Kyari calls on Nigeria’s oil Industry to adapt to changing energy landscape

…Advocates diversified energy portfolio towards attaining Energy Transition 

The GCEO, NNPC Ltd, Mele Kyari has charged stakeholders within the Nigerian oil  and gas industry to adapt, evolve and lead in the ever-changing global energy  landscape. 

Kyari gave this charge while delivering an Industry address at the opening  ceremony of the 41st Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)  Conference taking place in Lagos, on Tuesday. 

The GCEO, who was represented by NNPC Ltd’s Executive Vice President,  Upstream, Oritsemeyiwa Eyesan underscored the pivotal role of oil and gas  exploration in shaping the future of the oil industry, emphasized the need for  dedication, expertise and pursuit of knowledge in the quest to unlock new  frontiers and push technological and economic boundaries within the industry.  

Reiterating NNPC Ltd’s commitment, Kyari emphasized the company’s  dedication to embracing exploration, developing renewables, fostering  innovation, adopting emerging technologies, and implementing portfolio  management as key drivers of success in the evolving energy landscape. He  expressed optimism that the NAPE Conference would yield solutions and  positively impact the nation’s economic landscape.  

While acknowledging the global shift towards renewable energy, the GCEO  pointed out challenges such as intermittency, predictability, and reliability due to  geological constraints.  

He further highlighted the absence of a perfect energy source and advocated for  a diversified energy portfolio that leverages innovation and technology to harness  the strengths of different energy sources.  

The NAPE Conference is an annual convergence of geologists and industry  professionals engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. This year’s  edition has as its theme “Repositioning the Oil & Gas Industry for Future  Dynamics,” and seeks to advance the study and application of geosciences for the  benefit of stakeholders. 


-November 15, 2023 @ 13:46 GMT |