Oil, gas trainers elects president, others
Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), an independent umbrella group of training services providers in the oil and gas sector has elected Dr. Mayowa Afe as its president.
Mayowa was elected in November 2016 at the Association General meeting in Abuja, to replaced Prof Mike Onyekonwu, the pioneer Chairman who led the Association for six years.
Mayowa is the Managing Director & Founder, Danvic Petroleum International, a subsurface petroleum consultant and training company with offices in Lagos and Houston.
He has 28 years oil and gas industry experience, a fellow and past President, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE). Current Chairman, Board of Trustees, McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo Ogun State.
He was Country Manager, Paradigm Geophysical Nigeria, Business Development Manager, Africa, Halliburton Energy Services among many other senior management and technical work history.
Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria OGTAN, which was established by the Nigerian ContentDevelopment and Monitoring Board in 2010, represents the Education and Training Sectorial Group of the Nigerian Content Consultative Forum (NCCF) under Section 58 of the NOGICD Act (2010), with the purpose to build local human capital capacity in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry and act as a business group that interfaces with Operators, International Organisations and the Nigerian government.
The association also elected Engr Eje Fred, as the General Secretary; Engr Funmilayo Alabi, Assistant General Secretary; Mr Olaleye Matthew, Financial Secretary; Mr Itua John, Publicity Secretary.