Dr. Maikanti Baru, GMD, NNPC
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, addressed foreign investors at the International Petroleum (IP) Week that took place in London, United Kingdom.
Baru, spoke under the theme “The New Frontier for Africa’s Oil & Gas”, and discussed the abundant investment opportunities in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, with emphasis on the downstream sub-sector.
Organised annually by the London-based Energy Institute, the IP Week is a global oil and gas platform where executives and other energy professionals discuss the biggest issues affecting the sector.
Speaking on this year’s event, the Chief Executive of Energy Institute, Louise Kingham, said the conference has spotlighted key oil and gas regions, including Africa, Russia and the Middle East.
She noted that “The conference places a bigger focus than ever before on how digitization, data management and analytics are driving change and optimizing operations up and down the industry value-chain.”