22 Aug NNPC, IOC’s BRAINSTORM ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has reiterated its resolve to sustain and ensure prudent supply chain management in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.
Speaking during a workshop on Supply Chain Management between the Corporation and the International Oil Companies in Abuja, the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Engr. Austen Oniwon, said in the face of the global business competition, the Corporation would keep adopting processes and procedures that would impact positively on the economy.
Engr. Oniwon who was represented by the Group Executive Director Engineering and Technology, Engr. Billy Agha maintained that the Corporation would employ prudent spending measures in its supply chain management so as to deliver value for money in the competitive global business environment.
“This workshop would help the NNPC and the other IOC’s to rub minds on the best way to manage the supply chain in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry. This forum will also help participants to acquire more ethical issues synonymous with acquisition of assets, share best practices amongst professionals to guarantee efficiency in the industry and ensure the application of Government processes and procedures,” Engr. Oniwon informed.
He lauded the Federal Government for enacting the Bureau of Public Procurement Act noting that the Act promotes probity and encourages competition that would grow the economy.
The NNPC helmsman implored participants to use the brainstorming session as an avenue to generate knowledge that would help in the management of the supply chain in the petroleum sector.
In his opening remarks, the Group Executive Director E and T of the NNPC, Engr. Billy Agha described the workshop as a welcome development that would foster a synergy between the NNPC and IOC’s through experience and knowledge sharing in the Supply Chain Management of the Oil and Gas Industry in the country.
He observed that the session will result to a system guided by policies and procedures that would make the oil and gas business more result- oriented and deliver value for investment.