Shortlist Announced for Big Five Board Awards 2018


The Africa Petroleum Club is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Big Five Board Awards 2018. The winners will be announced at the Big Five Board Awards ceremony on the 22 November in London at the Royal Institution which will be attended by senior oil & gas executives from Africa's oil & gas sector. The event is supported by PGS, SPTEC Advisory, Preng & Associates & Progressive Technology Solutions and the Africa Petroleum Club Corporate Patron, Woodside Energy.


Distinguished Individual Contribution to the African Industry - Elephant  

  • Cath Norman, CEO, FAR Limited
  • Peter Elliot, CEO, NVentures 
  • Carlos Zacarias, INP, Mozambique 
  • Austin Avuru, CEO, Seplat Petroleum Development Company 

Corporate Contribution to African Petroleum & Excellence - Lion  

  • ExxonMobil 
  • Kosmos Energy 
  • Total 
  • Noble Energy 

Best Independent Player in Africa - Leopard  

  • Far Limited 
  • SCDM Energy, Côte d'Ivoire 
  • Assala Energy 
  • Impact Oil & Gas 

Best Service & Supply Company - Buffalo  

  • Polarcus 
  • TGS 
  • MIDIS Energy Services Limited, Nigeria 
  • RPS 

Best African National Oil Company - Rhino   

  • The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) 
  • OMNIS 
  • SNH Cameroun 

Africa's Oil Legend Award - Special Category   

  • Samuel Dossou-Aworet, Chairman, Petrolin 
  • Jasper Peijs, Exploration Vice President, BP 
  • Barry Morgan, Upstream 
  • Jean-Jaques Koum, SNH 

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Event Program 

Opening - President's Remarks
Gayle Meikle, President, Africa Petroleum Club, CEO, Frontier Communications

Setting the Scene, the Big Five Board Awards, Paul Dailly, Independent, previously SVP Kosmos Energy, Dallas

Keynote Speaker, Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head: Oil and Gas, Standard Bank Group speaking on Mozambique, Supplying Gas to the World?

Guest of Honour: Communities & Wildlife Conservation, Lynda Chalker, Baroness Chalker of Wallasey, President of the Royal Geographical Society, Founder & President, Africa Matters, London

Charity Auction

Networking Reception

The Africa Petroleum Club welcomes Members, Patrons and Sponsors as a means to join our exclusive network dedicated to Africa and its exploration industry. Your company will have an increased global exposure via our prestigious Club to promote yourselves to the industry. Your company will have an increased global exposure via our prestigious Club to promote yourselves to the industry by being associated with our events and first-class networking.

KeyFacts Energy Industry Directory: Frontier Communications

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