Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources is set to host the 3rd Annual Nigeria Petroleum Summit (NIPS 2020).

According to Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria, the countdown for the 3rd edition of the annual NIPS conference/exhibition has officially begun.

The event which will take place in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, has rapidly grown to become Africa’s premier business and technology conference for not just oil and gas but for also automobile, banking and finance, power (electricity), pipelines, LNG, infrastructure, engineering and construction amongst others.

Like the previous editions, the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has the responsibility of hosting the next edition of NIPS from 9th to 13th February 2020 on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The summit draws as much as 3,000 top-level international and national oil executives together every year to dig deeper into the awesome potential of a region in order to increase the participation of anyone doing business and investing in Nigeria and the rest of Africa’s oil and gas upstream, midstream, downstream, power, and services industries.

The theme of NIPS2020 is; “Widening the Integration Circle: Technology, Knowledge, Sustainability and Partnership” and will seize the momentum of the country’s historic 60 years of independence, to showcase the rich culture of the most diverse country in the Africa along with new oil, gas, and energy technologies, platforms , major contract signing and strategies for growth.

As a vested partner and global hub of leading oil and gas, electricity and renewable business, research and development, production, refining, and with its petrochemicals and gas products distributed around the world, Nigeria is a perfect venue and natural location to convene an African-focused event and global leaders intent on shaping the future of one of the world’s most important industries of this nature.

NIPS2020 will bring thousands of the top minds in this industry to Abuja from across the globe who will be able to attend engaging presentations and cutting edge technical tours to gain valuable insight into industry trends not just for Nigeria, but also for Africa to engage the global energy community.

Speakers of the past editions include  global heads of the industry like H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC; Dr. Sun Xiansheng, Secretary General of the International Energy Forum and H.E. Yury Sentyurin, Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.

NIPS2020, the Nigeria government official petroleum event to fully integrate the finance, automobile, power, construction  sector with oil and gas, will address urgent issues in Africa’s development, including the expansion of upstream oil exploration in new areas; balancing the needs of Africa’s oil producing and consuming countries; the role of gas-to-power in lighting Africa; the need to innovate in the power sector, including renewables; and the importance of using oil and gas as a lightning rod to spur growth and economic development.

It will offer a full day of programming dedicated to UK oil and gas business, a full day focuses on gas and dedicated country spotlight sessions.

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