Niger Delta Exploration & Production Plc, the pioneer of indigenous upstream oil & gas production firm in country, has listed several milestones in the sector since it struck its first oil from its Ogbele Marginal field in Rivers State.
In a virtual event, which was attended by a cross section of the firm’s stakeholders, the Managing Director, Dr. ‘Layi Fatona, recounted the considerable challenges encountered by the company in its quest to pioneer indigenous upstream activities in Nigeria. He stated: It’s a milestone and he is proud of such as they achieved together as a company. They did not get here by chance. They got here because they believed it could be done. They shared the common dream that first an indigenous oil company was possible. Next, they put in much work to make it happen.”