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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Dr. Mohamed Assal

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

Mohamed Salih

IT Infrastructure Architect, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company

Adebayo Garba

Senior Manager, Enterprise Digital Transformation

Who Will Attend?

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


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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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