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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria
20-22 February 2024


Danstan Asanga Mwailafu

Eng. Danstan Asanga Mwailafu

Director of Technical Operations, Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA)
Danstan Asanga has over fifteen years of experience in petroleum industry in the areas of Engineering, Management, Petroleum Policy and Legal framework, Planning, Safety, Negotiation, Contracting and regulatory roles. Danstan is now a Director of Technical Operations at the Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA) in Tanzania. Prior to the present role at PURA, he served as a Process Engineer of Kiwila Coal and Power Company (KCP) in Tanzania before joining the Tanzania Petroleum and Development Corporation (TPDC) whereby he served in different positions including Local Content Team Leader, Project Coordinator, Senior Petroleum Engineer and Manager of International Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science BSc. (Hons) in Chemical and Process Engineering of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM, Tanzania and MSc. Petroleum Engineering (Specialized in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Norway. He is registered by the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Tanzania and member to a Society of petroleum Engineers (SPE).



  • NNPC Limited
  • Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)



  • Chevron
  • H-PTP Energy Services Ltd a subsidiary of Hobark
  • ND Western
  • The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)
  • Shell Nigeria Gas Limited
  • TotalEnergies
  • Uniterm Nigeria Limited



  • Invest in Africa



  • Calaya Engineering Services Limited
  • Cruxstone Development & Investment Limited
  • DeltaAfrik
  • Dorman Long Engineering Limited
  • Niger Delta Exploration & Production (NDEP)
  • Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)
  • Oilserv Limited
  • Prime Atlantic
  • TIREX Petroleum and Energy Limited



  • FloSmart
  • Future Concerns Nigeria Limited (FCNL)
  • Goddie Chemicals International Ltd
  • GGI International Nigeria Limited
  • Global Lifting and Engineering Services Nigeria Limited
  • Hanze Tours
  • Navante Oil & Gas Company Limited
  • Petrolog Group
  • Radial Circle Group
  • Tecon Oil Services Group
  • Topline Limited



  • Hydroserve




  • Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)
  • Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS)
  • Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA)
  • Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC)
  • Nigerian Gas Association
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)
  • Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN)
  • The Welding Federation Africa (WeldFA)
  • Tsavo Oilfield Services Limited
  • Women in Energy Network (WIEN)



  • Protection Plus Services Limited (PPSL)
  • 4SV Limited
  • Heritage Guardians
  • Heritage Treasure Trove Communications Limited