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Energy Institute organises Nigeria Producers Forum


As part of its forum series, the Energy Institute, Nigerian branch, in collaboration with UK Trade and Investment, is organising a forum focused on producers in Nigeria’s oil and gas upstream sector on October 10, 2014.

This year’s forum is themed ‘Growing Nigeria’s Indigenous Producers, Future Investments in Oil & Gas’.

The Nigerian Producers Forum (NPF) is a platform created by Energy Institute for the indigenous stakeholders in the petroleum upstream E&P sector to share their experience through technical and networking sessions. The forum has over the years, encouraged high-level discussions on very topical issues that are of interest to both independent producers and marginal fields operators in terms of policy, regulation, investment/funding and operations. Stakeholders including CEOs, executives and top management staff in the private sector as well as the leadership of regulatory bodies are part of the programme resource persons and delegates.

Energy Institute is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 20,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 energy companies worldwide. The Institute’s purpose is to develop and disseminate knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system.

Yewande Abiose, managing director, Energy Institute, disclosed that as has been customary of the institute, the event which will be holding at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos will focus on wide ranging issues affecting indigenous producers in the oil and gas sector which include Nigeria gas to power need and indigenous operators, indigenous operators impact on the domestic growth of the economy, pioneering marginal field production: the platform experience, the Nigerian petroleum industry: fiscal incentives and the indigenous operators, investment opportunities in the refining and petrochemical industry, the PIB and the impact on indigenous producer, UK foreign investments and the Nigerian oil and gas industry, amongst others.