JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 8, 2021 / APO Group / –
A strong delegation from the main energy conglomerate Sahara Group will examine the adoption of an “Africa-appropriate” transition program in the upstream sector of the continent during Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) at Dubai executive director Moroti Adedoyin-Adeyinka said.
Adedoyin-Adeyinka said the event which kicks off on November 8 should take into account the disparate level of development in Africa when discussing how best the continent and its global partners should approach the desirable goal of energy transition. “We need to have realistic goals and milestones that will ultimately improve Africa’s energy transition in a way that leaves no one behind. Sahara Group, as a leading promoter of access to energy and sustainable environments, is delighted to join with other African and global stakeholders to help shape a sustainable future for upstream businesses in Africa, she declared.
“Responsible and cleaner” energy production and consumption in Africa is the key to unlocking economic prosperity on the continent, she said. “We are increasingly seeing a paradigm shift in oil and gas policies and operations in Africa, and it is commendable. How and when Africa achieves the energy transition remains a huge topic of discussion for the world at large and we need to continue the conversation at AOW and other platforms. We envision this desired future for Sahara Group, and we are already aligning our operations, investments and partnerships in this regard, ”she added.
Scheduled to speak on “Diversity and Inclusion”, Adedoyin-Adeyinka will be joined by Henry Menkiti, Chief Operating Officer, Asharami Energy (a Sahara Group Upstream Company), Nicolas Mignot, Chief Financial Officer, Sahara Energy Int’l Genève, Kola Motajo, Vice-President, Treasury, Sahara Energy Int’l Geneva, Andrew Laven, COO, Sahara Energy Resources, Dubai, and Temitope Olagbami, Director, Corporate Finance, Sahara Group.
Menkiti, Mignot and Laven will speak on panels focused on safeguarding and strengthening upstream African portfolios through technology and innovation, defining the green agenda and evolving funding. “Bringing energy to life responsibly is a brand promise that propels our operations in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and we remain committed to using the thought leadership agency to promote global access. to sustainable energy, ”said Adedoyin-Adeyinka.
Now in its 27th year, AOW is a global platform that facilitates conversations, investments and thought leadership in Africa’s upstream sector, bringing together governments, national and international oil companies, independents, investors and service providers.
The event will, among other things, examine the role of diversity and inclusion in Africa’s energy transition, set the context for Africa’s energy transition, explore where the greatest impact will be produced in the oil and gas industry to achieve ESG objectives and will highlight how to promote traditional energy projects for environmentally conscious investors and funds.
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