Africa Energy and Infrastructure partners Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition Conference – SAIPEC 2022 

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) will lead discussions on local content at the sixth Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (SAIPEC) opening from 22 – 24 February 2022 in Lagos.

During the SAIPEC African Content Series, which is hosted by the two organisations, a full day of strategic sessions will provide the latest updates for delegates on local content policies from across African oil-producing countries and the opportunities for its successful implementation.

The director of Business Development, Arvy Nahar, stated that; ‘with the growing demand for local content development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, NCDMB has set a target to achieve 70% local content by 2027 on major oil and gas projects in the country and PETAN has created a new investment focus to develop strategies on strengthening the Nigerian Content to other sectors of the economy, as result, we are excited to be partners with this platform and initiative, driving localcontent development in Nigeria.

PETAN Chairman, Mr Nicolas Odinuwe commented, “PETAN is revolutionising Nigerian Content through the encouragement of research and development in all sectors, especially in our tertiary institutions.

He added that, Heads of NOCs, IOCs and independent and indigenous oil and gas companies will lead the collaborative discussions, including Engr Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, NCDMB, Alcides Fernandes Mendes de Andrade, Planning Department Director, ANPG, Ranti Omole, SAIPEC Steering Committee & Vice Chairman, PETAN, Natalia Camba, Head of Local Content, INP and Nicolas C. Odinuwe, Chairman, PETAN, MD, Zitadel Limited and Executive Chairman, Global Lifting”.

Editor of Africa Energy and Infrastructure Publication, Wofai Samuel, added that; “SAIPEC rides on the shared values of Africa’s common heritage in aspiring for an African Economic Community through strengthening sectoral cooperation. It is a conference of respected and seasoned like-minds. Our aim is to share ideas and brainstorm on strategies.

“We look forward to a highly stimulating, all-inclusive and successful event”, She concluded.

SAIPEC 2022 features over 80 industry leaders and global experts on an insightful programme which is held alongside the sold-out exhibition with over 150 companies showcasing their products and services and generating meetings with thousands of invested industry professionals.

SAIPEC is hosted by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), a leading organisation that represents oilfield services and technology companies operating across upstream through to downstream projects. PETAN is a leader in the promotion of innovative engineering and creative solutions, that help advance the petroleum industry both nationally and regionally.

Year on year, SAIPEC continues to address the needs of companies seeking to showcase their innovative solutions and new technologies, and to support the development of major new business and partnerships to benefit Sub Saharan Africa’s petroleum economy.

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