Lagos — The NLNG has won the 2021 Gas Infrastructure Project Company of the year award in the Nigeria oil and gas sector.
The award was conferred on the company at the gala night of the fifth Nigeria International Energy Summit, NIES in Abuja, on Monday.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB also won an award for its role, which has made Nigeria a role model for other countries in Africa in terms of local content development and monitoring.
Other companies that bagged awards, include Schlumberger Nigeria, Coleman Wires and Cables, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries and OVH Energy Marketing Company Ltd.
They also include Chevron Nigeria Ltd., Waltersmith Petroman Company Ltd., Shell Nigeria and Production Company, SNEPCO, TotalEnergies and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.
Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, bagged the award of International Petroleum Diplomacy Person of the Year.
This year’s N.I.E.S, the 5th edition, is themed; ‘Revitalizing the Industry: Fuel and Energy Transition.
The Lifetime Award was won by Dr Ibe Kachikwu, former Minister of State for Petroleum Resources.
Similarly, Malam Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC Ltd, bagged the Energy Industry Leadership Award.
Mr. Mike Sangster, Managing Director, TotalEnergies and Mr. Abdulrasaq Isa, Chairman, Waltersmith Group, shared the 2021 Energy Personality Award.
Also, Mrs. Elohor Aiboni, Managing Director, SNEPCO and Mrs. Funmi Ogbue, Chief Executive Officer, Zigma Ltd. shared the Women in Energy Award.
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