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WAPIC 2015: Conference Day 1

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Moving the West African Power Sector to the Next Level

Session 2.1.1

Sponsor Welcome Address
A Better Way to An Emerging West Africa
Shi Weiliang, Vice President of West & Central African Regions, Huawei Technologies, China

West Africa’s Power Road Map:  What are the Real Risks vs Perceived Risks?

  • Analysis of the region’s power infrastructure progress & opportunities
  • Nigeria’s post-election power industry update: more energy & less energy reform?
  • Solutions to the region’s domestic gas short fall
  • What is the economic landscape of the regional power sector?

Eyo Ekpo, Former Commissioner, NERC & Team Lead, Presidential Task Force on Power, Nigeria

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Olufunke Jones, Country Head, Power and Energy, Ecobank, Nigeria

Robert Dickerman, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
Mason Oghenejobo, Strategy and Portfolio Adviser, Seplat, Nigeria

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Co-Founder, Andela, Nigeria

Session 2.1.2

The Good, the Bad & the Future: Voices from the Private Sector

  • What are the realities of doing business in the power sector?
  • How have the private sector planned for the future?
  • Exploring expansion projects: Pinpointing opportunities for companies to win contracts & support infrastructure refurbishment
  • How will the move away from the partial risk guarantee benefit the Nigerian investment landscape?
  • Addressing the skills gap: Marrying local talent with international expertise

Rahila Thomas, Country Manager, ÅF-Mercados EMI, Nigeria

Robert Dickerman, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
Oladele Amoda, Managing Director  / Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria
Kola Karim, Chief Executive Officer, Shoreline Energy, Nigeria
Daudu Abdul-Aziz, Chief Operating Officer, North South Power – Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station, Nigeria
Oti Ikomi, Executive Vice-Chairman, Proton Energy, Nigeria
Rumundaka Wonodi, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading, Nigeria
Reuben Okeke, Director General, National Power Institute of Nigeria, Nigeria

Session 2.1.3

Monetisation of Gas Reserves for Power Projects

  • To what extent can gas utilisation be a game changer in West Africa’s energy management?
  • What is the role of upstream companies in satisfying West Africa’s thirst for gas?
  • What solutions can mini LNG modular units offer? At what financial cost?
  • Domestic pipeline infrastructure & strategies for preventing vandalism
  • Assessing the benefits of a virtual pipeline
  • Developing IPP solutions: From conception to securing the ideal technologies

Isaac Gbenga Oluwadiya, Gas to Power Advisor, Adam Smith International, Nigeria

Ezekiel Adesina, Senior Business & Strategy Analyst, Nigeria LNG, Nigeria
Adedamola A. Adegun, Gas Commercial, Planning & Commercial, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Nigeria
Emeka Okwuosa, Chief Executive Officer, Oilserv, Nigeria
Nasir Giwa, Head Power and Gas, Siemens, Nigeria