The National Association of Energy Correspondents (NAEC) will hold its annual conference on August 22, 2013 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos by 9 a.m. This year’s conference is themed “PIB: Harmonisation and Implementation for Economy Growth”.
In a Press Statement by Yunus Yusuf, NAEC’s Secretary, he confirmed that the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, the Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, legislators, as well as other stake holders in the petroleum and power industry will be in attendance.
The Keynote address will be delivered by the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Engr. Andrew Yakubu. The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources, Engr. George Osahon, will speak on “Expectations and Challenges of Effective Regulation in a Deregulated Regime” and the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Ernest Nwapa, will deliver a paper titled “Three Years of NCDMB: Achievements and Challenges.”
Other papers to be delivered include “Driving Capacity Growth in a Liberalised Power Sector” by Prof. Chinedu Nebo, “Balancing National Interest with Investment Incentives” by the Chairman, Senate Joint Committee on PIB, Sen. Emmanuel Paulker, as well as papers from the OPTS Chair, Mark Ward, and the PIB Team lead, Ministry of Petroleum, Engr. Abiye Membere.