Unlocking the Future: Africa's Oil and Gas Digital Transformation

Hosted by

Under the Patronage

Rt. Hon. Obongemem Ekperikpe Ekpo
Honourable Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Gas)
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Sen. Hon Heineken Lokpobiri
Honourable Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Oil)
Federal Republic of Nigeria

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CCUS Technology.

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Event Overview

The African oil and gas sector is set to undergo a considerable shift propelled by the force of digital transformation and IR 4.0, as this latter offers immense potential and solutions to meet the region’s industry objectives, enable it to successfully navigate through the energy market changes, and capitalize on new business opportunities. Through the potential of sensors and connected devices, O&G operators can enjoy access to more relevant, real-time information than ever before and turn this raw data into actionable insights.

However, while embracing digitalization, the integration and scaling of innovative digital technology can create numerous challenges that demand a profound understanding of market dynamics, operator requirements, technological advancements, and regulatory standards. These challenges can encompass heightened pressure for return on investment (RoI), the implementation of effective digital strategies, cyber security, and data management concerns.

In line with this, the inaugural Africa Oil and Gas Digital Transformation Conference, hosted by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, is taking place on 3-4 September 2024, in the vibrant city of Lagos, Nigeria, to drive the digital revolution that will be reshaping the African oil and gas sector and identify best strategies and solutions to overcome key challenges and ensure a seamless and secure digitalization of the O&G facilities and operations.

Join us at this groundbreaking meeting which promises to be a pivotal moment for Africa’s oil and gas market as it delves into the dynamic changes of IR 4.0 sweeping through the industry. This conference is not just a glimpse into the future, it is an opportunity to be part of the future. In a world where change is constant, this conference is your compass, guiding you toward a brighter, more advanced and sustainable future in the oil and gas industry.

Market Drivers

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$54 billion is the projected value of worldwide digital oilfield market by the year 2028 (Future Market Insights)

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Africa's digital transformation is rapidly progressing, and Nigeria is at the forefront with the most technology hubs on the continent

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The United States Digital Transformation with Africa Initiative (DTA) is set to greatly expand the Africa's digital infrastructure

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Nigeria's foreign trade heavily relies on crude oil exports, accounting for 79.37 percent of its trade

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In 2022, millions of dollars were invested into advancing digital oilfield solutions in Nigeria, and the nation's commitment to this technological frontier is only growing stronger

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Nigeria losses millions of dollars on a yearly basis due to crude oil underproduction

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Conference Speakers

Dr. Mohamed Sarrab

IT Development Coordinator, Data Services Department, Research Division, OPEC
Vienna 

Dr. Mohamed Assal

DBA,PMP,RMP, and CAMA, Director of Engineering Office Sector, Abu-Qir Fertilizers & Chemical Industries Co
Egypt

Mohamed Salih

IT Infrastructure Architect, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
KIPIC

Adebayo Garba

Senior Manager, Enterprise Digital Transformation
KPMG

Who Will Attend?

Senior Government Officials and C-suite Executives, Vice Presidents, General Managers, Directors, Managers, and Heads of Departments from:

Industries:

Agenda

  • Day One, Tuesday 3 Sep 2024
  • Day Two, Wednesday 4 Sep 2024

08:00 – 09:00

Registration, refreshments, and networking

09:00 – 09:05

Opening remarks by Great Minds Group

09:05 – 09:10

Welcome address by Conference Chairman

09:10 – 09:15

Opening speech by Rt. Hon. Obongemem Ekperikpe Ekpo
Honourable Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Gas) Federal Republic of Nigeria

09:15 – 09:20

Opening speech by Sen. Hon Heineken Lokpobiri Honourable Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Oil) Federal Republic of Nigeria

09:20- 09:30

Keynote address: Accelerating the growth of Africa’s energy sector with AI and innovative technologies

Emerging technologies in Exploration and production optimization

09:30 - 10:15

Opening panel discussion: Adopting effective strategies and technologies to optimize production in the digital age

Speakers:

10:15 – 10:25

Keynote presentation

10:25 – 10:45

Fireside Chat: Overview of advanced approaches to reservoir management for optimal resource recovery

10:45 – 11:30

Networking break and VIP exhibition tour

11:30 – 11:45

Presentation: Exploring innovations in well monitoring and controlling for optimized reservoir performance

11:45 – 12:15

Innovation session

*Reserved for industry partner

This session will highlight latest technologies in oil in gas digital transformation. The session consists of back-to-back 10-minute presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of technologies.

Harnessing Intelligence for Oilfield Management

12:15 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: Fortifying oil and gas infrastructure against theft and lack of security

13:00 – 13:15

Presentation: Advancements in artificial lift technologies and their critical role in enhancing oil production

13:15 – 13:30

Presentation: Exploring the integration of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in oil and gas

13:30 – 14:15

Panel discussion: Overview for effective data management in the oil and gas industry

14:15 – 14:30

Closing remarks by the conference chairman

14:30

Networking lunch, and end of day one

08:30 – 09:30

Registration, refreshments, and networking

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome address and opening remarks by the conference chairman

Analytics and Integration

09:40 – 10:20

Panel discussion: Strategies and challenges in achieving seamless system integration for holistic operations

Speakers:

10:20 - 10:30

Keynote presentation: Analyzing data collection techniques and harnessing insights from big data analytics

*Reserved for industry partner

10:30 - 11:15

Panel Discussion: Understanding the applications and benefits of AI in oil and gas operations

11:15 – 12:00

Networking and coffee break

Security, Sustainability, and Future Technologies

12:00 -12:15

Case study: Embracing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for smarter and connected oilfield operations

12:15 – 12:45

Innovation session

*Reserved for industry partner

This session will highlight latest technologies in oil and gas digital transformation. The session consists of 10-minute back-to-back presentations from experts in the industry who will provide insights and case studies on the successful application of a variety of technologies.

12:45 – 13:00

Presentation: Navigating the green future - Sustainable strategies and decarbonization in Africa's Oil and Gas industry

13:00 – 13:45

Closing panel discussion: Enhancing asset lifespan through the leverage of Industry 4.0 innovations

13:45 – 14:00

Closing remarks by the conference chairman

14:00

Networking lunch and end of conference

Why You Should Attend Africa Oil And Gas
Digital Transformation Conference

Who Should Sponsor?

Technologies and solution providers of

Opportunities To Participate

At Great Minds Conferences, we collaborate exclusively with top-notch industry professionals to provide the highest quality service to our customers. Our conferences offer an excellent opportunity to effectively communicate your message to your desired audience. Whether your aim is to educate your target market, introduce a new product, or enhance your brand and presence, our team will work closely with you to tailor a package that aligns with your needs and highlights you as a distinguished intellect in this field.

Why Get Involved? 

Get in front of your target market:

Gain access to key stakeholders involved with Oil and Gas digital transformation in Africa and acquire insights into their investment plans for new technologies and potential opportunities.

Increase your competitiveness:

Understand the challenges faced by digital transformation leaders in Africa Oil and Gas sector and identify ways to provide tailored solutions that effectively address these challenges and help achieve their plans.

Generate strong leads:

Obtain information about current and future digital transformation requirements from decision makers in Africa’s Oil and Gas industry and enhance your chances of being shortlisted for existing and new projects.

Engage with potential customers: 

Foster one-on-one relationships with influential decision makers in the industry and achieve effective relationship building.

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Media Partners

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