Abuja — Mr Abiodun Afolabi, the Executive Director Corporate Affairs and Services, TotalEnergies says the company will continue to work with the Nigerian government to help boost the oil and gas sector.
Afolabi disclosed this at dinner sponsored by TotalEnergies at the 4th Nigeria International Petroleum summit ( NIPS), in Abuja, on Monday.
The theme of the Conference is ‘ From Crisis to Opportunities: New Approach to the Future of Hydrocarbons”.
He said that TotalEnergies had crossed to new opportunities and approaches to hydrocarbon.
” As you all have seen, we are a new integrated energy company, you can see the new logo and name, this new development examplyfies the dynamics we are adopting.
” TotalEnergies want to see industry maximise potential and deliver optimal dividends to Nigerians and Africa as a whole. ” We are committed to make Nigeria an attractive destination for business, ” he said.
Meanwhile, TotalEnergies won the 2020 fully Integrated Company of the year in the Nigeria oil and gas sector .
Other Companies that bagged industry awards include the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas ( NLNG) Company Limited, Waltersmith Refinery and Petroleum Company, Independent Petroleum Producers Group and the Oil Producers Trade Section( OPTS).
Also, Mr Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary General , Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC) bagged the award of International Petroleum Diplomacy Person of the Year.
Similarly, Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, won the Best Innovative Thinker Award 2020.
The Life Time Award went to Chief Joseph Afolabi, Chairman, Amni International Petroleum Development Company Limited.