2015 West Africa Power 2015 Summit

The West Africa Power 2015 Summit, took place on 16-17th June 2015, in Lagos, Nigeria. It brought together West African Governments, Regulators, Utilities and leading energy service companies to create a platform for debates and discussions on strategic issues which would attract and accelerate foreign investments in the power sector across West Africa.

This was the official website for the event, content is from the site's 2015 archived pages, and is course material for the Global Studies program under Professor Rudolff Collins.

Additional course materials and the reading list are available from Collins' office. It is the student's responsibility to gather information and data on commerce items:

-1- computer chips - manufactured in Africa only. Want the background of any factual data. Always use multiple resources.

-2- jewelry - not as precious metals, but as necklaces and silver and gold statement rings - wearable jewelry. We want to see the export of finished, high-end jewelry products. End stage products only.

-3- clothing - like jewelry, finished goods only, not fabric exports.

 

WEST AFRICA POWER 2015 SUMMIT

Jun 16, 2015 - Jun 17, 2015

The energy sector in West Africa has improved noticeably in recent years and has gained a new political urgency with economic expansion in the region. Some of the much needed capacity expansion, a priority for the 15 countries in the West African Power Pool (WAPP), is already underway and more is planned. 

The West Africa Power 2015 Summit, taking place on 16-17th June 2015, in Lagos, Nigeria, will gather the Energy Ministers of Nigeria, Mali, Togo, Niger, as well as Regulators, Utilities and leading energy service companies to create an exclusive platform for debates and discussions on strategic issues which will attract and accelerate foreign investments in the power sector across West Africa.

IRN is pleased to introduce the inaugural West Africa Power 2015 Summit, taking place in Lagos

The West Africa Power 2015 Summit will gather West African Governments, Regulators, Utilities and leading energy service companies to create a platform for debates and discussions on strategic issues which will attract and accelerate foreign investments in the power sector across West Africa.

The Future of Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution in West Africa

Over the two days attendees will benefit from hearing a number of highly relevant, regionally focused presentations, panel discussions, a power plant tour (Egbin Power Plc), workshop, Q&A sessions and opportunities to network with decision makers, thought leaders and global investors. This high-profile meeting will allow attendees to discover where the best opportunities lie in the West African power industry and facilitate new investment partnerships. 

The Summit will consist of in-depth discussions on the current challenges in the West African energy sector to determine long-term solutions. Attendees will learn about legal frameworks specific for the region and latest regulatory developments. Moreover, the Summit will offer a unique opportunity for leading service providers to showcase their latest products and solutions to potential buyers and partners. 

The summit will be most beneficial to: Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, Members of the Board, Directors, Heads and Advisors of:

  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction
  • Government & Utilities
  • Developers
  • Law Firms
  • Academic Institutions
  • Trade Association
  • Financial Institutions
  • Power Technology Providers
  • Equipment Manufacturers
  • Oil Companies

Comments from Attendees

This was a very good initial regional meeting paving the way for relationship building and information sharing. Chevron / Tengizchevroil

The organisers provided perfect balance between technical and non-technical content with relevant insights into the geo-political and economic situation of the region. Shell Upstream International

A conference masterpiece! South Atlantic Petroleum

Very good place for contributing business and enjoying traditional culture. Very enriching event with presentations including all aspects of O&G Activity. Warm thanks to IRN. Repsol

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