The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) will today organise its annual 2019 Clients’ Appreciation and Industry Achievement Awards Dinner.
The event will hold at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to a statement, the 14th oil industry achievement award ceremony has as its theme: “The Oilfield of the future: Operational Excellence.”
The event is expected to provide a unique platform for close interaction between leading Nigerian oil service companies, senior executives in international oil companies, government policy makers and top political leaders to share ideas on the Nigerian oil industry in a relaxed and conducive atmosphere.
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, would be the special guest of honour and many international oil companies and chief executive officers and captains in the industry have all confirmed their attendance to this event.
PETAN is made up of Nigerian indigenous oilfield service companies and was founded to utilise the technical know-how acquired in the oil and gas industry by Nigerians as a springboard for economic and technological advancement.
PETAN companies employ over 20,000 engineers and other technical personnel with a direct employment of about 80,000 people.
PETAN companies also offer 250 distinct technical services to the Nigerian oil industry and many of these companies now parade similar services in Mauritania, Ghana, Cameroun, Equitorial Guinea, Congo, Gabon, Chad, Angola, South Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and the United States.