03 - 04 December, 2019 | Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra, Ghana

Agenda Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment & Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Joe Mensah - Country Director, Kosmos Energy Ghana
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Joe Mensah

Country Director
Kosmos Energy Ghana

FPSO Project Financing & Contracting Models

9:10 am - 9:40 am Designing a Competitive FPSO Project Framework for African Fields

Ijeoma Uzuana - Senior Legal Analyst, Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited
  • Making FPSO projects work in Africa – Stakeholders, business models and local content
  • Exploring alternative contracting models in developing FPSO projects for Africa
  • Navigating common financing challenges involved in Africa’s FPSO projects
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Ijeoma Uzuana

Senior Legal Analyst
Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited

9:40 am - 10:10 am Evaluating Alternative vs Traditional Financing Models for Africa’s Deepwater Fields

Dipo Ogunbiyi - Head, Equity Capital Markets, FBN Capital Limited
  • Assessing the investment appetite for FPSO projects in Africa
  • Reviewing various financing solutions available in the market – Benefits and pitfalls
  • Examining various financing opportunities available for FPSO contractors and oil companies in Africa

Dipo Ogunbiyi

Head, Equity Capital Markets
FBN Capital Limited

10:10 am - 10:30 am Speed Networking Session

10:30 am - 11:10 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

Interactive Discussion Groups (2 rotations @ 50 minutes each)
Structured to maximise interaction with in-depth focus on different issues, participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 topics, each led by an expert for a 50-minutes discussion. This provides a unique platform for you to deep-dive into the opportunities, challenges and experiences most important to your FPSO project.

Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Management

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable A: Making Projects Bankable - Balancing Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Costs

Dipo Ogunbiyi - Head, Equity Capital Markets, FBN Capital Limited

Dipo Ogunbiyi

Head, Equity Capital Markets
FBN Capital Limited

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable B: Working Within Local Content Requirements for FPSO Projects in Africa

Ijeoma Uzuana - Senior Legal Analyst, Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited
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Ijeoma Uzuana

Senior Legal Analyst
Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable C: Understanding Design and Build Considerations for the African FPSO Market

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Lunch & Networking Break

Project Execution: Digitalisation, Innovation & Redeployment

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Harnessing Local Capabilities to Successfully Execute FPSO Projects in Africa

Joe Mensah - Country Director, Kosmos Energy Ghana
  • Managing expectations across the value chain to ensure project success
  • Increasing investments needed to train and upgrade the skills of the local Oil & Gas workforce
  • Enhancing operating efficiency through partnerships with local talent and organisations
  • Working with indigenous organisations and communities
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Joe Mensah

Country Director
Kosmos Energy Ghana

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Digital FPSOs – Reviewing New Digital Solutions Available for the FPSO Industry

  • Evaluating the feasibility of implementing new technology in the FPSO market – How far along the digital adoption curve are we?
  • Avoiding common pitfalls in the adoption of digital solutions for FPSO projects
  • Harnessing technology and digital solutions to “get more oil with less”

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Empowering Local Communities and Partners for FPSO Projects in Africa

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Unlocking Field Development Potential in Africa through FPSOs Redeployment

  • Evaluating the feasibility of redeployments as a cost-effective solution to monetise oil fields
  • Verifying the early scope of requirements and field economics for an ideal vessel-field fit
  • Mitigating the potential technical and economic risks in marginal fields

4:30 pm - 4:30 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary & End of Congress