Companies around the world are facing unprecedented challenges as COVID-19 shutters the global economy. The energy sector has been particularly hard hit, with demand plummeting for oil, gas and electricity. Economies are on the rebound and demand is picking up, but a full recovery is projected to be years away. What projects will be prioritised under this competitive environment? What is the future of deal-making in an incredibly virtual world? How will financing for major projects be impacted in the short-and long-terms?
Paul Eardley-Taylor, Oil & Gas Coverage, Southern Africa, Standard Bank
Arron Singhe, Chief Oil Sector at the African Natural Resources Centre, African Development Bank
Marcia Ashong, Founder and Executive Director of TheBoardroom Africa (TBR Africa), and Brace Energy
Kwame Jantuah, Senior Vice President, Freddie Jordan Oil Company Ltd
Caty Hirst, Director of Programming, Africa Oil & Power