The Economic Association of Namibia (EAN), Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), and the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) in strategic partnership with the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) bring together key role-players in Namibia’s oil and gas ecosystem, civil society and the general public to exchange views on the potential, opportunities, and risks of establishing an oil and gas industry in the country
The 2nd Namibia Oil and Gas Conference will discuss a broad spectrum of issues around investment opportunities, legal requirements, value chains, financing, and job creation in the emerging oil and gas sector. Full 2024 programme details will be available soon
An overview of the 2023 conference programme topics
|The Potential for an Oil and Gas Industry: Namibia’s Potential as an oil investment destination with a focus on the commercial viability of the recent oil discoveries.
|The Economics of Oil: The micro and macroeconomic opportunities, challenges, and risks of large-scale investments in oil and gas for a small, developing economy
|Legal and Regulatory Framework: The legal and regulatory framework required to facilitate the successful development of an oil and gas economy in Namibia
|Infrastructure: The infrastructural needs required to turn Namibia into an oil-producing country
|Human Resources: The skills set required and how best the country should go about acquiring these skills for Namibians to fully benefit from the industry
|Value Chains: Identification of the various upstream and downstream opportunities around the development of an oil and gas economy
|Finance: The financing mechanisms necessary to turn the potential into broad-based development.
|FDI: The foreign direct investment required for Namibia to make the dream a reality