Chevron, SNEPCo, NNPC and NAPIMS Among Organizations Confirmed to Speak at WAIPEC 2018

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 (WAIPEC) 2018, a two day major platform for the oil and gas industry, taking place on the 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:

Roland Ewubare, GGM, NAPIMS
Egbert Faibille Jnr, Ag. CEO, Petroleum Commission, Ghana
Austin Ojunekwu Avuru – Chief Executive Officer, SEPLAT
Bayo Ojulari – Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)
Gbite Adenji, Senior Technical Advisor on Upstream & Gas to Hon. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources
• Engr Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board
Jeffrey Ewing, Managing Director, Chevron
• Dr. Maikanti Baru, GMD, NNPC

West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) 2018


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.

Alongside 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.

Exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products and services, including many international and regional energy companies and service providers, regional and national oil companies. A full list of participating


WAIPEC is excited to be hosted by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), The Petroleum Technology Association of (PETAN) was registered in 1990 as an association of leading Nigerian Indigenous Technical Oilfield service companies in the upstream and downstream sectors of the Oil industry whose vision is the development and domestication of Petroleum Technology in Nigeria.

PETAN has been promoting the development of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria through the organization and participation of Nigerian Entrepreneurs in conferences, seminars, workshops and creating opportunities for Nigerian companies to project themselves in the competitive industry. Since 2005, PETAN has been solely responsible for organizing the Nigerian Pavilion and the exhibition of Nigerian companies at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).

WAIPEC has been launched to address the needs of companies seeking to showcase their innovative solutions and new technologies, and to support the development of major new business and partnerships to benefit West Africa’s petroleum economy.

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