logo2 - 5 July 2018 #NOG18

Conference Programme Day 1

08:00  -  09:20

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:20  -  09:40

Ministerial Address: Reforming & Repositioning the Oil & Gas Industry in Nigeria


Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu - Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources - Federal Republic of NigeriaDr. Emmanuel Ibe KachikwuHonourable Minister of State for Petroleum ResourcesFederal Republic of Nigeria

09:40  -  10:40

Ministerial Tour of the Exhibition and Networking Coffee Break

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10:40  -  11:00

Special Keynote Address: The Global Oil & Gas Outlook – Markets and OPEC Forecast


H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo - Secretary General - OPECH.E. Mohammad Sanusi BarkindoSecretary GeneralOPEC

11:00  -  11:20

Keynote Address: Outlining NNPC’s Commercial Strategy & Priorities


Dr Maikanti Baru - Group Managing Director - NNPCDr Maikanti BaruGroup Managing DirectorNNPC

11:20  -  13:00

1: How will New Legislation & Policy Develop to Transform the Oil & Gas Industry?


Moderator: Chidi Momah - Secretary to the Corporation - NNPCModerator: Chidi MomahSecretary to the CorporationNNPC
Senator Donald Omotayo Alasoadura - Chairman - Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) - National Assembly - Federal Republic of NigeriaSenator Donald Omotayo AlasoaduraChairman - Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream)National Assembly - Federal Republic of Nigeria
Mordecai Ladan - Director - Department of Petroleum ResourcesMordecai LadanDirectorDepartment of Petroleum Resources
Simbi Wabote - Executive Secretary - Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring BoardSimbi WaboteExecutive SecretaryNigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board
Wale Tinubu - Group Chief Executive - Oando PLCWale TinubuGroup Chief ExecutiveOando PLC
Taofik Adegbite - Chief Executive Officer - Marine PlatformsTaofik AdegbiteChief Executive OfficerMarine Platforms

  • What policies are needed to enhance the Nigerian oil & gas industry’s competitive edge?
  • What changes in legislation and policy do industry players want to see and what impact will this have?
  • How will investment be attracted into industry activities within a lower oil price environment?
  • How does the Government plan to support the growth of indigenous operators and service providers?
  • What changes are required in Nigerian Content law to deepen the level of local participation in the national oil and gas industry?
13:00  -  14:00

Networking Lunch

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14:00  -  15:30

2: Resetting Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Industry – Reviewing Global Trends


Moderator: Dr Hojatollah Ghanimi Fard - Head of the Petroleum Studies Department - OPECModerator: Dr Hojatollah Ghanimi FardHead of the Petroleum Studies DepartmentOPEC
Bello Rabiu - Chief Operating Officer - Upstream - NNPCBello RabiuChief Operating Officer - UpstreamNNPC
Nadir Guerer - Senior Research Analyst - OPECNadir GuererSenior Research AnalystOPEC
Chike Onyejekwe - GMD, Exploration & Production - Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production CompanyChike OnyejekweGMD, Exploration & ProductionAiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company
Bayo Ojulari - Managing Director - SNEPCoBayo OjulariManaging DirectorSNEPCo

  • Reviewing global oil and gas market trends
  • How must Nigeria operate within the current global trends to remain a key player in the global market?
  • What is the basis for Nigeria’s budget revenue forecast in terms of oil and gas prices?
  • How are industry players positioning themselves to mitigate the impact of oil price volatility?
  • Exploring international best practice on cost cutting to increase efficiency and productivity
15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break

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16:00  -  17:30

3: Nigeria’s Gas Sector – The Catalyst for Economic and Industrial Growth?


Moderator: Dr Jackson Gaius-Obaseki - Chairman - Brass LNGModerator: Dr Jackson Gaius-ObasekiChairmanBrass LNG
Saidu A. Mohammed - Gas & Power GED - NNPCSaidu A. MohammedGas & Power GEDNNPC
Dr Timothy Okon - Special Adviser - Fiscal Strategy - Ministry of Petroleum ResourcesDr Timothy OkonSpecial Adviser - Fiscal StrategyMinistry of Petroleum Resources
Tony Attah - Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director - Nigeria LNG LimitedTony AttahChief Executive Officer & Managing DirectorNigeria LNG Limited
Dada Thomas - Chief Executive Officer - Frontier Oil Ltd Dada ThomasChief Executive OfficerFrontier Oil Ltd

  • What legislative framework is necessary to unleash the potential of the gas sector?
  • Cultivating an attractive gas sector for investors through robust policy
  • Reviewing the implementation of the Gas Revolution Plan – how will key objectives be maintained in the short and long term?
  • How can the barriers for gas infrastructure development be overcome and where will much needed funding come from?
  • What plans are in place to further secure gas pipelines and decrease the impact of militancy?
  • How is the gas regulatory framework being developed for deepwater projects and downstream and gas utilisation?

End of Conference Day One


Networking Drinks Reception

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Gala Dinner

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