PETAN holds Annual industry awards dinner

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) will honour some outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves in the oil and gas industry during her Annual Oil Industry Awards Dinner ceremony at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

The Group Managing Director, NNPC – Dr Maitani Baru who apart from gracing the occasion with his presence with other dignitaries, shall deliver a keynote address on the “Local Content Compliance in an Extended Low Oil Price Environment”.

It is believed in many circles that his delivery will shed some light on NNPC’s intention and strategy in these times, the future of the oil industry vis-à-vis the role of the NNPC and the Nigerian economy as a whole. Mr. Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, NCDMB will also deliver an Industry Remark.

Institutional and Professional competence awards recipients include: Shell Petroleum Development Company, Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Oilserve Limted, Nigeria Agip Exploration (NAE), Mr. Bayo Ojulari, Mr. Austin Avuru, Mr. Musa Ahmadu-Kida, Dr. Vincent Ebuh, Mr. Dafe Sejebor,

PETAN’s annual Industry Achievement Awards’ Ceremony offers eminent industry players an opportunity to interact and network under a cosy atmosphere and sets the tone for ending the year of hard work.

PETAN is made up of Nigerian indigenous oilfield service companies and was founded to utilize the technical know-how acquired in the oil and gas industry by Nigerians as a springboard for economic and technological advancement.

PETAN companies employ over 20,000 engineers and other technical personnel with a direct employment of about 80,000 people. PETAN companies offer 250 distinct technical services to the Nigerian oil industry and many of these companies now parade similar services in Mauritania, Ghana, Cameroun, Equitorial Guinea, Congo, Gabon, Chad, Angola, South Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and the United States.