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‘Lower carbon drive challenge of present age’

The President of the National Association of Petroleum Exploration (NAPE), Dr James Edet, has decried lower carbon drive in petroleum, noting that it was a…

The President of the National Association of Petroleum Exploration (NAPE), Dr James Edet, has decried lower carbon drive in petroleum, noting that it was a major challenge in the present age.

He spoke at the 40th annual conference of NAPE in Lagos where over 3,000 engineers were in attendance, including participants from international, national oil and gas companies, as well as students of petroleum exploration.

Speaking on the theme: “Global Energy Transition and the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry: Evolving Regulations, Emerging Concepts and Opportunities”, Dr Edet, said, “The lower carbon drive is a challenge of this present age, and we have, at this event, aligned critical stakeholders to deliberate and present workable collaborative solutions to our industry and also share their current learnings as we continue to adapt to this green revolution.”

TotalEnergies, a major sponsor of the conference, also held technical sessions and enlightened participants at its booth.

The company’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Performance Coordinator, Ejiro Erharhaghen, spoke on issues relating to job and career placements, contract and procurement, Corporate Social Responsibility CSR), health and medical matters in the company.

Erharhaghen further gave details of its exploration activities on the Egina field in conformity with standards and regulations that meet global best practices.