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UK firm congratulates Petroleum Minister for appointment of Nsa

UK firm congratulates Petroleum Minister for appointment of Nsa

In the dynamic world of leadership and organisational excellence, few individuals stand out as prominently as Engr. Abel Nsa, is a distinguished alumnus of TEXEM UK. With immense pride and joy, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Engr. Nsa on his recent appointment as the Senior Technical Advisor to the Minister of Petroleum Resources Gas by the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Engr. Abel Nsa’s journey with TEXEM UK has been exceptional, marked by a commitment to continuous learning and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Having participated in two of TEXEM’s flagship programmes, “Developing and Leading High-Performance Organizations for Superlative Results” in July 2018 and “Winning in Turbulent Times” held in July 2023, Engr. Nsa has exemplified the qualities that define authentic strategic leadership. His repeat participation in TEXEM’s programmes demonstrates his embrace of a growth mindset and illustrious pursuit of lifelong learning, which are quintessential requirements for thriving as a leader.

With a career spanning over 25 years in the Public Service, Engr. Nsa’s trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable. He embarked on his professional journey in 1996 at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), starting as Engineer I and progressing through various roles, including Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer, and Assistant Chief Engineer in the Engineering & Standards Division.
As the Senior Technical Adviser to the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Commission Chief Executive from October 2021 to May 2022, he provided strategic advisory services on industry issues, spearheaded high-impact industry engagements, and represented the Chief Executive at conferences. In his role as Head/Assistant Director at the Department of Petroleum Resources from January 1994 to October 2021, he facilitated the development of marginal fields, administered domestic gas supply obligations, and delivered the Gas Transportation Network Code, contributing to the optimisation of the DPR’s service delivery and regulatory impact analyses on critical policies. Throughout my career, I consistently provided technical advisory services, ensured timely delivery of action items, initiated programs for service optimisation, and maintained a keen focus on industry performance indicators, showcasing my commitment to transformative leadership and strategic impact. A graduate of Chemical Engineering from the prestigious University of Lagos in 1991, Engr. Nsa further honed his expertise with Double master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering and Natural Gas Engineering from the University of Lagos and Texas A&M University in 1998 and 2008, respectively.

Engr. Nsa’s commitment to professional standards is evident through his certification as a Registered Engineer of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) with registration number R.26033. Additionally, he holds the esteemed title of Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers. He is a proud member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers. His multidimensional approach to the industry is further demonstrated by his membership in the Nigerian Gas Association.

Notably, Engr. Nsa’s contributions to the industry were recently recognised with an Award of Recognition for his significant role in the successful launch of the Nigerian Gas Transportation Network Code by the Nigerian Gas Association in April 2023.

Before assuming his role as Senior Technical Advisor to the Minister of Petroleum Resources Gas, Engr, Nsa served as the Director of the National Oil & Gas Excellence Centre (NOGEC) from May 2022. This progression is a testament to his unwavering dedication, expertise, and leadership acumen.

As an organisation committed to fostering leadership excellence, TEXEM UK takes immense pride in Engr. Abel Nsa’s achievements. His success reflects his personal dedication and exemplifies the impact of quality leadership development programmes. We encourage Engr. Nsa will continue to make invaluable contributions to the industry, and we look forward to witnessing the positive influence he will bring to his new role.

TEXEM, UK’s founder, counsels, “Bravo, Engr Abel, on your well-deserved appointment! Your dedication to service is commendable and crucial in fostering good governance, paving the way for impactful nation-building initiatives. Please embrace this role as a profound opportunity to leave an enduring legacy. Your commitment to excellence will undoubtedly contribute to the greater good, elevating the service standards of humanity. You can weave a narrative of positive change and enduring impact in your new position. Your strategic leadership will be instrumental in steering the course towards a future marked by integrity and progress in the oil and gas industry and, by extension, Nigeria.”

In celebrating Engr. Nsa’s accomplishments, we also celebrate the spirit of continuous learning, resilience, and leadership that TEXEM UK aims to instil in every participant. We take great pride in Engr. Nsa’s accomplishments and is honoured to have played a part in his professional journey. We extend our warmest congratulations to Engr. Abel Nsa and we wish him continued success in his new and influential role. May his journey inspire many others to reach greater heights in their professional endeavours.