DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit 2021
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Africa Oil & Power (AOP) – in partnership with the African Energy Chamber (AEC) – is launching the Democratic Republic of Congo’s first-ever DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit. With unrealized potential across all areas of the economy, the DRC’s development requires massive investment. AOP welcomes American, Chinese, European and African energy, mining, construction and power companies to the country.
- Date: 21-22 September 2021
- Venue: Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Theme: Building Foundations
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In producing the DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit, AOP is committed to bringing FDI to the DRC and to facilitating the plans of the new administration, in place since 2019, as well as actors such as the African Development Bank, the World Bank and others, in raising access to electricity, capacity building and creating jobs. AOP invites cross-sector collaboration between logistics, power, oil and gas, mining, engineering and construction firms to bring new solutions and enable growth in the DRC.
- Local content and creation of opportunities.
- Market entry and doing business in the DRC.
- The oil and gas landscape and assessment of potential.
- The mining landscape and existing activities.
- The infrastructure gap and investing in impactful and profitable projects.
- DRC’s power sector and African interconnections in power and logistics.
- Global trends in natural resources and infrastructure and DRC’s position
KeynotesBecome a speaker
8:00 - 9:00
Registration and Coffee
9:00 - 10:00
Funding DRC’s Energy ExpansionMap international institutions
How to trigger foreign direct investment according to energy subsectors
Highlight return on investment in DRC’s nascent energy sector
10:00 - 10:45
Global Partners & International AlliesDRC, a history of cooperation
France, Germany, EU, a key partner for DRC’s prosperity
USA, Russia, China, heavyweights to expand collaboration
10:00 - 10:45
Grand Inga ProjectGeneral presentation, timeline, planning, organizations involved
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00
Regional Synergies To Boost Infrastructure Development Central Africa, Need for interconnection Take advantage of petroleum producing neighbors Peace cooperation as a basis for business synergiesNeed for interconnection
Take advantage of petroleum producing neighbors
Peace cooperation as a basis for business synergies
12:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:30
Attracting Petroleum ExplorersDRC’s current proven and estimated reserves
A field for frontier explorers
Current operators and ongoing initiatives (bidding round etc.)
How To Improve DRC’s Business Climate?Branding, regulations, transparency
Off-grid or grid expansion: Which model to light up DRC?Size of the country, main obstacle
Rise of PPPs
15:30 - 16:30
Alternative Energy Sources for a Balanced Energy Mix Can fossil fuels and renewables be jointly developed?What other African countries to use as models?
16:00 - 16h45
Transport Infrastructure, Interconnecting DRC?Current infrastructure, enclaved areas, impact of stroCurrent infrastructure, enclaved areas, impact of strong infrastructure on local and regional trade
16:30 - 16:45
Cocktail and closing reception
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Terms and Conditions
A special rate is applied to local companies subject to approval by event organizers. Local Company Pass applies to companies registered in DRC and excludes subsidiaries of international companies.
Africa Oil & Power reserves the rights to charge full amount for the wrong registrant type booking.
Gala dinner tickets are supplementary to delegate passes and cannot be purchased as standalone tickets.
Final registration confirmations are subject to approval by event organizers.
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