In furtherance of Petroleum Technology Development Fund’s (PTDF)mandate of developing Institutional and Human capacity to enhance the indigenous participation and engagement of Nigerians in the oil and gas industry, the Fund is extending its frontiers by exploring possible ways of collaboration with critical stakeholders in the industry with a view of creating more competencies for the sector harnessing yields of other investments to continue its activities.

To this end, PTDF is organizing the Oil Exploration and Production Companies Summit which will host stakeholders, IOCs and selected beneficiaries of the various programmes of the Fund who will brainstorm to unravel more avenues of partnerships and sources of funding that will reinforce the implementation of the Fund’s intervention programmes and projects.

Date:      Tuesday6th September, 2016

Time:     9:0am

Venue:  Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja

The Special Guest of honour is the Hon. Min. of State Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe kachikwu while the Chairman of the occasion is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) Senator Tayo Alasoadura, FCA. Amongst other dignitaries that will be in attendance are the Chairman, House Committee on Petroleum, Mr. Akinlaja Joseph, Managing Directors of IOCs, Director DPR, Mr. Mordecai Ladan, the Group Managing Director NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Bani, Ag. Executive Secretary PEF, Mr. Ahmed Bobbai, Ag. Executive Secretary PPPRA Mrs. Stephanie Iyoyo, and Ag. Executive Secretary NCDMB Mr. Patrick Daziba Obah.

The Ag. Executive Secretary PTDF, Mr. Ahmed Galadima Aminu will be presenting a paper titled PTDF the Journey So Far, other presentations are The Position of the Act on the Training Budget of Oil Producing Licensees by Dr. Mohammed .M. Ibrahim, an Engineer, a lawyer and a Medical Doctor with over thirty years cognate experience in the international energy industry. The Role of PTDF as THE GAME CHANGER in the Oil Sector (next level) by Engr. Ayodele Ebenezer Ajayi, Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Federal University of Technology(FUT, Akure, Ondo State and Sources of Funding under the PTDF Act by Mr. Balarabe Ahmad, General Manager, Legal/Secretariat Services PTDF.