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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

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


Omar Farouk Ibrahim

H.E. Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim

Secretary General, African Petroleum Producers' Organization (APPO)

Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim is the Secretary General of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization, APPO. Before his appointment to that position in December 2019, Dr. Ibrahim held various positions in the oil and gas industry both nationally and internationally. He was Nigeria’s Governor for OPEC and Nigeria’s Executive Board Member at the Gas Exporting Countries’ Forum, GECF, between 2015 and 2020. Dr. Ibrahim was Adviser to four ministers of Petroleum of Nigeria between 2009 and 2020.

Between early 2003 and late 2009, Dr. Ibrahim was Head of PR and Information Department at the OPEC Secretariat in Vienna, where he was at various times the Editor in Chief and Executive Editor of the authoritative OPEC Energy Review.

Before Joining the oil industry Dr. Ibrahim spent 13 years in the media, first as a columnist and member of the Editorial Board of the Daily Times and later as the Managing Director of the then Federal Government owned New Nigerian Newspapers. Dr Ibrahim was between 1981 and 1990 a lecturer in the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences at the Bayero University Kano. Dr. Ibrahim has a number of publications in his name.



  • 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