Energy Capital & Power

Energy Capital & Power

Ministerial delegations from Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are confirmed to participate in the first-ever U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 (December 9-10; Houston, Texas); The central African region is endowed with substantial deposits of bauxite, cobalt, platinum-group metals and strategic minerals vital to the global energy transition; Organized by Energy Capital&Power (ECP) (, USAEF 2021 will highlight investment and partnership opportunities across the African energy value chain and reposition the U.S. as the primary partner of choice for African energy developers.

Leading energy producers within central Africa are set to play a prominent role at the upcoming U.S.-Africa Energy Forum 2021 (December 9-10; Houston, Texas), with ministerial delegations confirmed from Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The two-day event will promote partnership, investment and licensing opportunities in selected African nations to U.S. operators, finance firms and service providers, on behalf of both government and private sector players.

Chad has confirmed a large delegation led by President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture, Mines and Crafts, H.E. Ali Adji Mahamat Seid, and accompanied by Minister of Commerce and Industry, H.E. Ali Djadda Kampard. The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, H.E. Oumar Torbo Djarma will also be in attendance, together with a delegation from National electricity company SNE and the national renewables agency, ADER.

Congolese Minister of Hydrocarbons H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua has confirmed his participation, as the country embarks on an ambitious campaign to attract foreign direct investment and drive regional energy diplomacy.

Equatorial Guinea has confirmed the attendance of its Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, along with a delegation of supporting companies, to promote regional gas monetization initiatives and farm-in licensing opportunities in-country.

In a bid to highlight opportunities in strategic minerals and renewables, USAEF 2021 will host a large delegation from the Democratic Republic of the Congo – a leading producer of cobalt, copper, tantalum, tin and other strategic minerals required for the production of electric vehicle batteries – as well as a special panel on strategic minerals led by AlphaSierra.

“Home to substantial mineral and renewable resource wealth, the Central African region holds the key to unlocking a mutual energy transition in the U.S. and across the continent,” says James Chester, Senior Director at ECP. “We are honored to confirm the attendance and participation of leading African energy ministers who can speak to the opportunities for foreign investors – as well as enhanced government support and ease of doing business – found within their respective markets. Meanwhile, American capital and technology will serve to fast-track regional electrification targets and clean energy initiatives.”

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Energy Capital&Power.

To learn more about U.S.-Africa energy investment opportunities, find out more information regarding sponsorship opportunities at USAEF 2021, or register for the Houston summit, visit or contact James Chester at

Send us your press releases to

© Press Release 2021

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.