International Conference on Hydrocarbon Science and Technology


Date:   24th October 2023

Time:   09:00 – 17:00

Venue: PTDF Main Auditorium


08:45   Breakfast/Arrival of Guests

09:00   Recognition of Invited guests

09:30   Grounding Presentation II: "Gas and Energy in the Digital Age: Exploring the Intersection of Emerging Technologies, Business Models, and Policy Landscape." – Mr. ThankGod Egbe GMD CYPHER CRESCENT

Panel Session 3

10:00     Theme: “Investment and Financing in the Energy Transition: Evolving landscape of investment, financing in the oil and gas industry, and opportunities for sustainable and socially responsible investment.”

Opening Keynote to Panel Session:

Moderator:      Engr. Chichi Emenike, Head Gas Ventures, NECONDE  


  1. Olayemi Anyanechi, Commission Secretary and Legal Advisor,NUPRC
  1. Adegbite Falade, Group MD/CEO Aradel Holdings Plc
  2. Tayo Akinkunmi, MD/Country Manager, TechnipFMC
  3. Desmond Agboifo, Desyton Energy
  4. Dr. Prince Ishaku Abner, Adjunct Professor with the University of Abuja (Oil, Gas and Energy)
  1. Dr. Victor Ekpeyong, CEO Kenyon International West Africa Company Limited

Panel Session 4

11:35   Theme: “Talent and Workforce Development: Strategies to attract, retain, and upskill talent in the oil and gas industry with increasing focus on sustainability.”

Opening Keynote to Panel Session: PTDF ES

 Moderator: Dr George Iwo, CEO PEGIS GLOBAL


  1. Engr. Emeka Iloegbunam, CEO INNOVATIONEERING LTD
  2. Dr Taher Najah, Director of Research at APPO Secretariat Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.
  3. Ahmed Galadima Aminu, GM Education & Training Department, PTDF
  4. Mrs. Folashade Adekeye, Director NNPC Academy
  5. Rashida Saleh, Human Resources & Treasury, Oriental Energy Resources Limited
  6. Prof. Petrus Nzerem, Ag. Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Nile University of Nigeria
  7. Dr. Samuel Onoji, Vice Principal, Petroleum Training Institute