logo #NOG18 1–4 July 2019

Conference Programme Day 2

08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:00  -  10:20

Session 5: Harnessing the Opportunities in Nigeria’s Downstream Sector


Reginald Stanley - Former Executive  Secretary - PPPRA Reginald StanleyFormer Executive SecretaryPPPRA ChairmanPetrowest Energy Consult. Ltd.
Engr. Henry Ikemefuna Obih - Chief Operating Officer - Downstream - NNPCEngr. Henry Ikemefuna ObihChief Operating Officer - DownstreamNNPC
Senator Kabir Marafa - Senate Committee Chairman on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) - National Assembly - Federal Republic of Nigeria*Senator Kabir MarafaSenate Committee Chairman on Petroleum Resources (Downstream)National Assembly - Federal Republic of Nigeria*
Anibor Kragha - Chief Operating Officer - Refineries  - NNPCAnibor KraghaChief Operating Officer - Refineries NNPC
Segun Adebutu - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer - PetrolexSegun AdebutuChairman & Chief Executive OfficerPetrolex

  • How have plans to overhaul Nigeria’s refineries progressed? Are the refineries on track to operate at 90% by Dec 2019?
  • How will legislation encourage private sector participation in the downstream sector?
  • What lessons can be learned from international counterparts in developing a robust downstream sector?
  • What is the role of modular refineries in closing the output gaps in the downstream sector?

Questions & Answers

10:20  -  10:50

Networking Coffee Break

10:50  -  12:20

Session 6: Industry Leaders’ Panel: Unlocking Nigeria’s Investment Potential


MODERATOR:  Afolabi Oladele - Member of the ACA Group - Capital Alliance Nigeria LtdMODERATOR: Afolabi OladeleMember of the ACA GroupCapital Alliance Nigeria Ltd
Dr Maikanti Baru - Group Managing Director - NNPCDr Maikanti BaruGroup Managing DirectorNNPC
Jeff Ewing - Chairman & Managing Director - Chevron Nigeria LtdJeff EwingChairman & Managing DirectorChevron Nigeria Ltd
Nicolas Terraz - Managing Director & Chief Executive - Total Upstream Companies in NigeriaNicolas TerrazManaging Director & Chief ExecutiveTotal Upstream Companies in Nigeria
Paul McGrath - Chairman & Managing Director - Mobil Producing Nigeria UnlimitedPaul McGrathChairman & Managing DirectorMobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited
Osagie Okunbor - Chairman - Oil Producers’ Trade SectionOsagie OkunborChairmanOil Producers’ Trade SectionCountry Chair & Managing DirectorShell Companies in Nigeria & Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd
Massimo Insulla - Vice Chairman & Managing Director - Nigerian Agip Oil Company LtdMassimo InsullaVice Chairman & Managing DirectorNigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd

  • What plans are in place to create an enabling environment for further investment into exploration and production – especially deep offshore gas?
  • What strategies are being explored to reduce the cost of crude production - increasing efficiency and transparency in procurement, technology, security and stakeholder management?
  • What impact have the alternative funding mechanisms had on joint venture production projects? Is the new model sustainable and how is will it be protected?
  • What other barriers remain in unlocking the industry’s full investment potential?

Questions & Answers

12:20  -  13:50

Networking Lunch

Hosted By

13:50  -  15:10

Session 7: The Independent Producers’ Role in the Future of Upstream Production


Uzo Nwagwu - Chief Operating Officer - Sub Saharan Africa - BHGEUzo NwagwuChief Operating Officer - Sub Saharan AfricaBHGE
Yusuf Matashi - Managing Director - Nigeria Petroleum Development CompanyYusuf MatashiManaging DirectorNigeria Petroleum Development Company
Dr Ladi Bada - Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Shoreline Natural ResourcesDr Ladi BadaManaging Director & Chief Executive OfficerShoreline Natural Resources
Dr. Ainojie ‘Alex’ Irune - Chief Operating Officer - Oando Energy ResourcesDr. Ainojie ‘Alex’ IruneChief Operating OfficerOando Energy Resources
Ebiaho Emafo - Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Eroton Exploration & Production Company LtdEbiaho EmafoManaging Director & Chief Executive OfficerEroton Exploration & Production Company Ltd

  • Independent producers perspective: Remaining profitable amidst shifting global markets
  • What is the indigenous producer’s appetite in supplying gas to the domestic market?
  • How is current policy surrounding gas commercialisation impacting the level of investment into gas development?
  • What steps can be taken to increase the cost effectiveness of doing business in Nigeria?
  • To what extent have government partnerships with independents spurred development and growth?

Questions & Answers

15:10  -  15:40

Networking Coffee Break

15:40  -  17:00

Session 8: Innovative Strategies – Combating Crude Oil Theft & Pipeline Vandalism


Esimaje Brikinn - General Manager – Policy, Government & Public Affairs - Chevron Nigeria LtdEsimaje BrikinnGeneral Manager – Policy, Government & Public AffairsChevron Nigeria Ltd
Stephen Phelps - Regional Risk & Security Manager - DC Premium Logistic and Solutions LtdStephen PhelpsRegional Risk & Security ManagerDC Premium Logistic and Solutions Ltd
Dupe Senbanjo - Chief Executive Officer - Mosen Cleaning Services LtdDupe SenbanjoChief Executive OfficerMosen Cleaning Services Ltd

  • Outlining the impact of environmental degradation caused by oil theft and pipeline vandalism.
  • What impact has re-pollution had on clean-up efforts to date?
  • Exploring the role of “Participatory Partnerships” in solidifying community relations and decreasing theft and vandalism
  • How can enforcement agencies, oil and gas operators and communities further collaborate to protect national assets?
  • What technological surveillance and security solutions are suited to the Niger Delta terrain?

Questions & Answers


Close of Conference


Gala Dinner featuring the annual NOG Awards Ceremony

Hosted By

Location: Transcorp Hilton Hotel (Congress Hall)

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