Bank-Anthony Okoroafor is the Chairman of Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN). PETAN is an association of leading Nigerian indigenous technical service companies in the upstream, downstream and power sectors of the oil and gas industry. PETAN’s vision is to domesticate petroleum technology in Nigeria and her membership is drawn from all parts of the country.
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 and workshops.
Bank-Anthony is also the Managing Director of CB Geophysical Solutions Ltd, a seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation company based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is also the managing director of Vhelbherg. A company involved in Oil & Gas Pipeline/Flowline Leak Repairs, Early Production Facilities (EPF), Operation/Maintenance of Oil Fields and Marine Vessels, Subsea Well intervention services. He is very passionate about Nigerian Content development and empowerment of competent Nigerians with capacity, to excel in the oil and gas industry. Bank Anthony worked with Schlumberger as an international staff for fifteen years in Algeria, Tunisia, Kasakhstan, Russia, France, USA, UK and Nigeria before setting up his companies in Nigeria.
Bank-Anthony Okoroafor is a member of NAPE, SPE, COREN and NSE. He has participated in several oil and gas fora and has contributed immensely to the development of the industry. Bank- Anthony has a B.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) degree and an MBA. He has attended several courses and an alumni of Harvard University OPM program. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry.