Eric Faillenet

The Carlyle Group

Managing Director

Mr. Faillenet has 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Carlyle International Energy Partners in 2014, Mr. Faillenet was Africa Regional Manager with Perenco, an independent oil and gas company with gross production of over 400,000 boepd and operations in 15 countries. Mr. Faillenet joined Perenco in 1994 and held a number of senior positions in operations and management in various countries in Latin America, Africa and Europe. Mr. Faillenet is a Director of Assala Energy, Black Sea Oil and Gas, Mazarine Energy and SierraCol Energy. Mr. Faillenet is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France and holds an Msc in Control Engineering from Salford University, England.

Sessions With Eric Faillenet

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Africa Upstream: Where will the investment go?

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    Pandemic disruption and energy transition pressures on corporate E&P strategies and financing will continue to challenge upstream project development in Sub-Saharan Africa. As international and local investors revise their strategies, the evolution of Africa’s upstream competitive landscape is accelerating. The governments that will be most successful in securing new investment will compete proactively in this dynamic and uncertain environment. How are the shifting dynamics affecting investment decisions in Africa’s upstream by key decision-makers from governments, investors, and finance?