ARA Week

Our experts in Energy & Natural Resources will discuss the challenges for the future of the African downstream oil industry at the ARA (African Refiners Association) Week, from March 25th to 27th in Cape Town.

The conference brings together more than 500 key players in the industry every year: refiners, governments, banks, regulators, importers, distributors, traders .... The 2019 edition, "Strengthening investment in the African downstream", will address, in addition to topics related to financing and investment in the sector, challenges related to health, safety, environment, as well as technology and digital solutions as levers to stay competitive in the post-2020 era.

Natixis has become one of the leading banks on the structured finance and trade finance market in the energy sector over the past five years, particularly in Africa, where it has devoted teams and provides a vast array of banking solutions for the various companies in the sector i.e. independent producers, national companies, majors, refiners, importers, traders, distributors and service companies.