Is gas the future?

Roger Brown, CFO, Seplat Petroleum

At Gas: Where is the Growth and Where is the Glut? 23 February 2016
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Speaker’s Biography

Mr. Brown joined Seplat as Chief Financial Officer in 2013. With a background in finance he is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland. Mr. Brown has over 20 years’ experience in the financial sector, primarily focused on emerging markets with extensive experience in structuring energy and infrastructure transactions on the African continent. Prior to joining the Company he held the position of Managing Director of Oil and Gas EMEA for Standard Bank Group.

Need to know

Seplat is a leading Nigerian independent oil and gas company listed on the London and Nigerian stock exchanges with a strategic focus in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Seplat has risen to become a leading indigenous oil and gas operator in Nigeria. The company has increased its production and reserves year-on-year and has consistently grown revenues and profits since it commenced operations. Gross operated liquids production at OMLs 4, 38 and 41 at the time of acquisition was 14,000 bopd and through the implementation of a focused re-development work programme and drilling campaign the Company grew this to over 70,000 bopd by the end of 2014, and in 2015 production hit a peak of 84,400 bopd.