Strategic Focus on Gas Potentials, Utilization, Infrastructure and Funding - Workshop/Training  - Date: Sept 21 -23, 2020  (Online through Zoom)


The global quest for clean energy and the rising demand of natural gas has given a new international and domestic exposure to gas monetization, utilization and distribution as consequential for economic development and environmental stability.

The need to enhance and understand more the  E & P of natural gas, comprehend the value chains towards global and domestic utilizations, global market  trends, distribution, emerging technologies,  infrastructural supports, economic evaluations and project funding models have become very important to ensure success in that sector.

This focused workshop will take participants through the above pointers in elaborating the strategic benefits of enhancing gas potentials, utilization and funding. It will also evaluate challenges and proffer necessary solutions from the E & P, technological, infrastructural, funding, communal approach and government regulations.



  • Technical Managers and Supervisors

  • Commercial and Contract Managers

  • Operations and Development Engineers

  • Geologists

  • Economic and Commercial Analysts

  • Business development Operation Advisers

  • Any Personnel in the Gas Value Chain Sector that will benefit from the workshop


Module 1 (Day1)

  • Global trend in oil and gas market with emphasis on the gas sector: past, present and future. Overview of geopolitics on the gas market and analysis

  • Overview of Gas E & P.-  Gas formation, Reserves, etc

  • Gas Chemistry, Gas Processing and Transportation, Distribution, Engineering and piping System and Economics of Gas Distribution

  • Gas Value Chains, Options and Utilization; LNG, Gas to Power, Gas to Liquid, Fertilizer, Ammonia, etc

  • Economic Evaluation of Utilization Options and Market Position



Module 2  - 2nd day

  • Economic s of Gas Value Chain – Gas Market, Sales, Contract, Market Drivers, etc. 9 Micro and Macro Factors impacting market)

  • Overview of Project Finance

  • Funding of Gas Projects

  • Identifying and managing Project Risks  - Country Risk, Project Risk, Industry Risk, Security Risk, Environmental risk, Construction Risk, Funding risk, Foreign Exchange risk

  • Risk and Predictive Analysis


Module 3 – 3rd Day

  • Understanding Project Finance and Why some Projects will not be Funded

  • Decision Making and Choosing Projects

  • Concepts of Cash Flow Analysis, NPV,

  • What lenders are looking for – How do lenders assess projects

  • Credit Analysis by Lenders

  • Understanding Financial Models and Contracts-


Workshop/Training System:       Online (Zoom)

Date:                                                       Sept 21 -23. 2020

Fee:                                                         USD300  / N100,000 (Naira)  Per Participant
 roup Discount:  Available  ( Group from the same company) Registration for a group of participants from same company could be  customized  (tailored) at a special rate or covered through sponsorship.
 This will be discussed and agreed by the organizer (ECA) and the company.


Registration Contact:                     Kindly obtain registration information from
Director of Training – School of Energy & Corporate leadership
Energy and Corporate Africa

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