South America Assembly: Northern Edition

Intercontinental Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia

4 October 2019

The energy deal-making platform of the region

South America Assembly: Northern Edition

South America Assembly will split into two this year due to the abundance of opportunities on the continent. Find out more about the Southern Edition taking place in Argentina.

South America Assembly – Northern Edition will be hosted in Cartegena, Colombia on 4 October 2019.

Join the most senior off-record energy investment platform focusing on upstream, midstream, power & renewables opportunities in Colombia, Peru, Guyana, Ecuador, and the Caribbean. CEO-level open discussions will focus on expectations of the upcoming bid rounds, project updates, and capital raising across the region.

If you want to be part of the Who’s Who in the region, register today.

What to Expect in 2019

2019 Draft Agenda

4 October 2019

08:00 am Morning Coffee and Registration

09:00 am HOW WILL COLOMBIA COMPETE WITH THE REST OF LATAM FOR INVESTMENT AND RESOURCES?
What are the attractive features of 2019-2020 energy auctions? Expectations vs reality: what lessons can be drawn from 2019 oil exploration and renewables auctions? What’s next? Developments to expect with the next auctions. The optimum energy mix for Colombia

09:55 am THE IMPACT OF DIGITALIZATION, Iot AND ai ON O&G AND ENERGY PROJECTS IN NORTH LATAM

10:30 am Networking Break

11:00 am GUYANA & THE CARIBBEAN: WORTHWHILE OFFSHORE OPPORTUNITIES
Monetizing offshore Colombia & Guyana – from discovery to market.

11:45 am ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES: TRANSMISSION, LNG, PIPELINES & STORAGE
The biggest threats to infrastructure solutions. The most needed upgrades, construction and development projects. Cross-border projects. What’s next for LNG in Colombia? 

12:30 pm OPPORTUNITIES IN CLEAN ENERGY: PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & PUBLIC AUCTIONS
Have the renewables auctions met government and operators’ expectations? Why? What solutions exist to make Colombia more competitive in renewables? Power projects and capacity. Storage and infrastructure challenges.

1:15 pm Networking Lunch

2:30 pm ONSHORE E&P OPPORTUNITIES IN COLOMBIA & ECUADOR
What are the expectations of oil exploration auction winners? Recent offshore updates. What are the next steps? Role and updated plans from Ecopetrol. Key challenges when it comes to upstream in Colombia

3:20 pm FINANCING ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS NORTH LATAM
Who are the new investors? Analyzing the most promising projects. Challenges and Solutions from Investors. Financing mechanisms for Colombia, Ecuador & Peru

4:10 pm EXECUTING BI-LATERAL MARKET PPAs FOR GAS & RENEWABLE ENERGY
What will it take to get private off-takers to commit to long-term PPAs? Will it be possible to execute PPA’s in US dollars? 

5:00 pm Networking & Closing Drinks Reception

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Event Venue

Event Address

Intercontinental Cartagena de Indias

Carrera 1 #51, Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
Tel: +57 5 6424250

South America Assembly: Northern Edition

2019 Advisory Board Members

Alejandro Penafiel

Alejandro Penafiel

Director Madalena Energy, Inc.

Anuj Sharma

Anuj Sharma

CEO, Phoenix Global Resources Plc

Dave Ting

Dave Ting

Exploration Development Manager, South America, SHELL International Exploration and Production B.V.

Denisse Abudinén Butto

Denisse Abudinén Butto

Chief Executive – E&P, ENAP

Francisco Maza

Francisco Maza

Upstream BD Director, Americas Repsol Energy North America Corporation

Hesketh Streeter Evans

Hesketh Streeter Evans

Advisor - Combined Technical & Portfolio (Former Chief Executive - E&P) ENAP

Jorge Gallon

Jorge Gallon

Senior Investment Officer - Global Energy and Mining, Latin America, IFC/ World Bank

José Luis Vittor

José Luis Vittor

Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP

Jose Penafiel

Jose Penafiel

Chief Executive Officer, Madalena Energy

José Sanabria

José Sanabria

Director - BD, Latin America ConocoPhillips

Marc-Niclas Legien

Marc-Niclas Legien

Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Wintershall Holding GmbH

Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart

Managing Director - Azilat Petroleum & Seacrest Petroleo Ltd., Seacrest Petroleo Ltd.

Oliver Mussat

Oliver Mussat

Chief Investment Officer, IFC/ World Bank

Contact Us

Alexandra Ashikhmina

Alexandra Ashikhmina

Managing Director, Americas

General Enquiries
Tel: +44 207 384 7702

Tim Pawul

Tim Pawul

SVP – Corporate Development, Americas

Sponsorship Enquiries
Tel: +1 631 891 8414

Ben West

Ben West

Portfolio Manager, Americas

General & Spanish Enquiries
Tel: +44 207 384 8256

Kate Robey

Kate Robey

Marketing Manager, Americas

Marketing Enquiries
Tel: +27 21 001 3889