Osinbajo, Joe-Ezigbo, Obi to Speak at the 10TH NLPGA International Virtual Conference


By Ikenna Omeje

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; the President of Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), Audrey Joe-Ezigbo; the Group Managing Director of Technoil,  Nkechi Obi , are set to speak at  the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA) 10th International LPG Conference themed; “LPG: Pivoting Economic Recovery for Households and Industries in Nigeria and Africa”.

A statement by NLPGA, which was obtained by Vanguard stated: “This year’s conference, which will be hosted virtually due to the mood of the times, and in line with social distancing precaution is scheduled for Friday, December 4, 2020.

“The virtual conference will facilitate interactive discussions among speakers and panellists to achieve the conference’s crucial aim of amplifying the role of the entire LPG value chain to drive sustainable adoption of LPG towards spurring economic growth and improving the well being of households across sub-Saharan Africa.”

Also confirmed to speak at the conference include: Director, Midstream Oil and NGLs Research and Consulting, IHS Markit, Washington DC, United States, Keefer Douglas; President, Africa LPG Association, Zambia, Samson Muumba;  Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Olalere Odusote; Programme Manager, LPG Expansion Implementation Plan, Office of the Vice President of Nigeria, Dayo Adesina, Managing Director, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, Tony Attah, and  Group Managing Director, Rainoil,  Gabriel Ogbechie.

Others include: Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Olukayode Pitan; Managing Director, Gas Terminalling, Felix Ekundayo; Executive Secretary/CEO, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Teju Abisoye; Head Investment Banking Division, FBNQuest Merchant Bank Limited, Patrick Mgbenwelu; Managing Director, LGV Gas, Femi Fanoiki; Managing Director, Quaints Agencies, Prince Adebambo Ademiluyi; Group Head LPG, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Engr. (Mrs) Nwaoma Olujie; and Technical Director, GasTech,  Edet Inyang.

It stated: “The speakers and panelists will focus on interrogating pertinent industry issues, proffering actionable and significant solutions toward achieving an accelerated Post-COVID 19 economic revival, with gas as a pivotal enabler. The summit’s agenda include keynote addresses and presentations from experts across the LPG value chain; panel sessions led by sector-specific thought leaders addressing an array of conversations.

“Some of the topics to be addressed and presented include, “The Place of Gas in Nigeria’s Accelerated Economic Recovery Plan”, “Harnessing LPG to Drive an African Economic Renaissance”, “Leveraging Gas to Build Lagos 21st Century Economy”, “Unboxing the National LPG Expansion Plan”, and “Strategies and Imperatives for Broadening Market Access for LPG in Africa”.

“The conference panel sessions are designed to address critical issues centred on funding, leveraging opportunities, the adoption and acceptance of LPG as a significant driver towards rebuilding the economy.

“The first session on, “Broadening Market Access, Utilization, Adoption and Acceptance of LPG as Driver of Economic Revival” would be discussed by Group Head LPG, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mrs Nwaoma Olujie, Group Managing Director, Rainoil, Gabriel Ogbechie, Technical Director, GasTech, Edet Inyang, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Techno Oil, Nkechi Obi.”

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