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PETAN announces speakers at WAIPEC forum


The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru PHOTO: TWITTER/NNPC

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has announced the first set of speakers to feature on the programme at the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018 (WAIPEC), a two day major platform for the oil and gas industry, taking place next month 7-8th February at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

Industry leaders and expert speakers have been drawn from key stakeholders involved in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria to lead discussions and provide invaluable insight at WAIPEC 2018. These include the Group General Manager,  National Petroleum Investment & Management Services (NAPIMS), Roland Ewubare; Acting Chief Executive O, Petroleum Commission, Ghana, Egbert Faibille Jnr; Chief Executive Officer, SEPLAT, Austin Ojunekwu Avuru; and Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari;.

Others are Senior Technical Advisor on Upstream & Gas to Hon. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Gbite Adenji; Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Managing Director, Chevron, Jeffrey Ewing; Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru,


According to PETAN, WAIPEC’s first class conference programme will lead on ‘New ventures in West Africa; driving oil and gas production through innovative strategies.’ Content will focus on unlocking strategic value, leveraging innovation, best practices and technology that will grow West Africa’s energy industry, through a series of plenary and industry panel sessions and topical presentations.

PETAN added that longside the conference, the international exhibition, which is free to attend to qualifying individuals, is attracting an increasing number of specialised companies including; The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Chevron, Lee Engineering, Nestoil, Equatorial Guinea, PetroSa and OiLSERV.

It listed exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services include many international and regional energy companies, service providers, and oil companies. A full list of participating companies can be found at along with further programme information and details of how to register to attend.

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