 23rd and 24th November in Dakar

Conference Day 1 – 23rd November 2016

MSGBC 2016 will be taking place at the King Fahd Palace Hotel in Senegal, Dakar. For more information, please click here.

 

09:00 - 09:30

VIP Exhibition Tour

Exhibitors and VIPs only. Everyone else please take your seats in the Auditorium.

09:30 - 09:40

Introduction from the Master of Ceremonies

09:40 - 09:45

Welcome address from the Energy Exchange

Hannah Wharrier, Managing Director, The Energy Exchange

09:45 - 09:50

Welcome from Petrosen

09:50 - 10:15

Official Conference Opening

10:15 - 10:40

Morning refreshments and networking in the Exhibition

10:40 - 10:45

Opening remarks from the Chair

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10:40 - 10:45

THE MSGBC BECOMING THE RISING STAR OF AFRICA

10:45 - 11:05

Ministerial Address: Fulfilling Senegal’s potential as an oil and gas country

11:05 - 11:25

Keynote Address: Driving exploration forward in Senegal through a new petroleum code

11:25 - 11:45

Keynote Address: The exploration and development of a world-scale hydrocarbon resource offshore Mauritania and Senegal

11:40 - 12:20

NOC Panel: Ensuring MSGBC hydrocarbon reserves are fully explored and commercialised

  • In light of new concession agreements, how will hydrocarbon exploration develop in the MSGBC basin?
  • How can NOCs and governments create strong cross-boundary relationships to ensure discoveries are monetised?
  • How will stranded gas be managed?
  • How will local content initiatives be incorporated into current and future hydrocarbon regulations?
  • Overcoming logistical restrictions in frontier areas – how can existing infrastructure be utilised?

12:30 - 12:50

Cairn Energy expanding exploration assets in offshore Senegal in a low oil environment

  • Taking advantage of a reshaped oil field services market when developing assets
  • When will the SNE-1 discovery be commercialised and what effect will it have on Cairn’s current E&P projects in the region?
  • Is BEL-1 going to be the next big discovery in offshore Senegal?
  • Results of the SNE-3 appraisal program

12:50 - 13:10

Persistence, partnership and the prize : the world’s largest oil discovery for 2014

13:10 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 15:30

Country Roundtables

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  1. Senegal

Led by: Joseph O. Medou, E&P Director, PETROSEN

2.       Mauritania

Led by: Tourad Abdel Baghi, Director in Charge of Studies and Development, SMHPM
with Chemsdine Sow, Head of Exploration Department, SMHPM

3.       Guinea

Led by: Mohamed Bangoura, Technical Director, ONAP

4. Gambia

Led by: Jerreh Barrow, Commissioner for Petroleum, The Gambia

 

5.       Guinea-Bisseau

Led by: Celedonio Viereira, VP Business Development, Petroguin

 

15:30 - 15:55

Roundtable Conclusions in the Auditorium (5 minutes per round table)

15:55 - 16:25

Speed networking

16:25 - 16:50

Afternoon refreshments and networking

16:50 - 17:10

MAPPING AND MONETISING THE MSGBC BASIN

Chasing large gas discoveries in onshore Senegal’s Paleozoic basin

  • What can we learn from the Kolda-1 and Diana Malari-1 wells?
  • The potential for the Paleozoic basin’s Silurian-Ordovician combination to have similar prolific gas discoveries as Algeria and Libya
  • What is the scope for a multi-TCF gas discovery in the Paleozoic basin?

17:10 - 17:30

How does the onshore exploration link with the offshore success in the MSGBC Basin?

  • What is the next hot area in the MSGBC basin?
  • What technological advances have led and will lead to greater success in the offshore?
  • What can we learn from offshore to help onshore and vice-versa?

17:30 - 17:50

FLNG as an attractive solution for monetising gas:

  • Overcoming the challenges of limited onshore infrastructure with FLNG
  • The key success factors to installing the first FLNG units
  • How can units be adapted to suits the needs of the MSGBC basin?

17:50

Chairman’s closing remarks

18:00

Buses leave for the Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner at 1800 outside the Palais de Congres entrance.