April 2019
TBC

Argus West Africa LPG Conference

Speakers

Dayo Adeshina
Manager for the Implementation of the National LPG Expansion Plan, Office of the Vice-President, Nigeria
Abdulkadir Saidu
Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)
Kayode Anibaba
Head of Gas Commercialisation, Ibile Oil and Gas Corporation, Nigeria
Kayode is a passionate and driven professional with a background in finance and accounting. He obtained a BSc in finance and accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 2008, and a Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Human Relations from Oklahoma City University and the University of Oklahoma, respectively, in 2011, both with distinctions. Over the past d...
Kayode is a passionate and driven professional with a background in finance and accounting. He obtained a BSc in finance and accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 2008, and a Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Human Relations from Oklahoma City University and the University of Oklahoma, respectively, in 2011, both with distinctions. Over the past decade, Kayode has garnered financial and project management experience from various companies such as Finley and Cook CPA (US), 960 Group (a subsidiary of Verod Capital), Lekki Free Trade Zone, BGL and Aristokrat 360. He joined Ibile Oil and Gas in 2016 as Technical Assistant to the Managing Director, and after that became Head of Project Finance. He currently heads the Gas Commercialisation Department.
Ladi Daodu
Managing Director and Chief Executive, Sierra Capital
Ladi is the Founder and Managing Director/CEO of Sierra Capital Limited, a financial and investment advisory Company. He has over 15 years of experience spanning management consulting, investment banking, strategy, business and financial advisory, corporate finance, project finance and project management in most of the core business sectors, especially the oil and gas indu...
Ladi is the Founder and Managing Director/CEO of Sierra Capital Limited, a financial and investment advisory Company. He has over 15 years of experience spanning management consulting, investment banking, strategy, business and financial advisory, corporate finance, project finance and project management in most of the core business sectors, especially the oil and gas industry. Ladi has managed many simple and complex engagements and has also advised on several cross-border investments and Africa market entry strategies with local and multi-national companies. Ladi has rich and testimonial experience in capital raising and infrastructure finance, mergers and acquisitions, market entry strategies and a suite of transaction support solutions. Over the last 3 years, he has led Sierra Capital through strategic alliances with Lenders and Investors whose funds have focus on the West Africa market and have recorded significant milestones in deal closure.
Alan Hayes
Vice President Business Development, Argus Media
Alan Hayes has 15 yrs of experience working in commodities. His previous experience includes working for the European Commission conducting Europe wide research on the petrochemical markets. While working in the metals market Alan designed the first steel futures contract. Alan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from UCL.
Alan Hayes has 15 yrs of experience working in commodities. His previous experience includes working for the European Commission conducting Europe wide research on the petrochemical markets. While working in the metals market Alan designed the first steel futures contract. Alan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from UCL.
Justice O. Derefaka
Technical Adviser (TA) – Gas Business & Policy Implementation to the Honorable Minister of State, Petroleum Resources/Program Manager, Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP), Ministry of Petroleum Resources (MPR)
Mr. Justice O. Derefaka is a Marine Engineering graduate from the Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt. He has a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of Lagos (Unilag) and a second master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK). He is also doctoral research scholar rounding up his study ...
Mr. Justice O. Derefaka is a Marine Engineering graduate from the Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt. He has a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of Lagos (Unilag) and a second master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK). He is also doctoral research scholar rounding up his study at the university of Bradford, United Kingdom. He is currently the Technical Adviser (TA) on Gas Business & Policy Implementation to the Honorable Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources (MPR). In this role, he drives the National Gas Policy implementation built on the policy goals of the Federal Government for the gas sector vis-à-vis removing the barriers affecting investment & development of the gas sector; the delivery of critical gas infrastructure and the overall vision to be an attractive gas-based industrial nation as well as giving primary attention to meeting local gas demand requirements, developing a significant presence in international markets and to move Nigeria from a crude oil export-based economy to an attractive gas-based industrial economy. He also doubles as the Program Manager (PM) of the Nigeria Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP), in the office of Honorable Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources (MPR), Abuja, Nigeria
Chinedum Onyemechi
Reader (Professorial cadre) in Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri
Dr Onyemechi is an accomplished academic with over 80 published works covering Maritime Management Technology, most of which have been presented at academic and industry-based conferences. Dr Onyemechi became a Senior Lecturer in 2012 and Reader in the professorial cadre Maritime Management Technology in 2015. He became a member of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping in 199...
Dr Onyemechi is an accomplished academic with over 80 published works covering Maritime Management Technology, most of which have been presented at academic and industry-based conferences. Dr Onyemechi became a Senior Lecturer in 2012 and Reader in the professorial cadre Maritime Management Technology in 2015. He became a member of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping in 1990 and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers in 2008. He was appointed Acting Head of Department of the Department of Maritime Management Technology, an office he assumed in July 2016 to 2017. He has been approved prima facie for the position of full Professor in Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.
Betty Ugona
Executive Director, Nigerian Pipelines and Storage Company (NPSC)
Betty is Executive Director for Storage at Nigerian Pipelines and Storage (NPSC), a subsidiary of NNPC. She is also Co-founder and Co-ordinator of the Gas to Health Initiative (GTHI), a non-governmental organisation that promotes LPG awareness. Betty champions a GTHI project that has already seen over 5,000 food stall vendors switching from using firewood for cooking to cl...
Betty is Executive Director for Storage at Nigerian Pipelines and Storage (NPSC), a subsidiary of NNPC. She is also Co-founder and Co-ordinator of the Gas to Health Initiative (GTHI), a non-governmental organisation that promotes LPG awareness. Betty champions a GTHI project that has already seen over 5,000 food stall vendors switching from using firewood for cooking to cleaner-burning and healthier LPG. She is the author of several books.
Yang Qing
Vice-President, Oriental Energy Singapore
Yang Qing, Vice general manager and director at Oriental Energy Singapore Mr. Yang is a seasoned professional with 30-year comprehensive experience in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) investment, purchasing, sales, market & shipping business for leading organizations. Recognised as Subject Matter Expert and was involved in Shanghai Government Energy Development Plan. Pr...
Yang Qing, Vice general manager and director at Oriental Energy Singapore Mr. Yang is a seasoned professional with 30-year comprehensive experience in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) investment, purchasing, sales, market & shipping business for leading organizations. Recognised as Subject Matter Expert and was involved in Shanghai Government Energy Development Plan. Prior to joining Oriental Energy, he worked for Poten & Partners, Shanghai Golden Conti Petrochemical Co. and China Merchants Shenzhen Petrochemical Company. Mr. Yang holds a master’s degree from University of Shanghai For Science and technology.
Brenda Ataga
LPG Project Manager, The National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Nigeria
Mohammed Ibrahim
Chairman, The National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Nigeria
GK Obanikoro
CEO, MOB Integrated, Nigeria