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Confirmed Speakers and Advisory Board

Zayyanu Yabo Tambari, Gas Division, Department of Petroleum Resources – Nigeria

Zayyanu Yabo Tambari
, Senior Chemical Engineer, Gas Division, Department of Petroleum Resources – Nigeria

Tambari, Zayyanu Yabo is a Senior Chemical Engineer with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)-the Petroleum Industry Regulator in Nigeria. His career in DPR spanning almost a decade covers regulatory and monitoring activities in gas operations over the entire value chain from upstream, midstream and downstream operations. He has responsibilities of reviewing and making recommendations to management the grant of approvals and licences of LPG and CNG facilities nationwide.
Zayyanu has attended courses on LPG operations and facilities in Turkey and Germany. He has monitored several LPG/CNG and gas processing plants from design, construction/fabrication, commissioning to start-up. He has attended several conferences and seminars on LPG and other gas related issues at home and abroad. He has considerable policy exposure and experience as part of various teams that developed policies, procedures and guidelines on different areas of gas operations in Nigeria to enhance the regulation of LPG sector in particular and the gas industry in general. He sat on the Panel that developed the implementation strategy of Domestic LPG (DLPG) Policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria under the coordination of the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria, with the target of raising LPG consumption per annum in Nigeria to 10 million metric tonnes in 10 years from the current 400,000 MT.
Zayyanu is extensively travelled both within and outside his country. He plays Chess game as hobby and is married with children.

George Amoako-Adjei

George Amoako-Adjei
, Director of Commercial, Ghana National Gas Company

Mr. George Amoako-Adjei is the Commercial Director of the Ghana National Gas Company, with responsibility for the commercialisation of the indigenous gas from Jubilee, Tano basin offshore and LNG. He was previously General Manager: Commercial & Business Development of the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) and Senior Manager, Corporate Finance of Volta River Authority (VRA).

He received a Master of Business Administration in Finance & Operations Research from the University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland, and graduated in Statistics and Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, UK and has worked with Société General-Social Security Bank (SG-SSB) and the London Borough of Lambeth, City Challenge Company Limited, UK, as an Economic Development Manager.

Emmanuel 	Mangeni	Director	Ultimate Gas Professionals

Emmanuel Mangeni
, Director, Ultimate Gas Professionals

Emmanuel Mangeni is the Director of Ultimate Gas Professionals Uganda, and Director for Marketing of the Uganda Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association. He has previously worked with companies including Total, Chevron, Hared Petroleum, MTN and Nielsen in Uganda. Emmanuel is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and holds several industry certificates specializing in LPG and petroleum products marketing. He has been actively involved as a panellist, speaker and delegate at global LPG conferences across Africa. He has carried out consultation work on the Uganda LPG market for various organizations including CNOOC, Jade Petroleum, SHV Energy, RTS Global Partners, Quality Gas and the Uganda government, among others. Emmanuel sits on the Uganda National Bureau of Standards Technical Committee on LPG, and is due to carry out a comprehensive baseline study of the LPG industry in Uganda and make recommendations to the energy ministry for the development of the LPG sector in Uganda. He holds an MBA from Makerere University.
Samson 	Muumba 	CEO	Fiecorp

Samson Muumba
, CEO & Chairman, First Icon Energy Corporation (FIECORP) and the Chairman of Africa LPG Association

Samson has over 15 years in senior positions. His current focus is on steering sector development in implementing a successful migration to LPG in Zambia at domestic level away from a dependence on hydroelectricity. He is spearheading a campaign on LPG4All in Zambia.
He is also the Vice-President for the Chemical society of Zambia, which is hosted by the University of Zambia under the school of Natural sciences department of chemistry.

Nkechi 	Obi	Executive Vice Chairman	Techno Oil

Nkechi Obi,
Executive Vice Chairman, Techno Oil

Mrs. Nkechi Obi, MON, FNIM, is the Executive Vice-Chairman of Techno Oil Ltd, Nigeria’s foremost Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Obi is a visionary and astute business woman, who presides over the Techno Oil Group, a diversified conglomerate with subsidiaries and interests, spanning across Oil and Gas, Aviation, Power, Real Estate and Banking.

Mrs. Obi has had a distinguished career in ExxonMobil, where she received many commendations and awards to show for her performance. She left ExxonMobil to venture into private business.
She brought zest, professionalism and international best practice into Techno Oil and in no time she positioned the company as a leader in the emerging indigenous oil and gas sector. Her company took advantage of the local content initiative and deregulation policy of the Nigerian government. She nurtured the company to remarkable success. Techno Oil has today established itself as a leading oil and gas company in Nigeria with annual revenues in excess of $400 million dollars and a staff strength of over 500 personnel.

Mrs. Obi belongs to many professional bodies. She is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of management, FNIM,  and a  Council Member of the LCCI, Institute of Directors (IOD), Nigeria Economic Summit Group and Committee of Women Elders of the LCCI. She holds a B.Sc. in Economics and she is an alumna of the prestigious Lagos and Harvard Business Schools. She is an expert in strategy and business development with experience spanning over 25 years in the petroleum industry.

  Maqubela Tseliso, Deputy Director General, Petroleum and Petroleum Product Regulations Department of Energy, South Africa
  Abel Mungai Mathaga, LPG Bulk Sales Manager, Total
  James Grobler, Managing Director, Cengas
   Chen Bar-Yoseph, Head of Fuel & LPG Administration, Ministry of Energy, Israel
  Hassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer, National Petroleum Authority, Ghana
  Abdullahi Bayero, DM LPG Sales, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC)
  Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA
  Ronald Ndoro, Director of Operations Kensys Gas and the Interim President of Zimbabwe Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association
  Abdul-Kadir K Ahmed, Manager - Marketing & Development, Nigeria LNG
  Clara Mwoyofiri, Energy Development Officer, Ministry of Energy and Power Development, Zimbabwe
   Julio Mamadu Balde, Secretary General, Agency for Management and Cooperation between Senegal and Guinea - Bissau

   Akin Akinfemiwa, Group CEO, Forte Oil

  Taiwo Adepoju, Head, Strategy & Support, Pinnacle Oil & Gas
  Alain Deleuse, International Business Development, Mann-Tek
  James Gooder, VP Crude Oil, Argus
  Joseph Eromosele, Executive Secretary and CEO, Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA)
  Renzo E. Bee, Chairman, Policy, Regulation & Development Advisory Group, The Global LPG Partnership
  David Appleton, Senior LPG Analyst, Argus

Days to go!





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“A great conference, both the agenda and the setting. Thank you to Argus for taking the initiative. See you next year.
Gambetta Nacro, Director General, DG SONABHY

“The conference was an eye opener for me and an excellent opportunity to network with players in LPG. Hope to attend the next conference.
Andrew Guri, Engineer, Petroleum Infrastructure, Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority

“Good networking, great coverage about many different African countries.
Jerome Ryu, Trader, SK Gas

“Very good content, all the presentations were interesting so excellent choice of speakers.
Alison Abbot, Communications Director, WLPGA

“My objective to meet prospective clients was fulfilled!
Rishad Khan, Managing Director, Fluor Igoda

This report includes all the key industry benchmarks, such as the Argus North Sea IndexTM (ANSITM), analytical commentary and market moving news.

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