The Oasis Reporters
July 25, 2018
By Aloysius Okerieke, Warri
Comrade Sheriff Mulade, frontline aspirant for the Delta State House of Assembly, Warri South-West constituency has proposed a Warri South-West oil and gas summit to bring critical stakeholders of the industry to the region for the sake of fostering rapid business and economic growth in Warri South-West.
The industry is amongst the core industries in Nigeria, responsible for the relative economic and commercial growth, as such the economic benefit will be extended to the grassroots by the economic/business summit alongside constituency briefing to be done on quarterly basis if Sheriff Mulade is eventually elected to represent Warri South-West constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly.
The natural gas and petroleum sector holds out business opportunities in the aspect of refining, transportation, marketing brokerage services, oil farm/ depot maintenance services, haulage, industrial cleaning, environmental bio remediation, pollution control, contracting and equipment leasing are some immediate business opportunities for Warri South-West people that must be utilized.
Though oil sector is highly regulated with government policies, the opportunities are numerous hence the proposed Warri South-West oil and gas summit will bring together captains and key players of the industry to unveil the investment opportunities to the people of Warri South-West and beyond.
The lucrative sector, whose diversify includes but not limited to refining, transportation, and marketing portends economic viability to the host communities within and outside Warri South-West as the summit is geared towards galvanizing these business and investment opportunities for the people living with the raw material that feeds the Nigeria nation.
Reaffirming our commitment to this noble idea our achievement will create more robust and accommodating platforms that will include setting up modalities for inter-sectoral collaboration between the international/multinational oil companies and local/medium scale investors to create economic, business, investment viable for Warri South-West.
The summit will also bring about a communique that will outline participatory role of host communities in the industry as regards the opportunities and challenges in the Oil And Gas industry by bringing the whole value chain together.
Experts, leaders of thought, key players and captains of the industry will also Explore new form of business partnerships and technological innovation for knowledge to expand the latest Business Models, Strategies and Best-Practices prevalent in the Industry. The Warri South-West oil and gas summit is informed because the time has come for us to explore and utilize the opportunity of being part of oil producing communities.
Above all, the Summit will attract investors and other international oil companies to create economically and commercially viable Warri South-West, as this summit will showcase investment opportunities to foreign and local investors. We will also take advantage of the raw material, peaceful and business friendly environment to pave the way for unprecedented development.