10 March 2014, Lagos – In furtherance of its commitment to the development of the Nigerian oil and gas industry, Atlantic Energy is supporting this year’s edition of the Nigeria Oil & Gas (NOG) conference as a platinum sponsor for the 3rd consecutive year.
The NOG, the largest oil and gas conference in sub-Saharan Africa, is holding March 17 – 20 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
According to the co-chief executive officer of the company, Scott Aitkens, “NOG brings together all major stakeholders, and provides the appropriate atmosphere for those meaningful discussions and collaborations required to move Nigeria’s oil and gas industry forward. We are pleased to participate again.”
Aitkens is scheduled to make a presentation during the conference with a focus on ‘Overcoming Challenges & Supporting the Growth of Independent, Indigenous Producers & Service Providers’.
“At Atlantic Energy, we believe that there are home-grown solutions to almost all the challenges facing the industry. Conferences like these, enable local players like us cross-fertilise ideas with one another with a view to devising solutions to transform the industry for the better,” he said.
The Nigerian oil & gas industry has experienced an increase in indigenous participation in recent years with the passage of the local content act. Atlantic Energy through its strategic alliance agreement with the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited, the exploration arm of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, is helping to build indigenous technical capacity resulting in increased production and improved gas supply for power