A subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the National Petroleum Investment Management Services and petroleum experts under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists have concluded plans to push the discussion on energy transition to the next level.
As such, the Group General Manager, NAPIMS, Bala Wunti, and others experts will lead talks on energy transition at the upcoming annual pre-conference workshop of the NAPE scheduled to hold in Lagos week.
Themed; Energy Security and Transition Strategies: Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria, the workshop will bring to fore the rising need for transition towards more sustainable energy sources and the global geopolitics requires a strategic rethink around the energy industry in Nigeria.
While Wunti will deliver the keynote presentation, the Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, Rose Ndong and others industry leaders will speak on how the objective can be realised in Nigeria.
Others speakers include Ademola Adeyemi-Bero, the Chief Executive Offiucer Of First E & P;\xa0 Effiong Okon, Director, New Energy, Seplat Energy; Professor Adeola Adenikinju, Research Professor, University of Ibadan.
\xa0are other confirmed speakers at the workshop. Alero Onosode, CEO,AAO Tsalach Limited will be the Moderator at the event.
A statement by the organisers read in part, "The climate change reality is facing us today in Nigeria with desertification in the North and flooding in the south. This change has called for a crucial need to significantly reduce carbon emissions while ensuring available and affordable electricity.
"In response to this new reality, many countries including Nigeria, have set various net zero carbon emission goals."