Energy Capital & Power, Kanflooens Partnership to strengthen energy investment opportunities between the United States and Africa



Energy Capital & Power, Kanflooens Partnership to strengthen energy investment opportunities between the United States and Africa

The American consulting firm Kanflooens is a strategic partner of Energy Capital & Power (ECP) ( for the highly anticipated US Africa Energy Forum (USAEF); With USAEF’s first-ever event taking place both virtually and in person in Washington DC on July 12 and Houston for the main summit and gala dinner on October 4 and 5, 2021, the partnership will help facilitate deals in African and American energy. sectors, promoting investment and engagement; Hosted by ECP and in partnership with the United States-Africa Committee of the African Energy Chamber, USAEF 2021 brings together industry leaders across the energy value chain to drive progress and partnership between Africa and the United States.

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) has signed a strategic partnership with US consultancy firm Kanflooens for the US-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF), to be held in Houston on October 4-5, 2021, with a networking event preceding on October 12 July in Washington. With transformative African investment opportunities at the forefront of a post-COVID-19 global recovery and the Biden administration taking a renewed look at U.S.-Africa relations, the partnership represents a fundamental opportunity to promote investments and facilitate the conclusion of agreements between the two continents.

The strategic partnership allows ECP to leverage Kanflooens ‘expertise in building and facilitating agreements in the African and American energy sector, while establishing Kanflooens’ founding partner, Ngozi Onyejekwe, as member of the ECP organizing team. Onyejekwe will facilitate meetings and set up agreements between American and African companies, representing ECP on the ground in Lagos, Abuja, Houston and other key locations in the United States.

“Kanflooens is thrilled to partner with ECP on this inaugural USAEF event, to share content, shape the discourse on Africa, engage the global community and turn them into positive investments for Africa. The USAEF will provide the space for candid conversations; best practice scenarios and exploitable learning; and an overview of technology and innovation. Crucially, it will provide the platform to drive investment and build a strong roadmap that addresses the entire energy value chain, ”said Ngozi Onyejekwe, founding partner of Kanflooens.

USAEF 2021 will focus on energy transition; energy storage and battery metals; Africa’s place in global energy supply chains; gas as a vital fuel for energy transition and development; the permanent role of petroleum resources; and reposition the United States as the primary partner of choice for African energy developers. With many opportunities present across the entire African energy value chain, ECP’s partnership with Kanflooens represents an important step in creating new connections between American and African stakeholders.

“USAEF 2021 represents a call to action for US energy companies to take advantage of African investment opportunities, all along the energy value chain, and participate in the economic transformation of the continent. By leveraging Kanflooens’ expertise and utilizing the company’s influential position and valuable network, ECP draws attention to America’s role in Africa’s future, advancing an agenda of ‘long-term investment and relationships,’ says James Chester, Senior Director, ECP.

To learn more about energy investment opportunities between the United States and Africa and to learn more about sponsorship opportunities at USAEF 2021, visit or contact James Chester at

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