20 September 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Nigeria is to present current best practices and emerging technologies to engineers, scientists, academia, managers and top executives of the oil and gas sector at the inaugural Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS, holding from February 19 to 23, 2018 in Abuja.
The event will assemble upstream, mid-stream and downstream oil and gas professionals from around the world, according to the Project Director, James Shindi.
Lending his voice to the project, Minister of States for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said the event will explore innovations and technologies covering all things upstream, mid-stream and downstream.
In attendance will be key Nigerian political decision makers, government officials and industry’s specialists from the National Oil Company, NOC, and other relevant government bodies on the one part and Chief Executive Officers of national and international oil companies, multinationals and multilateral organisations, the academia and other relevant stakeholders.
It would be recalled that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo unveiled the official launch of Nigeria International Petroleum Summit 2018 in the presence of 19 African Ministers of Petroleum and delegates who attended the African Petroleum Producers Association, APPA, meeting in Abuja recently.
Apart from being a launching pad for new onshore and offshore technologies showcase among leading E&P service companies, some of the robust and anticipated offerings at the NIPS 2018 include opportunity to witness licensing/ bid rounds, bid sign-off, major contract signing and economic diversification initiatives of the country.