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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

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


Lyoidah Kiconco

Dr Lyoidah Kiconco

Head of Exploration and New Ventures, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

Dr. Kiconco is petroleum geoscientist with over 22 years of professional experience in the oil and gas, education and natural resources sectors. Currently works as the Head of Exploration and New Ventures at the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC).  Formerly worked with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and Shlumberger where she held technical, leadership, management, and advisory roles. 

Her areas of expertise include geoscience data acquisition, processing and analysis, prospect and play assessment, assessment of petroleum potential of new acreages, modelling of petroleum reservoirs, oil and gas resource estimation, appraisal of oil and gas fields, field development planning, management of petroleum operations, business development and management and marketing and sales among others.

She holds Doctorate (Leadership and Strategic Management), MBA, Project Management Professional (PMP), MSc. Petroleum Geology, MSc. Water Resources Management (Hydrogeology), BSc. Geology & Chemistry and Dip. Management of Petroleum Operations.



  • 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