South Sudan Oil & Power 2021
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South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP), the nation’s energy conference, returns to Juba for its 4th edition leading the future of investment and development in the country.
Organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Petroleum and the Ministry of Energy and Dams, SSOP 2021 strives to increase capital investments in hydrocarbons, infrastructure, power generation and technology and firmly establishes the nation’s investment fundamentals post-COVID.
- Date: 29-30 June 2021
- Venue: Crown Hotel, Juba, South Sudan
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SSOP’s 2021 theme is #BuildtheNation: Capital raising and innovative financing to build critical energy and infrastructure projects. A decade after independence, South Sudan’s government has prioritized road-building, oil industry participation and power projects as means to stimulate the economy. Added to political changes in 2020 and the holding of the 2018 peace settlement, these developments promise to make a huge impact on the lives and fortunes of South Sudan’s businesses and people.
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SSOP, now in its fourth edition, takes place as COVID-19 recedes and investors look again at opportunities across a wide spectrum of economic activity in the country. Roads under construction will soon connect the far reaches of the country and the government will re-launch its licensing round for exploration blocks. Finance, as in our third edition, remains top of the agenda, with serious funding challenges to overcome and innovation needed.
With a wide coalition of government partners including the ministries of petroleum, energy and dams, and trade and industry, as well as national oil company Nilepet, Africa Oil & Power is working with the private and public sectors to drive a business-friendly narrative in South Sudan. Join us for the nation’s official energy event, meet the leaders and establish your place in this emerging market.
*This program is under development and subject to further input from AOP and partner organizations in South Sudan. Final program to be released closer to event.
South Sudan Oil & Power 2019 was cantered around the theme #FocusonFinance, hosted in Juba at The Crown hotel with over 600 delegates, speakers from all major operators in the country, exhibition stands and more. SSOP 2019 opened new partnerships and investments for South Sudan, including the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt.
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Under the auspices of H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan
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Opening Keynotes and PresentationsHon. Puot Kang Chol: Minister of Petroleum
Hon. Peter Marcello Nasir: Minister of Energy and Dams
Hon. Dr. Moses Hassan Tiel: Minister of Trade and Industry
Hon. Athian Diing Athian: Minister of Finance and Planning
Presidential KeynoteH.E. Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan
Panel Discussion: Build the NationOpening keynote: NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber
South Sudan has endured conflict and setbacks that have held back the development of a comprehensive infrastructure network. Today the government has prioritized road-building. This promises a huge impact on the lives and fortunes of South Sudan’s businesses and people. Our panel evaluates the progress of critical infastructure building, including civil construction, and industrial and energy related infrastructure.
Ministerial KeynotesMinisters of energy, petroleum, infrastructure and finance, plus ambassadors from South Sudan’s investor nations, will
present keynote speeches outlining their vision for collaboration and commercial ties.
PresentationNilepet: Partnerships for Advancing the Petroleum Industry
Bol Ring Mourwel Kon - Managing Director, Nilepet
PresentationsThe Joint Operating Companies: South Sudan’s Drivers of Growth
Presentations from each of the joint operating companies:
Dar Petroleum Operating Company, Sudd Petroleum Operating Company
and Greater Pioneer Operating Company
The Partners: Supporting National and Community Development
Presentations from the major investors in South Sudan’s oil production
The Explorers: Opening New Frontiers
Presentations from the two exploring companies in blocks B2 and B3: Strategic Fuel Fund and Oranto Petroleum
Ministerial Gala Dinner by invitation onlyVenue: Pyramids Hotel
Investor Breakfast by invitation only
Presentation: Ministry of Petroleum: Explore the NationHon. Awow Daniel Chuang, Undersecretary, Ministry of Petroleum
The Ministry of Petroleum will present its vision for South Sudan’s petroleum sector in 2021, with regard to
new exploration programs and data, and the use of new technologies to explore and produce
Panel Discussion: Investment and Doing Business InternationallyDoing business in South Sudan requires creative thinking, and some restrictions are in place on US trading. Guaranteeing investments and financing projects can be major challenges. Our panel of investment professionals examine the regulatory and fiscal landscape, discuss ways forward with regard to US sanctions, and evaluate the finance solutions that can be used to advance South Sudan’s projects.
Panel Discussion: Energy as the Foundation for South Sudan’s Peace and ProsperityEnergy production, the bedrock of South Sudan’s economy, will be important to any lasting peace settlement
and economic plan. How is the petroleum industry contributing to South Sudan’s sustainable development?
What are the building blocks that must be put in place to ensure that power and petroleum can provide
better for the economic wellbeing of South Sudan’s people? Our panel discusses these questions.
Main Stage Session: Investor Briefings and WorkshopsSouth Sudan’s entrepreneurs and business community present the projects and initiatives underway in the
country, and lead interactive discussions on all matters pertaining to investment in energy and infrastructure. Get
to know the local business community, learn about business envrionment and understand the projects on offer.
Side Stage Session: Project Presentations
Africa Oil & Power and its government partners in South Sudan will open talks between interested parties and project
leaders on a variety of investment ready projects in South Sudan. Attend these sessions to learn about diverse
value added projects and how your company can participate.
Closing Remarks and Statements
Cocktails and Canapeés for all delegates
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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 South Sudan and excludes subsidiaries of international companies.
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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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