04 Feb 2019


The Director of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan, received an award of honor for his contributions to the global hydrocarbon industry by the organizers of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), during an award dinner at the Transcorp Hilton hotel Abuja.

The theme of the conference was “Shaping the future through efficiency and innovation”. The four days event took place at the Abuja International Conference Center.

The representative of the Director DPR, Alhaji A.R Shakur, while receiving the award on behalf of the Director, thanked the organizers of the event for the recognition of the Director’s contributions and the Department by extension and reassured all stakeholders of the DPR’s commitment to a transparent and efficient delivery of its mandate, policies and aspirations of government in the Nigerian oil and gas sector.

Also, at the Conference, the Head Upstream Monitoring & Regulations Division, Mr. Enorense Amadasu, was one of the distinguished speakers at one of the panel  sessions.

His presentation titled, “Reshaping the Future of Upstream Monitoring and Regulation through Innovation and Digitization” offered perspectives on the role of the DPR in driving efficiency, innovation and digitization in the Nigeria oil and gas industry Upstream value-chain.

The DPR participated as an exhibitor from a 48m² state of the art exhibition booth. The booth provided participants the opportunity to network on a firsthand basis with subject matter experts from all the Divisions of the Department.

This initiative of the DPR is a unique way of providing on site solutions to stakeholders, it is an opportunity for quick fixes and an avenue to get feedback on DPR’s regulatory policies and interventions in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

The high point of the event was the reception of the Hon. Min. of State Pet. Res. Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu and the entire VIP delegation to the DPR exhibition booth by DPR Top Management and staff.

A brief presentation on recent initiatives of the Department like; online real time accounting of crude oil production through the National Production Monitoring System (NPMS), DPR online digital license and permit systems, sale of Concession Maps and other industry regulatory publications.


Pictures from Day 1



Pictures from Day 2


Pictures from Day 3