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The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) honored 10 oil and gas companies and individuals in 10 categories for their outstanding contributions to the development of local content in the industry on the African continent.
The awards were handed over to the winners during a dinner marking the end of the Sixth Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (SAIPEC2022) which just ended at the Eko Hotels in Lagos last Wednesday evening.
The 10 companies include Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) (Nigeria); Mauritanian Hydrocarbons and Mining Heritage Company (SMH) (Mauritania); Shell (Nigeria); Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) (Uganda); TotalEneries (Nigeria); ND Western (Nigeria); Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) Mozambique; Agencia Nacional de Petroleo Gaz Biocombustiveis (ANPG) Angola; Proscovia Nabbanja (Uganda); and Cany Jobe (Gambia).
Nigeria LNG received the award in the Operational Excellence category by Jimmy Mugerwa of Zoramu, Uganda; SMH Mauritania received the National Oil Company of the Year presented by former Chairman of PETAN and CEO, Oildata Energy Group, Emeka Ene; while Shell received the Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Company of the Year award; just as the Uganda National Oil Company won Breakthrough NOC of the Year.
In other categories, ND Western won Independent Business of the Year; The Local Content Company of the Year was won by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP); Agencia Nacional de Petroleo Gaz Biocombustiveis (ANPG) Angola won the Regulator Making Great Strides award; and TotalEneries won International Oil Company of the Year.
Also, two outstanding leaders in the oil and gas industry: Director of Exploration and Production, Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, Cany Jobe; and Chief Executive Officer, Uganda National Oil Company, Proscovia Nabbanja; won the Women in Energy Network (WiEN) Winning With Women award and the National Oil Company Executive of the Year award, respectively.
Justifying the awards, PETAN Chairman Nicolas Odinuwe said it was one of the best ways to appreciate the contributions of the eight companies and the executives of two oil and gas companies on the African continent.
Odinuwe said the companies and CEOs have shown resilience, commitment and synergy in driving the continent’s vision to increase local participation in the industry through capacity building and investments in technology. to transform Africa.
The event, held from February 22 to 24, allowed more than 6,000 industry professionals from more than 300 organizations in 25 countries, more than 11 NOCs and 80 industry experts, to connect, interact, collaborate and create business opportunities under one roof for strategic growth. of the oil and gas industry on the African continent.
Inaugurated seven years ago and hosted by PETAN to foster collaboration – providing a platform for engagement for all key industry players in Sub-Saharan Africa – SAIPEC aims to provide opportunities to leverage experiences and knowledge. expertise to ensure regional partnerships between National Oil Companies (NOCs), International Oil Companies (IOCs), Multinationals and Local Service Providers (M&ISPs) in Africa.
SAIPEC 2022 offered windows for keynote speakers and subject matter experts from all sectors of the industry, including regulators, policy makers and heads of NOCs, CIOs, M&ISPs and high-level delegates to participate at the three-day conference and exhibition. from Liberia, Uganda, Gambia, Gabon, Somaliland, Mauritania, Namibia, Angola, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.
Over 100 exhibitors showcased their creative industry solutions and innovative technologies to grow businesses across the oil, gas and energy value chain, including SNEPCo, TotalEnergies, H-PTP Energy Services Limited, SAIPEM, Ponticelli, Westfield Energy, Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, Uganda National Oil Company, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Lonadek, Kenya-based Tsavo Oilfield Services, Ghana National Gas Company, Ghana-based Invest Africa, Chevron, Mobil, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Instituto Nacional de Petroleo Mozambique, NLNG, NNPC, Shell Nigeria Gas, Oildata Energy Group and Dorman Long, ND Western, National Oil Company of Liberia and Gambia National Petroleum Company.
The others are the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Gabonese Government Gas Task Force, ENI, Equinor, the Petroleum Authority of Sierra Leone, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of Somaliland, Aftrac Limited, Waltersmith Petroleum, PETROSEN, Oilserv Limited, Zitadel Limited & Global Lifting, Niger Ministry of Petroleum & Renewable Energy, First E&P and African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO).

From: Nelson Chukwudi

Shirlene J. Manley