PETAN, GOGEC Signs MOU to Explore Opportunities in Oil and Gas Sector

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The Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) to facilitate a collaboration that will lead to the exchange of information and sharing of resources between the two parties in the oil and gas sector, according to a news report from Guyana Chronicle Newspaper.

According to the report, the MoU was first initiated in Houston, Texas, USA, during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2022).

“The MoU was recently signed by Mr Manniram Prashad, President of GOGEC, and Mr Nik Odinuwe, Executive Chairman of PETAN accompanied by Mr Ranti Omole, Vice-Chairman of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) at the Pegasus Hotel during their visit to Guyana last week to finalise the Memorandum of Understanding,” the report revealed.

It added: “PETAN’s aim is to bring together Nigerian Oil and Gas entrepreneurs to create a forum for the exchange of ideas with major operators and policy-makers, whereas GOGEC’s mission is to ensure that there are equal opportunities for all the operators and potential operators within the industry and promote trade, investment and knowledge transfer within the energy sector to all members and stakeholders.”

Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) is an association of Nigerian Indigenous Technical Oilfield service companies in the upstream and downstream sectors of the Oil industry. The association was formed to bring together Nigerian Oil & Gas entrepreneurs to create a forum for the exchange of ideas with the major operators and policy makers.

PETAN has been promoting the development of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria through the organization and participation of Nigerian Entrepreneurs in conferences, seminars, workshops, and creating opportunities for Nigerian companies to project themselves in the competitive industry.