AOP Investor Forum

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Africa Oil & Power (AOP), the continent’s leading platform for investment in energy, will host African government delegations and European financiers at the first AOP Investor Forum to be held in Paris on June 17-18, 2021.

  • Theme: Funding Africa’s Energy Future

Designed to be the ultimate investor gathering for European and African energy business and political leaders, the AOP Investor Forum 2021 will bring African deals to the table for a two-day event filled with debates, networking and business opportunities.

AOP will make details of projects and deals available to its network in advance of the conference, with multiple agreements expected to be signed at the event itself, and looks forward to welcoming major international oil companies, institutional investors and private equity firms to take part in this celebration of African energy and development.

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Bringing European financial institutions closer to Africa’s vast and fast-growing opportunities in the renewable energy sector – while uniting African oil producers and European exploration and production companies – the event will promote continued synergy between actors in the petroleum and renewables sectors. AOP Investor Forum will drive a new, forward-looking and growth-bound narrative, aiming to balance African development needs with climate goals and sustainable economic growth.

Join AOP and forum participants in Paris, for a two-day event to drive Africa’s growth post-COVID.

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African participants in the forum will include:


Senegal – home to West African renewables and gas megaprojects, and recipient of a record $983 million in FDI in 2019.

Côte d’Ivoire – the leading economy in Francophone West Africa, looking to oil and gas for further growth.

Niger – with a new government in place and a pipeline planned to Benin, Niger is emerging as a Sahelian energy hub.

Mozambique – Africa’s future natural gas megaproducer, with the $20 billion Mozambique LNG project FID approved and projects moving ahead fast.

Nigeria – opportunities are available for European investors to partner with local firms and build critical energy infrastructure in the continent’s largest market.

Kenya – an innovator and leader in renewables and power privatization, and an upcoming East African oil and gas producer, Kenya is the region’s commercial hub for energy.

Angola – A reformed sector and political will are driving Angola’s post-COVID recovery. Angola is home to Africa’s largest offshore projects and is holding a series of licensing rounds.

Equatorial Guinea – the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons seeks investors for its ambitious gas megahub and continued gas development projects.

Gabon –the Central African oil producer has reformed its sector in recent years, with a new petroleum code in 2019 and a licensing round ongoing from 2018 to 2020.

Uganda – likely to become East Africa’s next oil producer, Uganda’s Lake Albert region has attracted great attention. The country will complete its national elections in January.

South Sudan – celebrating a decade of independence this year, South Sudan has invested in power projects and is open to new entrants in renewables and petroleum. A licensing round is set to be held soon.

Ghana – a stable environment and strong track record will promote interest in Ghana’s electricity, gas-to-power and oil projects in 2021.

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