AOP 2019



Africa Oil & Power (AOP) is Africa’s Energy Conference was held at CTICC 1 in Cape Town on 9-11 October 2019 over three days of networking, keynotes and panels on upstream oil and gas, energy infrastructure and power, all under the theme #MakeEnergyWork.

“Resolving Africa’s energy challenge should, therefore, be the main outcome of these meetings. With policymakers, investors and key service providers gathered here, we can make tangible strides in achieving this outcome.” H.E. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa

AOP was the venue for dealmaking with Africa’s emerging energy enterprises and economies. 

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Africa Energy Series books: Our 2019 Africa Energy Series comprehensive energy sector reports on Angola, Senegal, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea were launched at AOP 2019. 


  • Ministers of petroleum and power from 20 African nations and the Secretary General of APPO.
  • Licensing round launches for Senegal and South Sudan. Licensing round presentations from Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Uganda.
  • Expanded exhibition with pavilions representing African renewable energy, Oilfield technology, South Sudan, South Africa, Angola and Lesotho.
  • Focus sessions on South Africa, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, South Sudan, Senegal, Uganda and Kenya.
  • Exclusive Gala Dinner and Big Five Awards Ceremony with H.E. Mouhamadou Makhtar Cissé, Minister of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Senegal accepted the award on behalf of H.E. Macky Sall, President of Senegal, to receive Oil Man of the Year Award.

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