25 4月 - 26 4月 2019
Abuja, Nigeria

Argus West Africa LPG

Day One

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:30
  • Registration and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
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  • 09:40
  • Chairperson's opening remarks and antitrust reminder Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus

The Nigerian LPG industry: Time to realise the potential

Start End
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Opening keynote address by NNPC
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Keynote address by NLNG Senior representative - Nigeria LNG Limited, Nigeria
  • 10:40
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  • 11:20
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Emerging data on domestic LPG supply & distribution: the implications and projections Abdulkadir Saidu - Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Nigeria
  • 12:20
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  • 12:50
  • Interactive panel discussion: Assessing West Africa’s position in the context of global supply and demand
  • How competitive is West African LPG compared to alternative sources?
  • What are the export priorities for the region in the wake of geopolitical uncertainties?
  • As international demand evolves, what is the impact on long term supply?

Senior representative, NLNG, Nigeria

Abdulkadir Saidu, Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Nigeria

Nuhu Yakubu, President, Nigeria LPG Association (NLPGA), Nigeria

Phil Shaw, Senior Vice President, Argus, UK

  • 12:50
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  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch

The price to pay: An overview of the current climate and new realities

Start End
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • LPG pricing and trends: Market developments and price movements Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus, UK
  • Assessing the effects of OPEC oil prices on the LPG market
  • What will drive LPG demand over the next few years?
  • The role of buyers: How is pricing and supply affected
  • Global relationships and price sensitivity
 

Start End
  • 15:00
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  • 15:25
  • LPG as a clean cooking solution in Africa Betty Ugona - Executive Director, Storage, Nigeria Pipelines & Storage Company (NPSC), Nigeria
  • 15:25
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  • 15:50
  • Barriers to LPG adoption in Nigeria: The cylinder distribution question Nkechi Obi - Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Techno Oil Limited, Nigeria
  • Cylinder ownership and availability
  • Distribution models
  • The impact of the cylinder market on LPG adoption
 
  • 15:50
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  • 16:20
  • Networking break
  • 16:20
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  • 16:45
  • Examining shifts in LPG accessibility: The role of marketers in Nigeria Bassey Essien - Executive Secretary, Nigeria Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), Nigeria
 
  • 16::45
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  • 17:20
  • Interactive panel discussion: The promise and the perils: Enabling further growth in Nigeria’s LPG sector
  • The need for better distribution infrastructure
  • Impact of evolving regulations in the region
  • Development of a new commercial framework to encourage domestic consumption
Betty Ugona, Executive Director, Storage, Nigeria Pipelines & Storage Company (NPSC), Nigeria
Nkechi Obi, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Techno Oil Limited, Nigeria
Bassey Essien, Executive Secretary, NALPGAM, Nigeria
Phil Shaw, Senior Vice President, Argus, UK

 

 

 

 

  • 17:20
  • -
  • 17:25
  • Closing remarks by chairperson Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus, UK
  • 17:30
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  • 19:30
  • Networking drinks reception

Day Two

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Registration and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
  • -
  • 09:35
  • Chairperson's opening remarks and antitrust reminder Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus, UK

Taking the pulse of the African LPG market

Start End
  • 09:35
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  • 10:00
  • Ghana's success story: The role of the LPG value chain Alhassan Tampuli - CEO, National Petroleum Authority, Ghana
  • Nature of supply and demand in Ghana
  • Infrastructure plans and regulatory framework
  • Cylinder recirculation model
 
  • 10:00
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  • 10:40
  • Fully interactive polling session Dayo Adeshina - Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Plan, Office of the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • A new session where the audience gets to vote on a series of polls addressing the pressing issues in the LPG industry
  • A panel of industry experts will be commenting on the results of the poll
 
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Networking break
  • 11:10
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  • 11:40
  • Unlocking Nigeria’s LPG investment potential: Challenges and opportunities Adedayo Adesanmi - Energy Finance Specialist, Stanbic IBTC, Nigeria
  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • Case study: The use of LPG in power generation Felix Ekundayo - Managing Diector, Asiko Power Ltd, Nigeria
  • Can LPG be a viable option?
  • Comparison with alternate fuels used in the industry
 
  • 12:10
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  • 12:50
  • Interactive panel discussion: Assessing how infrastructure considerations are impacting the African LPG market
  • How can storage help resolve the issues faced by the African markets 
  • Drivers for demand growth and implications for new supply requirements 
  • Developments in LPG  infrastructure and how it impacts supply 
Monojeet Pal, Division Manager for Renewable Energy & Energy, African Development Bank (AfDB)
Alhassan Tampuli, CEO, National Petroleum Authority, Ghana
Adedayo Adesanmi, Energy Finance Specialist, Stanbic IBTC, Nigeria
Phil Shaw, Senior Vice President, Argus, UK
Felix Ekundayo, Managing Diector, Asiko Power Ltd, Nigeria
 
  • 12:50
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  • 13:00
  • Closing remarks by conference chairperson Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus, UK
  • 13:00
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  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch and end of conference