[Abuja]–ExxonMobil Nigeria Unlimited has won the excellence award at the ongoing 2017 Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference in Abuja.
The company received the award on Wednesday night, at the NOG conference Gala Night organised to honour companies that had done well in the sector over time.
Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, praised ExxonMobil for its impressive investment in the oil and gas sector, stating that the company merited the award given its active roles in the industry.
Baru, who was represented by Mr Saidu Mohammed, the NNPC Group Executive Director (Gas and Power), also applauded the organisers of the 2017 Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference, adding that “this year’s conference is unique in various areas”.
He then promised that NNPC would continue to support the conference and sponsor the gala night because it is the only avenue where experts, stakeholders and engineers in the sector meet annually to discuss issues affecting the sector.
The Chairman of the 2017 NOG Conference, Dr Alirio Parra, who is also a member of the Board of Directors of CWC Group, commended ExxonMobil for working hard to merit the award, adding that “the massive multinational investments of ExxonMobil both in Nigeria and internationally is impressive”.
Parra then commended the support of NNPC towards the successful hosting of the four-day conference, which recorded about 6,000 conference delegates and 250 exhibitors.Please Follow Us @ThePageNg